Form to be used by local authorities requesting that the Secretary of State for Education direct an academy to admit a looked-after child.
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”.
Contact form https://form.education...
For all enquiries for the Education and Skills Funding Agency
Published: 28 February 2014
Updated: 4 January 2016
- Form updated to remove references to residence orders.
- Updated with changes to the process section and to add a link to the online enquiry form for submitting completed forms.
- First published.