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08/03/21

Mrs Bond received some wonderfully creative and fun entries for the pancake competition over half term. She was very impressed with the standard of the students’ entries. Check out the winning submissions below. Congratulations to Henry, and our wonderful runners up! https://t.co/8SAlFLUGjR

08/03/21

Last week our students had the opportunity to attend to a Sports Science workshop where they learnt all about how science can have an impact on sporting ability. Our students gave great feedback following the workshop, please see some of their quotes below! https://t.co/QzizGwrGqF

08/03/21

Today we're celebrating all of the amazing women in the world https://t.co/4S5XVvIABu

05/03/21

After our final week , we're pleased to share our weekly edition of SST News with our school community https://t.co/m1KKxAc4j4. We're so excited to see our students next week! Have a lovely weekend everyone. https://t.co/WWkFCw18V4

05/03/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/xauxeOave2

05/03/21

So glad you enjoyed it! We cannot wait to welcome back our students next week. 3 more sleeps...

05/03/21

We cannot wait to welcome your son, along with the rest of our new cohort, in September! 🎉 https://t.co/OLSC9mZVec

05/03/21

We are so glad you both enjoyed the video! We cannot wait to welcome your son, along with the rest of our new cohort, in September!

05/03/21

Will and Briony, Form Captains, have put together the presentation below to showcase the Kind Hearts students in 7E have produced. Check them out here: https://t.co/pyPiU61B7c 💙 https://t.co/2vyWxnGdgO

04/03/21

The staff at SST are so passionate about that they wanted to share some of their favourite stories and books with you. Have you been watching our weekly short videos with a member of our team reading to our Founding Cohort? https://t.co/6yOQTM3utC https://t.co/gJd3aqaYgb

04/03/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/TtFw0FaTvl

04/03/21

To celebrate , Mrs Beales would like to share with the SST community some reflections on in the world of by the magnificent Mrs Vincent, Lead Teacher of Languages and Linguistics, in her weekly blog. Check it out here: https://t.co/owF4xlDpoZ https://t.co/lmFMge9CRj

03/03/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/mRXKnzzg5A

03/03/21

Did you know , part of , is holding its first ever Community Art Auction? The live event on Youtube will raise money for with a range of artwork available to purchase, created by Valley Park Art Scholars. Anyone can bid! https://t.co/hHHdvcPrF1 https://t.co/q2DkXwsKbS

02/03/21

We are so excited to welcome back our students next week, so much so that our staff have put together this brilliant video! We hope this makes you smile and excited for when our school community are finally reunited! https://t.co/HNveESedLY

02/03/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/4ZLciimwJQ

02/03/21

Our students are so excited for Amaaaaazing Assembly for this morning! https://t.co/KDNMXPfHkl

01/03/21

Today marks St.David’s Day and our Humanities Department are celebrating all things Welsh, from language to traditions, from geography to myths. Don't forget to join the Humanities Teams Student Development Platform on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, from 3.00-3.30pm. https://t.co/IcY8gSquNE

01/03/21

Wishing all our transition students the best of luck on school offer day today! https://t.co/X5vDCh3RHP

01/03/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/4dNc8xUDWK

01/03/21

Well done to the students who sent in their entries for “Rate my Plate”. Mr Martin was delighted to come in and judge the different meals prepared by the students. He was hugely impressed with the quality, meal names and presentation of the meals. See below our winners! https://t.co/GMFf9K2w9R

26/02/21

After a successful first week back, we're pleased to share our weekly edition of SST News with our school community https://t.co/wRYKsER3f1. Have a lovely weekend everyone. https://t.co/8fZ5KsFVWc

26/02/21

Well done to all our students who took part in the VIAT photography collage competition over half term - there were some stunning entries! https://t.co/4Ag7o0mNH8

26/02/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/K4Jlk4j71J

26/02/21

Say hello to SST's new furry babies! Cleo in 7T has welcomed 3 kittens this week. The father cat belongs to 7T’s Elliott so they are very much part of the SST family! Rachel & Hannah’s sheep have also begun lambing: just look at these cute twin lambs! Spring is truly on the way😀 https://t.co/cHlKe1ISkX

