In accordance with the requirements of the School Admissions Code, the Council is required to submit an annual report to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator on aspects of the admission arrangements of the relevant schools in its area.
The Report to the School Adjudicator outlines a range of issues to do with school admissions in Oldham:
- How admissions arrangements serve the interest of looked after children and previously looked after children, children with disabilities and children with special educational needs
- An assessment of the effectiveness of fair Access Protocols and co-ordination including how many children were admitted to each school
- The number and percentage of lodged and upheld parental appeals