Decision details

Determination of School Admissions Arrangements for 2023/24

Reference: D54991

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Determination of the school admission arrangements for the school year 2023/24 which apply to all Leeds community and voluntary controlled schools.


The Director of Children and Families submitted a report which sought approval of the Leeds City Council admission arrangements (admission policy) for September 2023, with the report highlighting that the admission policy applied to all Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools in the city.



(a)  That in determining the school admissions arrangements for the academic year 2023/24, the admissions policies for the Leeds Community and Voluntary Controlled Primary and Secondary schools (as detailed at Appendices A, B, & C of the submitted report), be approved;


(b)  That the necessary authority be provided to the Lead for Admissions and Family Information Service to enable that officer to take any actions should there be a need to revise these arrangements after they have been determined, where this revision is necessary to give effect to a mandatory requirement of the Admission Code, admissions law, a determination of the Schools Adjudicator or any misprint in the admission arrangements, under regulation 19 of the School Admissions Regulations 2012;


(c)  That the following be noted:-

(i)  The Coordinated scheme for admissions arrangements for entry in September 2023 (as detailed in Appendix D to the submitted report);

(ii)  That the officer responsible for this work is the Lead for Admissions and Family Information Service;

(iii)  That the statutory date for implementation (i.e. determination of the policies) is no later than 28 February 2022, with the arrangements being published by 15 March 2022.

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education

Other reasons / organisations consulted

None required as no changes made from 2022/23 policy

Contact: Rebecca McCormack, Lead for Admissions & Family Information 0113 3787217 Email:

Report author: Rebecca McCormack

Publication date: 11/02/2022

Date of decision: 09/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 09/02/2022 - Executive Board

Effective from: 19/02/2022

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