65.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services regarding the admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in East Sussex for the 2023-24 academic year.
65.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to agree the admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools for the 2023-24 academic year as consulted, including:
1) the proposed admission arrangements (appendix 1 of the report);
2) the proposed published admission numbers (appendix 2 of the report), with the exception of one of the proposed changes as set out in the report; and
3) the proposed co-ordinated schemes of admission (appendices 3 – 5 of the report).
65.3 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.
65.4 The determined admission arrangements for community and voluntary
controlled schools will be published on the East Sussex County Council website by
15 March 2022 as required under current legislation. Any objection to these
arrangements can then be made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator until 15 May
2022. The final arrangements will be published in the composite prospectus online
(and available in hard copy on demand) by 12 September 2022 as required by the
School Admissions Code 2021