Agenda item

School Admission Arrangements Academic Year 2024/25 - Report of Corporate Director of Children and Young People's Services [Key Decision: CYPS/01/2023]


The Cabinet considered a report of the Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services which sought approval of the proposed admission arrangements and oversubscription criteria for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools for the 2024/25 academic year (for copy of report see file of minutes).

Councillor T Henderson, Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Children and Young Peoples Services informed Cabinet the proposed admission arrangements had been devised following consultation with schools, other admission authorities, governing bodies, and parents. There were no changes proposed to the Admission Arrangements for 2023/24 apart from to admission numbers for a small number of schools and academies. The admission arrangements ensure that as many parents as possible are provided with a place at one of their preferred schools.

Councillor J Shuttleworth, Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Highways and Rural Communities, explained that the arrangements were clear to understand it was pleasing to note a high percentage of pupils were accommodated at their preferred school.


That the recommendations in the report be approved.



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