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
Following the relevant consultation, the Lead Member will need to determine the admission arrangements at the meeting in February 2024 in line with the requirements of the School Admissions Code.
43.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services to determine the admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary controlled schools in East Sussex for 2025-26 and to agree the co-ordinated schemes for admission for the same year as required by the School Admissions Code 2021.
43.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1) agree the admission arrangements for 2025-26 as set out in appendix 1 of the report (unchanged from 2024-25).
2) agree the Published Admission Numbers (PAN) for the same year, as set out in appendix 2 of the report, including the revised PANs for Chailey School and Mayfield CE Primary School; and
3) agree the co-ordinated schemes of admission as set out in appendices 3, 4 and 5 of the report.
43.3 The School Admissions Code 2021 states that admission authorities must determine their admission arrangements annually.
43.4 The determined admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in 2025-26 will be published on the Council’s website by 15 March 2024 as required under current legislation. Any objection to these arrangements can be made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator until 15 May 2024. The final arrangements will be published in the composite prospectus online (and available in hard copy on demand) by 12 September 2024 as required by the Code.
Report author: Jo Miles
Publication date: 06/02/2024
Date of decision: 06/02/2024
Effective from: 13/02/2024