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Includes information about all aspects of choosing which state school your child is eligible to attend, and the policies of schools on admissions. Also covers the appeal process where a parent is unhappy with the school selected for its child.

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School admissions policy

Choosing a school for your child. How to appeal if you are unhappy with the school that has been chosen for your child

4 School choice - your rights

Explains your rights about choosing a school for your child and what you can do if your child is not offered a place at your preferred school. Also explains the criteria used by LEA's to determine who should receive places at schools that are oversubscribed.
Provided by Department for Education and Skills- DfES
2 Admissions and applications

Information on the admissions processes, and advice on what you need to do and when.
Provided by Department for Education and Skills- DfES
1 Schools that can select pupils

Explains the selection systems of grammar schools, partially selective schools and the system of banding used in some comprehensive schools.
Provided by Department for Education and Skills- DfES
3 Access to education

Information on choice of school, schools' admissions policies, exclusions and special educational needs.
Provided by Adviceguide from Citizens Advice
5 Concerns and complaints about schools

Explains how you can complain about a school or the treatment of your child, how you can express your concerns if you feel the school may not be meeting the National Curriculum, or if you have a complaint about failing to get your child into the school of your choice or the appeal process.
Provided by Department for Education and Skills- DfES

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