Today was notification day for many parents across the country, confirming if their child has been offered a place at their first choice of primary school.

The decision can have far reaching consequences for the children and their parents if the school is either geographically difficult, or does not cater for the child's specific needs.

It is possible to appeal the decision, and such appeals consider the admission criteria and if these were applied fairly, then looks at harm likely to the school if an additional place were to be offered, and the harm to the child if it were not offered a place. More information can be found at:-