Office of the Schools Adjudicator - Annual Report

A requirement of the School Admissions Code requires Local authorities to produce an annual report on admissions for all the schools in their area for which they co-ordinate admissions, to be published locally and sent to the Adjudicator by 30 June following the admissions round.

The report must cover as a minimum:
a) Information about how admission arrangements in the area of the local authority serve the interests of looked after children and previously looked after children, children with disabilities and children with special educational needs, including any details of where problems have arisen;
b) An assessment of the effectiveness of Fair Access Protocols and co-ordination in their area, including how many children were admitted to each school under them;
c) The number and percentage of lodged and upheld parental appeals;
and
d) Any other issues the local authority may wish to include.

Click on the following link to view 2021 School Adjudicator Report: Annual Report 2021