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School admission arrangements

Determined admission arrangements for 2019-2020

Determined admission arrangements for 2018-2019

Following consultation on proposed changes, Cheshire West and Chester Cabinet Member approved the local authority's admission arrangements and coordinated admission scheme for 2018-2019 academic year on 27 February 2017 in accordance with the statutory requirements.

To view the academies, voluntary aided and free schools admission arrangements, please visit the school or academy’s website.

Consultation on 2019-2020 admission arrangements

In accordance with the School Admissions Code, December 2014, admission authorities must consult when changes are proposed to admission arrangements. Consultation must be for a minimum of six weeks and must take place between 1 October 2017 and 31 January 2018. Cheshire West and Chester Council is proposing to make changes to the admission arrangements for the 2019-2020 academic year. Consultation ended on 15 December 2017, responses will now be reviewed in order for the arrangements to be determined by 28 February 2018.

Determined admission arrangements for 2017-2018

Cheshire West and Chester Cabinet determined the local authority's 2017-2018 admission arrangements and coordinated admissions scheme on 3 February 2016 in accordance with the statutory requirements of the School Admissions Code which states that admission authorities must determine their arrangements by 28 February.

The admission policies for 2017-2018 for Academies, Aided, Foundation, Studio and Free Schools can be viewed on the individual school's websites.

Determined admission arrangements for 2016-2017

In accordance with the Department for Education Regulations, the admission arrangements for Cheshire West and Chester community and voluntary controlled schools were determined on 15 April 2015.

Department for Education

Copies of the School Admissions Code are available from the Gov.UK website.

Schools adjudicators

Schools Adjudicators work independently of the Secretary of State for Education and Skills in deciding on objections to published admission arrangements and variations of determined admission arrangements.

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