Summer-born children: school admission

Guidance about school admissions for children born in the summer.


Admission of summer-born children in schools


This is for:

  • local authorities
  • school admission authorities
  • parents of summer-born children

It applies to local-authority-maintained schools.

It explains how school admission authorities must operate to provide school admissions for summer-born children.

You should read it in conjunction with the ‘School admissions code’.