School Admissions

School Admission Appeals

Our free School Admission factsheet covers a range of legal information about school admissions and appeals including:

  • How do I make an application for a primary school place?
  • How do I make an application for a secondary school place?
  • What is an admission authority? What is an admission policy?
  • What if my child has special educational needs (SEN)?
  • Is it possible to appeal the decision of the admission authority?


Click here to download the School Admissions Factsheet

We also have a 'How to Guide' for School Admission Appeals which is a practical step by step guide on admission appeal issues

Click Here to download the School Admission Appeal How to Guide




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  • The telephone advice line is staffed 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday and a voicemail facility is available outside these hours.
  • Please see our legal advice factsheets page for a full list.


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