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  • Admissions for looked after children Must looked after children have priority in admissions? We outline the rules and exceptions to prioritising looked after children (LAC) and previously LAC in school admissions. We also point to definitions of the terms 'LAC' and 'previously LAC', explaining which children qualify for priority.
  • Admissions: pupils with SEN Must pupils with SEN have priority in admissions? We outline the rules on the admission of pupils with special educational needs (SEN), including those with statements and education, health and care (EHC) plans. We also explain which types of school can be named on an EHC plan.