Summer-born children: school admission
Guidance about school admissions for children born in the summer.
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’.
Published: 26 July 2013
Updated: 19 December 2014
- Updated advice document to take into account changes resulting from the publication of the revised school admissions code.
- Updated document clarifies the compulsory school age.
- First published.