Maritime Academy Trust

Maritime is a charitable education trust with schools across London and the South East.

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Danecourt was originally designated as a school for pupils with moderate learning difficulties.  However the current cohort of pupils attending Danecourt have more complex needs, including pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex needs.

Danecourt is a primary school, so the children's ages range from 4 - 11 years (YR - Y6). All pupils attending Danecourt school have an Educational Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

If your child has an EHCP and you would like to have a look round Danecourt, please contact the main school office to arrange an appointment with a member of the senior leadership team.

Admission Arrangements

Admissions to Danecourt School generally happen in September, however depending on spaces there are in-year admissions. The school receives referrals directly from Medway Special Education Department. All enquiries regarding placements and the appeals process should be directed through the Medway Special Education Department at Gun Wharf.

Medway Special Education Department

Local authorities wishing to make referral to Danecourt should send any admissions paperwork to  

Should you have any queries regarding the admissions process please contact Lenna Wells on 01634 232589 or via email -

More information regarding the admissions arrangements in Medway can be found at -

Medway Council School Admission Arrangements

Medway Local Offer

School Transport

School transport is managed by Medway and is something that the school does not have any involvement in. If you wish to apply for school transport you can complete the online application form by following the link below: 

Once transport has been agreed it can take up to 20 days for it to be put into place, therefore we strongly recommend making an application as soon as your child's place has been confirmed at Danecourt. Please also be aware that should you move house you will need to go through the same process of completing and submitting  the application form to inform Medway of any changes in your circumstances.