Issue - meetings

School Admissions 2017/18

Meeting: 09/02/2016 - Cabinet (Item 24)

24 School Admission 2017/18

*     Reports by Carolyn Godfrey, Corporate Director

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

 Cllr Laura Mayes, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, presented the report which outlined the School Admission Policy for approval by the Cabinet. In her presentation, Cllr Mayes highlighted the importance of child safeguarding and that the policy applied to all state funded schools in the area.

 

In response to a question from Cllr Jon Hubbard, it was clarified that parents received information about transport matters when applying for school places.

 

There being no further debate, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

To approve and determine:

 

a)          The proposed scheme for the co-ordination of admission to secondary schools for 2017/18.

 

b)          The proposed scheme for the co-ordination of admissions to primary schools for 2017/18.

 

c)          The proposed admission arrangements for Voluntary Controlled & Community secondary schools for 2017/18.

 

d)          The proposed admission arrangements for Voluntary Controlled & Community primary schools for 2017/18.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The Local Authority has a statutory duty to have a determined admission policy for 2017/18 in place on or before 28 February 2016.