Consultation outcome

Changes to the school admissions code

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

A summary of consultation responses and the government’s response outlining the next steps to be taken.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


We are seeking views on proposals to revise the current school admissions code.


Consultation description

We are consulting on proposals to:

  • give admission authorities the option to prioritise disadvantaged children in their admission arrangements
  • make minor changes to improve the clarity of existing provisions