Decision details

Admission Arrangements 2021/22

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree the admission arrangements for East Sussex Community and Controlled schools for the academic year 2021/22


35.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval of the admission arrangements for the 2020/21 school year.


35.2     RESOLVED – to agree the proposed admission arrangements for the 2021/22 school year, including:

1) The proposed admission priorities and community areas (including the amendment to the Heathfield Primary schools’ community area as set out in the report).

2) The proposed admission numbers for community and controlled schools as set out in Appendix 2 of the report (excepting the increase in the Published Admission Number for Willingdon Community School, where it will remain at 200); and

3) The proposed co-ordinated admissions schemes.




35.3     The County Council is required by law to carry out consultation on admission arrangements every seven years, or sooner if there are any changes to those arrangements for the schools where the local authority is the admission authority.


35.4     the determined admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools will be published on the East Sussex County Council website by 15 March 2020 as required under current legislation. Any objection to these arrangements can then be made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator until 15 May 2020. The final arrangements will be published in the composite prospectus online (and available in hard copy on demand) by 12 September 2020 as required by the School Admissions Code 2014.

Report author: Jo Miles

Publication date: 31/03/2021

Date of decision: 24/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 24/02/2020 - Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Effective from: 03/03/2020

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