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Palace Wood

Primary School

From little acorns, mighty oaks grow

Secondary Transfer

Making the move to secondary school is a milestone in every child's life. As with any change, it needs to be prepared in advance.  Therefore, during term 6, Year 6 complete a range of transition activities, visit their new school and are visited by a teacher from their new school. Throughout Year 5 and 6, children have the opportunity to discover what a secondary school is like because of links we have made. This might include workshops, pantos, DT days, sports days and more. 

Kent operates a system of selection for Grammar schools.  Approximately 25% of children across Kent gain a Grammar school place. Please be aware that this year the Kent test is changing.

For more info about secondary transfer, please see the links below. 

http://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/school-places/secondary-school-places

Kent 11+ info page

Where do our pupils go?

  • MGS
  • MGGS
  • Invicta Grammar
  • Oakwood Park Grammar
  • Maplesden Noakes
  • St Simon Stock
  • Valley Park
  • St Augustines
  • Aylesford
  • Cornwallis