Explains how to apply for a school place for your child. Covers the normal admissions round, late applications, changing school mid-year and applying for a sixth form place.
Explains why a local authority might refuse your child a place at your chosen school, covering oversubscription criteria and infant class size limits.
Explains what you can do if your child is refused a place at the school of your choice. Covers asking to be added to a waiting list, appealing a refusal, reapplying to the same school if your circumstances change and how to make a complaint.
Explains what happens if you appeal against a refusal of a school place for your child. Covers the Welsh Government School Admissions Appeals Code and what happens at an appeal hearing.
Things to think about before taking action, if you are unhappy with a school admissions decision or the outcome of an appeal.