National Offer Day lans on April 16 this year. That means hundreds of thousands of families across England are anxiously waiting to hear whether their child has been offered their first choice of primary school. Official data shows that 90.2% of pupils last year were offered their first choice of primary school, which was down slightly from 90.6% in 2019. Hopefully the majority of families will this year find out that their children have been accepted by their Primary school of choice. But if you're unhappy with the decision you might be considering appealing. Here is what you can do as a parent. What to do if your child doesn't get offered their school of choice The most important thing is not to worry. If your child hasn't been offered their school of choice, you are entitled to appeal the decision. You'll be sent a letter about the decision, and it will usually tell you how to appeal. Keep in mind that you have to appeal each rejection separately, and you can only appeal once against each. The first thing you should do if find out who to appeal to, this will depend on the type of school. The appeals… Read full this story
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