25/02/21

Before half term we launched a 'Rate my plate' competition, challenging our students to take a photo of their lunch with Mr Martin, our school chef, judging the entries. Check out Will's fantastic entry below! https://t.co/JTvcF9WN9q

25/02/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/AXM48JQAty

25/02/21

This week our Head Boy and Head Girl Team joined our Leadership Group for a Student Voice meeting. They fed back about online learning, their experiences from Term 3 and also shared the views of the other students. The LG were so impressed with their feedback https://t.co/bSCuUOaIQm

24/02/21

Week 1 challenge - Spring has Sprung! This week our students have been challenged to find a sign (or signs) of the arrival of spring in their local area or garden. We love this image sent in by Nancy showing the snow drops in her back garden! https://t.co/toyKIKaW0x

24/02/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/cNn94xuUsR

24/02/21

It is so lovely to see David completed the SST Random Act of Kindness Challenge during half term. He delivered a chocolate bar and a home made hot chocolate to his friend and fellow SST student, Jack. 👏👏👏 https://t.co/Ql3BOSMk49

23/02/21

Retweeted From Mr Fuller

Founding Cohort, up for a challenge? https://t.co/nM1qbYiqnt

23/02/21

Retweeted From Children's Society

👏 Some lovely news for a sunny afternoon 🌞 https://t.co/MQXxPfgODS

23/02/21

Retweeted From Mark Russell

This is so inspiring! Thank you Ethan for being such a hero! So proud of this incredible effort to raise money to support disadvantaged young people https://t.co/v4DdyylcvJ

23/02/21

We are so proud of Ethan who is raising money for the by completing 50 miles in February with his family. So far they have raised £435 to help support disadvantaged children to have better lives. You can support them by donating here https://t.co/BERshX0Jfl https://t.co/oT2tMbiwx0

23/02/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/4guTKtVaql

23/02/21

We are so pleased to see David enjoyed the lovely weather last week when he went on his scavenger hunt! Great photos David! Did anyone else go on a scavenger hunt during half term? https://t.co/gZScGSc3Uz

22/02/21

This week in our Headteacher's Blog, Mrs Beales speaks about our preparation for welcoming our new cohort as National Offer Day nears. Check it out here :https://t.co/a3juTEGqXw https://t.co/HvIcK1OieZ

22/02/21

During lockdown we will be sharing a daily quote to keep our school community motivated and inspired during these difficult times https://t.co/xTDmAyuKXl

22/02/21

Welcome back to our Founding Cohort this morning, we hope you had a restful half term! https://t.co/DFtl2LsZOc

Admissions 2021

For September 2021, we will have intake of 180 students for the School of Science and Technology Maidstone.

The Regional Schools Commissioner has agreed that the School of Science and Technology Maidstone can remove from its admission policy the requirement to conduct banding tests. The admission criteria will therefore be in accordance with the oversubscription criteria contained within the Admissions Policy.

You can find a copy of our full Admissions Policy below.

If you have any queries, please contact the Admissions Team - admissions@sst.viat.org.uk 

2021 Admissions Policy 2021

 

National Offer Day 2021

You will be offered a secondary school place by the Local Authority on the National Offer Day, 1 March 2021. Students who are offered a place at SST will receive our welcome letter during the same week. Good luck to all applicants.

Appeal 2021

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2021 you can appeal between 1 March - 28 March 2021 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 14 June 2021.   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.

Appeals Form 

Appeals-Defence-Statement-SST-2021-22.pdf

Appeals-FAQ.pdf

In-year Admission

If you are interested in placing your child on the waiting list during the school year, please complete the In Year Casual Application Form (IYCAF) and email to admissions@sst.viat.org.uk or send by post to us.

The IYCAF is available here

In-year places are allocated when there is a vacancy, based on the oversubscription criteria stated in the Admissions Policy.