Form to be used by local authorities requesting that the Secretary of State for Education direct an academy to admit a looked-after child.
MS Word Document, 81.4KB
The form details all the information required by the Education Funding Agency (acting on behalf of the Secretary of State) to consider a request to direct admission of a looked-after child or a previously looked-after child to an academy.
It should be used in conjunction with the the School Admissions Code.
Directions should only be considered as a last resort.
Completed forms should be submitted online with the title “Request for a Secretary of State direction”.
For all enquiries for the Education and Skills Funding Agency
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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