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’.
The 2018 report includes the findings of surveys given to local authorities and the parents of summer-born children who have asked to delay their child’s admission to reception.