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Admissions & Appeals

DBE Appeals Service

The Leicester Diocesan Board of Education provides an independent, professional Schools Appeals Service dedicated to ensuring that all admission appeal hearings are heard fairly, equally and within the law. 

Parents should check with their school whether they use our Appeals Service before completing the form. 

Admission Arrangements

 As an Admissions Authority, the Governing Body of a VA School or the Trust Board of an Academy has the responsibility to agree and set appropriate Admissions Criteria and to then ensure that this criteria is properly and fairly administered.

Here you will find further information on admissions including key dates:

The DBE has also provided guidance for our VA Schools and Academies, in line with the DBE Vision: