Posts Tagged ‘school admissions’

Nearest school criteria explained

Catchment areas, nearest schools and other terminology make school admissions a jargon minefield. Here, we try to explain it as simply as possible. Nearest school criteria Several local authorities allocate places at oversubscribed schools by giving priority to children who apply to their nearest relevant school. This effectively creates a catchment – an area around […]

Catchment areas – will I get a place at my local school?

Here at findaschool we get lots of questions about catchment areas. Parents want to know how catchment areas work, are they guaranteed a place at their catchment school, and is it possible to get a place if they live outside the catchment area. I live in a catchment area – am I guaranteed a place […]

Secondary school application deadline – 31 October

Next September may seem a long way away when you’re only ten. But if you turning eleven this academic year and due to move on to a secondary school then your parents only have a few more days to get your secondary school applications in and try to seal your academic fate. That’s right, applications […]

Welcome to findaschool by 192.com

  Welcome to the new findaschool blog. Over the coming weeks and months, the team will be writing short posts to tell you all about the findaschool service, to provide advice on school admissions in the UK, and to offer some insights from the admissions data we have collected over the past few years. findaschool […]