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School Admission: evidence from national administrative data

School choice in England: evidence from national administrative data This paper provides new quantitative evidence on the functioning of school choice in England, building on a large body of research on school choice that followed the introduction of market-based reforms in 1988. Most parents reject nearest school Some 60% do not choose their… Continue Reading

School Admission – Report: Fair Access to Schools? The impact of the appeals and waiting list system

Report: Fair Access to Schools? The impact of the appeals and waiting list system NAHT comments on EPI report into secondary school places Wealthy biggest winners from school appeals Schools admission system ‘widens the gap between the rich and the poor  ASCL response to EPI report on school appeals … Continue Reading

School Admission: Sutton Trust research findings

Selective Comprehensives Great Britain Balancing out Britain’s state schools Reporting ‘Socially selective’ faith schools must introduce fairer admissions ‘Ballots would make school admissions fairer’  Top comprehensive schools take half the number of poorer pupils than the average  … Continue Reading

DfE Guidance: Admission appeals for school places (Published 15 March 2019)

“These guides will help admission authorities advise those involved with school admission appeals to understand their roles and responsibilities. ” Documents Advice for admission authorities on school admission appeals Advice for clerks and appeal panels on school admission appeals Advice for parents and guardians on school admission appeals This information will… Continue Reading

Adjudicator (OSA): Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England

OSA – Press release: Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England The annual report of the Chief Adjudicator, Ms Shan Scott, to the Secretary of State for Education, covering the period 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018. The report records the progress made by admission authorities in England… Continue Reading

Newsletter: 2 Weeks in Education – 24th December 2018

Next Newsletter: Monday January 7th 2019 Subscribe here: http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlight ********************************************************************** School Admissions & Admission Appeals Training Getting It Right First Time! Monday 14th January 2019 The School Admissions and Admission Appeals Codes Setting out compliant admission arrangements Establishing prejudice The decision-making process The role of the panel, clerks and presenting officers [ Full details and booking form… Continue Reading

School Admission: Recent adjudicator decisions

Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission OSA – Decision: St Alban’s Catholic Primary School OSA – Decision: Haydon School OSA – Decision: St John’s Marlborough Academy OSA – Decision: Cowes Primary School [Archive] All recent news on School Admission, Exclusion and Governance… Continue Reading

Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance – Latest news 29th October 2018

Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission, #SchoolExclusion and #SchoolGovernance Give pupils help to fight exclusions Children should be given legal advice and assistance when appealing against exclusions – About EHRC report Is Britain Fairer? (2018) The state of equality and human rights 2018 School exclusions “…ensure that children are provided with legal advice and assistance throughout the exclusions… Continue Reading

School: Admissions, Exclusions and Governance – Latest news 15th October 2018

School choice isn’t working Ofsted accused of ‘conflicting signals’ over Barnsley school exclusions Everyone on Board: NGA gives support to the DfE’s intent to improve the diversity of the teaching workforce Calls for greater diversity among school governors Hansard: School Exclusion Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the… Continue Reading

News: School Admissions, Exclusions and Governance – 1st October 2018

Parents ‘fake child’s illness’ to get place at best schools ‘County lines’ drug gangs recruit excluded schoolchildren Violence should be treated as a contagious disease, says Sajid Javid as study links school exclusions to rising gang crime Social mobility’s enemies: Admissions cheats Looking to France for an alternative to… Continue Reading

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