Objecting to school admission arrangements

Any person or body who considers that any maintained school or academy's arrangements are unlawful, or not in compliance with the School Admissions Code or relevant law relating to admissions, can make an objection to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator.

The Schools Adjudicator settles disputes over school admission arrangements and makes decisions about in year variations and some school organisation proposals. Full details of the outcome of each objection or referral are published here, on the School Adjudicator's website and on the website of the school concerned. The Schools Admissions Code 2014 (on Gov.uk) explains the various categories and forms of objections.

Objections for 2023

Objections partially upheld for 2023

An objection to the admission arrangements for Queen Eleanor's Church of England Junior School, Guildford for September 2023 has been partially upheld by the Office of the Schools Adjudicator. The revised arrangements are available on the Queen Eleanor's Church of England Junior School website.

Objections not upheld for 2023

An objection was made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator to the admission arrangements for St Joseph's Catholic Primary, Epsom. This objection was not upheld.