Fair access protocol – school admissions and exclusions

The fair access protocol in your area, and/or;
 any policies or protocols related to in-year admissions, for children and young people (CYP) who have been excluded from school, for CYP who have experienced a managed move or other type of negotiated transfer, for new arrivals to the area, and for any other category of in-year admission, and/or;
 any policies or protocols covering processes, placements and/or educational provision of any kind, in any place, for children and young people excluded from school, CYP who have experienced a managed move or other type of negotiated transfer, CYP at risk of exclusion and new arrivals to the area.

If you have more than one policy or protocol covering any of these processes in your local area, please send copies of all of them and indicate which geographic areas they cover. If you share a policy or protocol with another local authority area, please indicate this to us.

If there is no policy or protocol in place in your area related to the issues outlined above, please reply to inform us of this; also, please let us know if a policy or protocol is currently being developed.

Education Inclusion service – Providing a statutory, but impartial service about inclusion, reintegration and exclusion

School admission arrangements and policies including current consultations. 

The Fair Access Protocol (FAP) in-year co-ordinated scheme and managed move protocol can be viewed via the link below:

Fair Access Protocol

The FAP is under review currently.

Managed Move Protocol

How many cases in each of the following categories came before the fair access panel in your area in 2018-19 or the last financial year for which data is available? Please indicate to us the financial year for which you are providing the data. Categories include:

  • Official exclusions 96
  • Managed moves, or another type of negotiated transfer scheme 29 managed moves and 1 managed transfer to ONE system
  • New arrivals to the area
  • Parent- or carer-initiated school move
  • Any other category of CYP who are placed through this panel.

The number of Fair Access cases in 2018 -2019 is 265 – combined value for new arrivals in the area, parent/carer initiated, any other.