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Reducing the published admission number (PAN)

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Last updated on 23 November 2016
School types: All · School phases: All
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What is the procedure for reducing the PAN? We refer to the School Admissions Code, which explains that all admission authorities must consult where they propose to decrease a school's PAN. We set out information on timescales and who admission authorities must consult.

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  1. 1 Procedure for decreasing the PAN
  2. 2 Who must be consulted?
  3. 3 Reducing the agreed pupil number: special schools
  4. 4 Do Ofsted grades affect changing the PAN?
  5. 5 Reducing the PAN for existing cohorts
  6. 6 Appealing against an LA's decision

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