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Admissions arrangements (statutory)

Admissions arrangements (statutory)

Applies to:

MS, Acad, FS

Background:

The School Admissions Code applies to all schools.  The Local Authority sets admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools, Voluntary Aided, Foundation and Academies determine their own arrangements.

Approval:

Full governing board or a committee of the governing board where the school is an admissions authority.

Review frequency: Arrangements to be determined annually.  Any changes must be consulted on and where no changes are made, consultation is required at least every seven years. 

Local Guidance: 

The Local Authority admissions policies for community and voluntary controlled schools and the determined admissions policies for voluntary aided and foundation schools can be found at the following link:

Determined admissions policies for voluntary aided and foundation schools

DfE Guidance:

Statutory Schools Admissions Code

Schools Admission Appeals Code

Schools and colleges administration and finance

Legislation:

Academies - Applies directly to academies and free schools via their funding agreements.

Maintained schools -

Section 88C of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998

School Admissions (Admission Arrangements and Co-ordination of Admission Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2012.

 

It is a REQUIREMENT to publish this information on the School’s website.

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