How do school admissions work?
It's essential to understand how school admissions work, to avoid disappointment when applying to schools. Considering that all parents go through the process at some point, it's surprising how many don't seem to know how it works; we are regularly asked questions such as, "can I guarantee a place by applying to just one school?" or "will it increase my chances if I put the school as my first choice?".
As this is a topic where visualisation really helps, we've put together a short video explainer. This really is essential viewing if you're not sure how the admissions process works and how to complete you CAF (Common Application Form).
You can read more on the gov.uk site here: https://www.gov.uk/schools-admissions
Author: Lewis Tandy