Statistics - national statistics

Admissions appeals: maintained primary and secondary schools in England, academic year 2008 to 2009

This statistical first release gives information about appeals lodged by parents against non-admission of their children to their preferred school in the academic year 2008 to 2009.

Documents

Main Text: SFR15/2010

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National and local authority tables: SFR15/2010

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Pre-release access list: SFR15/2010

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Detail

Reference Id: SFR15/2010

Publication Type: Statistical First Release

Local Authority data: LA data

Region: England

Release Date: 10 June 2010

Coverage status: Final

Publication Status: Published

It details the number of appeals lodged and heard, and their outcomes. The figures and trends presented in this publication help to monitor the success of policy commitment to ensure that school admission arrangements work for the benefit of all local parents and children.

The key points from the latest release are:

Infant Classes in Primary Schools

  • The number of appeals lodged increased
  • The number of appeals heard by a panel increased
  • The number of appeals decided in favour of the parents increased; however the percentage of appeals decided in favour of the parents decreased.

Primary Schools (including infant classes)

  • The number of appeals lodged increased
  • The number of appeals heard by a panel increased
  • The number of appeals decided in favour of the parents increased; however the percentage of appeals decided in favour of the parents decreased.

Secondary Schools

  • The number of appeals lodged decreased
  • The number of appeals heard by a panel decreased
  • The number of appeals decided in favour of the parents decreased; however the percentage of appeals decided in favour of the parents increased.

Andrew Clarke - Schools Statistical Team
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schools.statistics@education.gsi.gov.uk