Issue details

Admissions priority for children adopted from state care outside of England

To agree to the variation of the admission arrangements for community primary schools for September 2021 and September 2022, in line with the mandatory provision set out in the School Admissions Code 2021 which requires children who appear (to the admission authority) to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted to be given equal first priority in admission arrangements, alongside looked after children (LAC) and children who were previously looked after by English local authorities (PLAC)

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/06/2021

Community: (All Communities);

Open/Closed: Open;

Decision due: July 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Jasmine Ali, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education jasmine.ali@southwark.gov.uk

Lead director: Strategic Director of Children's and Adults' Services

Department: Adults' and Children's Services Department

Contact: David Quirke-Thornton, Strategic Director of Children's and Adults Services Email: david.quirke-thornton@southwark.gov.uk.

Making Representations: Glenn Garcia 020 7525 2717