Objecting to 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. A link to the revised arrangements will be published here once they are available.

Objections yet to be determined for 2023

An objection has been made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator to the admission arrangements for St Joseph's Catholic Primary, Epsom. An update will be posted here when the Adjudicator makes their decision.

Objections for 2022

Objections partially upheld for 2022

An objection to the admission arrangements for Gordon's School for September 2022 has been partially upheld by the Office of the Schools Adjudicator.