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. Apply for a secondary school place

    Apply for a state secondary school place through your local council

  3. In-year variation for admissions

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

  1. Academy admission request form for looked-after children

    Form to be used by local authorities requesting that the Secretary of State for Education direct an academy to admit a looked-after child.

  2. Objection to school admission arrangements

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

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Schools admissions

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

  2. School admissions code
  3. Schools admissions: applications from overseas children
  1. School admissions appeals code

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Summer-born children: school admission

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. Secondary school places confirmed for thousands of pupils

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England

    • Department for Education and Office of the Schools Adjudicator
    • Press release
  3. Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England

    • Department for Education and Office of the Schools Adjudicator
    • Press release
  4. New Chief Schools Adjudicator appointed

    • Department for Education and Office of the Schools Adjudicator
    • News story
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Policy and engagement

  1. Funding for school admission appeals
  2. Changes to the school admissions code

Transparency

  1. All Tameside MBC community secondary schools

    • Office of the Schools Adjudicator
    • Decision
  2. Edinburgh Primary School

    • Office of the Schools Adjudicator
    • Decision
  3. The Gilberd School

    • Office of the Schools Adjudicator
    • Decision
  4. St Clement Danes School

    • Office of the Schools Adjudicator
    • Decision
  5. National pupil projections: July 2018

    • Department for Education
    • Official statistics
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