School Admissions Policies and Appeals
View the latest admissions policies and find out information on the appeals process.
- Admissions Policies 2022 to 2023 Consultation
- Admissions Policies 2021 to 2022
- Admissions Policies 2020 to 2021
- Education Inclusion Policy (opens in a new window)
Delayed and Accelerated Transfer policy
- Policy on Delayed and Accelerated Transfer (opens in a new window)
- Guidance on Educating Children with an EHC Plan Out of Year Group in Mainstream Schools
Delayed and Accelerated Transfer Policy supporting documentation
- School Admissions – Information for Parents Book
- WCC Education Inclusion Policy 2010
- DfE SEN Code of Practice (2015) – Schools and Early Years (opens in a new window)
- Local Inclusion Fund - Ordinarily Available in Early Years Settings
- The SEND Graduated Response within Worcestershire
- DfE Advice on the admission of summer born children (opens in a new window)
Accessing funding children and young people post 19 years of age
Funding for Further Education and support arrangements for young people accessing Further Education will vary according to age and it is important to take this into account when considering delaying school entry because the young person will be one year older than their peers.
Up to the age of 19. education and any additional support required is available to those young people with and without EHC Plans.
Post 19 students aged 19 and over who do not have an EHC plan (including those who declare a learning difficulty or disability) may be charged fees for courses and funding for significant additional learning support may not be available.
Students aged 19 and over who have EHC Plans will be funded and charges for courses will not be made, support will be available as determined by the Plan.
Fair Access Protocol
- Appealing an In-Year Refusal and Waiting Lists (opens in a new window)
- Appealing for a place at High School and Waiting List Procedures 2020 (opens in a new window)
- Appealing for a Primary or Middle School and Waiting Lists 2020 (opens in a new window)
- KS1 appeal information (opens in a new window)
- The appeals process