School admissions

School admissions code and appeals code. Applications, deadlines, appeals and complaints. Guidance on summer-born children.

Services

  1. Apply for a primary school place

    Apply for a state primary school place through your local council

  2. Schools admissions

    Get a place for your child at a primary or secondary school - applications, deadlines, admission criteria, appeals and complaints

  3. Apply for a secondary school place

    Apply for a state secondary school place through your local council

  4. In-year variation for admissions

    Request for a variation in admission arrangements during the September 2018 to 2019 academic year.

  5. Objection to school admission arrangements

    Form required to object to the schools adjudicator regarding a school's admission arrangements.

See more services in this topic

Guidance and regulation

  1. School admissions code
  2. Schools admissions: applications from overseas children
  3. Summer-born children: school admission
  4. School admissions appeals code
  5. Academy admissions
See more guidance and regulation in this topic

News and communications

  1. Holbeach Primary School
  2. Buxton School
  3. St Aloysius Catholic Primary School
  4. Archbishop Blanch School
See more news and communications in this topic

Research and statistics

  1. Secondary and primary school application and offers: 2018
  2. Admissions appeals in England: academic year 2017 to 2018
  3. Secondary school choice and selection: national preferences data
  4. National pupil projections: July 2018
  5. National pupil projections: July 2017
See more research and statistics in this topic

Policy papers and consultations

  1. Funding for school admission appeals
  2. Changes to the school admissions code
See more policy papers and consultations in this topic

Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Academies admissions appeals review: 2015
  2. Academies admissions appeals review: 2014
  3. Academies admissions appeals review: 2013
See more transparency and freedom of information releases in this topic