Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Families
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Local Authority must consult on its admissions arrangements as a minimum every 7 years. Consultation took place between 28 November 2017 & 10 January 2018 and the feedback considered.
The Portfolio Holder is recommended to approve the coordinated scheme and admission arrangements for 2019 and subsequent years, following the 6 week public consultation period. The updated scheme and arrangements will be implemented and apply to applications for places in all publicly funded mainstream primary and secondary schools (i.e. including academies) for the school year 2019-20 and beyond. The admission arrangements include the overall procedure, practices, criteria, published admission number (PAN) and supplementary information to be used in deciding on the allocation of school places.
That the responses to the consultation to be noted, and approval be given to the updated coordinated admission scheme and admissions arrangements for 2019-20 and beyond, which all local authorities are required by section 88M of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (SSFA) to have in place.
The recommendations will enable the Local Authority to meet its statutory duty to determine its coordinated admission scheme and admissions arrangements every 7 years, by 28 February 2018, for 2019-20 and beyond.
Publication date: 16/02/2018
Date of decision: 16/02/2018
Effective from: 27/02/2018