TFS is a non-selective secondary school. We opened in September 2018 with 120 Year 7 pupils.

We received a further intake of 180 Year 7 pupils in September 2019 and this will continue in all subsequent years until 2025.

We are fully subscribed for September 2023 but if you would like to apply to be put onto our waiting list please complete an In-Year Admission form (click below) and send it to

Applications for September 2023 Year 7 places must be completed via a Kent County Council common application form (click below)

Please take some time to read our Admissions Policy under School Information/policies


All offer decisions are subject to the right of appeal.

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2024 you can appeal between 1st March - 28 March 2024 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 17 June 2023. For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged. 

Further guidance and advice from Kent County Council on the appeals process can be found here: