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ADMISSION APPEALS: MAINTAINED PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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Figures on appeals lodged by parents against non-admission of their children for England for 1996/97. ...
Figures on appeals lodged by parents against non-admission of their children for England for 1996/97.

72,700 appeals were lodged by parents against non-admission of their children for 1996/97; the comparable figure for the previous year was 62,900.

51,300 appeals for 1996/97 were heard by a committee compared with 44,000 for the previous year; appeals heard by a committee represented 71% of appeals lodged.

19,800 appeals were decided in parents' favour compared with 17,000 in the previous year; appeals decided in parents' favour represented 39% of appeals heard by a committee.

schools

32,600 appeals were lodged by parents against non-admission of their children for 1996/97; the comparable figure for the previous year was 28,000.

21,800 appeals for 1996/97 were heard by a committee compared with 18,800 for the previous year; appeals heard by a committee represented 67% of appeals lodged.

10,600 appeals were decided in parents' favour compared with 9,100 in the previous year; appeals decided in parents' favour represented 48% of appeals heard by a committee.

Secondary Schools

40,000 appeals were lodged by parents against non-admission of their children for 1996/97; the comparable figure for the previous year was 34,900.

29,500 appeals for 1996/97 were heard by a committee compared with 25,200 for the previous year; appeals heard by a committee represented 74% of appeals lodged.

9,200 appeals were decided in parents' favour compared with 7,900 in the previous year; appeals decided in parents' favour represented 31% of appeals heard by a committee.

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