Getting to Grips with School Admissions is an essential eBook which shows you how to plan and implement a robust admissions policy for your school, which will minimise time and resources spent dealing with appeals and ensure you are acting lawfully.
Keeping headteachers, the entire senior leadership team and governors up-to-date with the latest news, reports, articles and guidance, the Leadership & Governance Hub brings together extensive materials on education law, leadership issues and school governance.
Essential for all school business managers, bursars and administrators, the School Business Management Hub provides reports on the latest news and policies, guidance on ensuring your school is more cost effective and advice on budget planning. You can also find guidance on legal issues.
The chairman of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC), Richard Thomas, has written to Michael Gove expressing concerns that the admissions and exclusions appeals panels of some academies are neither fair nor transparent.
The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has said that parents should have to demonstrate genuine grounds for appeal, rather than just being dissatisfied with a school's decision not to admit their child.