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School Standards and Framework Act 1998

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92Publication of information about admissions

(1)A local education authority shall, for each school year, publish the prescribed information about—

(a)the admission arrangements for each of the following, namely—

(i)the maintained schools in their area, and

(ii)if regulations so provide, such maintained schools outside their area as may be determined by or in accordance with the regulations;

(b)the authority’s arrangements for the provision of education at schools maintained by another local education authority or not maintained by a local education authority;

(c)the arrangements made by the authority under sections 86(1) (parental preferences) and 94(1) (admission appeals); and

(d)such other matters of interest to parents of pupils seeking admission to schools within paragraph (a) or (b) above as may be prescribed.

(2)The governing body of a foundation or voluntary aided school shall, for each school year, publish the prescribed information about—

(a)the admission arrangements for the school;

(b)the arrangements made by the governing body under section 94(2) (admission appeals); and

(c)such other matters of interest to parents of pupils seeking admission to the school as may be prescribed.

(3)The governing body of a school maintained by a local education authority—

(a)shall publish such information as respects that school as may be required by regulations; and

(b)may publish such other information with respect to the school as they think fit.

(4)For the purposes of subsection (3) information about the continuing education of pupils leaving a school, or the employment or training taken up by such pupils on leaving, is to be treated as information about the school.

(5)A local education authority may, with the agreement of the governing body of any school maintained by the authority, publish on behalf of the governing body the information referred to in subsection (2) or (3).

(6)Regulations may make provision as to—

(a)the procedure to be followed by a local education authority before publishing information under subsection (1); and

(b)the time by which, and the manner in which, information required to be published under any provision of this section is to be published.

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