Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek agreement to consult on the 2024-25
arrangements for admissions to schools for which ESCC is the
admission authority. The outcome of the consultation will be
reported back to the Lead Member at the February 2023 meeting for a
decision as to what the admission arrangements for 2024-25 will
10.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services regarding Admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools in East Sussex 2024-25 - permission to consult. The Director of Children’s Services reported that in Appendix 1 the ‘Children wishing to transfer between a linked infant and junior school’ criteria should be listed as criteria number 4 and the criteria after that should be re-numbered accordingly.
10.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1) agree to consultation on the proposed admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled (VC) schools in East Sussex for the 2024-25 academic year as set out in appendix 1 of the report;
2) note that there are two proposed changes to the admission arrangements which are explained in appendix 2 and appendix 3 (A supporting map is attached as appendix 4) of the report;
3) agree to consultation on the proposed published admission numbers (PANs) for Community and VC schools for 2024-25, as set out in appendix 5 of the report; and
4) agree to consultation on the proposed co-ordinated schemes of admissions as set out in appendices 6-8 of the report.
10.3 The County Council is required by law to consult on its admissions arrangements every seven years, or sooner if any changes to those arrangements are proposed for the schools for which it is the admission authority.
Report author: Jo Miles
Publication date: 17/10/2022
Date of decision: 17/10/2022
Effective from: 22/10/2022