National Statistics

Admissions appeals in England: academic year 2017 to 2018

Information on appeals submitted by parents against non-admission of their children to a preferred school for the start of academic year 2017 to 2018

Documents

Admissions appeals 2018: text

Admissions appeals 2018: tables

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Admissions appeals 2018: underlying data

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Details

The release reports on appeals relating to admissions at the start of the 2017 to 2018 academic year. It is based on appeals submitted with the appropriate admissions authority by 1 September 2017.

The publication includes, by school phase:

  • the number and percentage of appeals submitted
  • the number which are heard by an appeals panel

Of those heard, the number and percentage which are found in the parent’s favour (upheld) is also given.

The data is additionally broken down by school type (for example, foundation or academy schools) and, separately, by local authority.

Admission appeals statistics team

Published 23 August 2018