Summer-born children: school admission

Departmental advice for local authorities, admission authorities and parents.



This departmental advice is for:

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

It relates to maintained schools.

It aims to help understand the framework within which admission authorities must operate when admitting summer-born children. It should be read in conjunction with the ‘School Admissions Code 2012’.

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