School admissions


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Wakefield City Council (17 004 263)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 17-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Miss A's complaint about the decision to refuse her appeal for a school place for her daughter because it is unlikely he would identify significant fault causing injustice to her on the Council's part.

  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (17 004 334)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 17-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs A's complaint about the decision to refuse her appeal for a school place for her daughter because it is unlikely he would find fault on the Council's part.

  • Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (17 004 483)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 17-Jul-2017

    Summary: A parent complained about the admission appeal panel's rejection of her appeal about a place for her daughter at her preferred secondary school. But the Ombudsman does not have reason to investigate this matter. This is because there is no sign of fault in the way the panel dealt with the case to warrant our intervention.

  • Sheffield City Council (17 005 346)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 14-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council's decision not to offer a place at infant school A. This is because there is no suggestion of fault in the way the admission panel considered the appeal.

  • Nottinghamshire County Council (17 003 601)

    Statement Not upheld School admissions 14-Jul-2017

    Summary: The complaint concerns an appeal hearing against the refusal of the admission authority to offer the complainant's daughter (D) a Year 7 place at a secondary school (school R). There is no evidence of fault in the way Panel decided the appeal.

  • Cambridgeshire County Council (16 015 617)

    Statement Not upheld School admissions 14-Jul-2017

    Summary: The complaint is about an infant class size appeal hearing, the conduct of the panel and advice the Council gave to the complainant. I do not uphold the complaint, due to insufficient evidence of fault.

  • Kent County Council (17 004 160)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 12-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman does not have grounds to investigate this complaint from a parent about a school admission appeal. The parent felt the appeal panel dealt unfairly with his appeal for a place for his son at his preferred secondary school. But there is no sign of fault by the panel to warrant our involvement.

  • King David High School, Liverpool (17 004 330)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 11-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr F's complaint that the School's Admissions Appeal Panel failed to provide his child with a place. It is unlikely the Ombudsman would find fault which caused him to lose out on a school place.

  • Lancashire County Council (16 018 800)

    Statement Upheld School admissions 10-Jul-2017

    Summary: There was no fault in the Council's refusal of Mrs X's application for delayed admission to reception for her summer born son Z. There was fault in how the Council first told Mrs X about this decision. It did not fully explain this decision as required. This fault did not cause Mrs X injustice because of the Council's subsequent review.

  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (17 004 090)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 07-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman does not have reason to investigate this complaint about an unsuccessful school admission appeal. The parent who complained is unhappy the appeal panel rejected her appeal about a place for her daughter at her preferred secondary school. But there is no sign of fault in the way the panel dealt with matters to warrant our intervention.

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