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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

School Admission: Preference data, Sutton Trust and EPI reports

DFE – Guidance: School preference data collections 2019: technical specification  … New EPI report exploring admissions to secondary schools and parental choice  – Report Parents ‘use ethically dubious tactics to gain school place for child’  –  About Sutton Trust report  … Continue Reading

News: School Admissions, Exclusions and Governance – 17th September 2018

[ Newsletter signup OSA – Decision: Holcombe Grammar School OSA – Decision: The Rochester Grammar School Event: Young Governors’ Network – Sheffield NGA: Updated Model Code of Conduct – 2018 Governor Stories: Launch events School Exclusions Review (4 Sep 2018) Hansard Q & A: 900 submissions The review remains in an evidence-gathering… Continue Reading

News: School Admissions, Exclusions and Governance – 3rd September 2018

[ Newsletter signup ] NEU comment on the LGA analysis into the lack of secondary school places  Thousands of children to miss out on secondary school place in five years LGA: Thousands of children to miss out on secondary school place in five years England faces secondary school places… Continue Reading

School Admission: Lottery, Ombudsman decision, BAME choices and places ’emergency’

LGA: Thousands of children to miss out on secondary school place in five years Faith schools: BAME kids face reduced chance of admission Black pupils less likely to be admitted to UK Church schools, study finds – Full report – Thesis Ombudsman: Unfair admission arrangement changes force siblings into… Continue Reading

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