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Academies: Admissions

Question for Department for Education

UIN 199854, tabled on 10 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many applications his Department has received from academies seeking to change their admissions policies; and how many such applications his Department accepted.

Answered on

18 June 2014

Academies can only change their admission arrangements following the procedures set out in the School Admissions Code.

During the 2013/14 academic year the Education Funding Agency has received requests to change admissions arrangements for 8 academies. Of these, 7 were approved and 1 was withdrawn by the academy trust.

These figures do not include applications to change admissions arrangements that form part of a request for a wider change to an academy's funding agreement, for example extending the age range, as this data is not recorded centrally.

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