Issue details

Admissions Arrangements for the 2025/26 School Year

Purpose of Report: To seek the Executive Member’s approval for the City of York Council co-ordinated schemes and admission policies for the 2025/26 school year. It also seeks approval of the proposed individual school published admission numbers (PANs) for the academic year beginning in September 2025. The report follows a period of 6 weeks consultation.

The Executive Member will be asked to approve the admission arrangements (admissions policies and published admission numbers) for all schools for whom the local authority is the admissions authority, for entry into school in September 2025.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/09/2023

Decision due: 15/01/24 by Decision Session - Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education

Lead member: Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education

Lead director: Corporate Director of Children's and Education

Department: Directorate of Children's Services and Education

Contact: Barbara Mands, Acting Deputy Head of Service & Policy & Planning Manager Email:, Rachelle White, School Admissions Manager Email:

Consultation process

The statutory requirement is for a six week consultation 2nd October to 12th November.


Headteachers and governing bodies of all schools in the City of York area, admissions authorities other than CYC (Voluntary Aided and Academy schools), neighbouring admissions authorities, dioceses of Church of England and Roman Catholic churches. Also any parent/carers of children in the area who respond to consultation documents.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: To be completed.


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