Issue details

School Admission Arrangements and Scheme 2022

To determine the following school admission arrangements for 2022/23 academic year:

• The Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes for all schools and academies
• The Admission Arrangements for Community & Voluntary Controlled Schools
• The Protocol for pupil admittance over Published Admission Number for Community & Voluntary Controlled Schools and Service Personnel.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects two or more divisions;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/12/2020

Decision due: 27 Jan 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years


• Full consultation took place in 2016. There are no significant changes to the proposed admission arrangements for 2022/2023 and therefore full public consultation is not required by law.
• Informal feedback throughout the past year from schools and parents have led to minor changes of clarification to some points within the documentation.

Planned Dates: • Legislation states that the council must determine its 2022/23 admission arrangements by 28th February 2021 and publish by 15th March 2021.

Background papers

  • • The School Admissions Codes 2014 and associated Regulations  
  • • DfE Guidance notes  
  • • Determined Co-ordinated Scheme and Admission Arrangements for 2021 and previous years