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Online - Education Admissions

21 March 2022 09:15 - 14:30


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21 March 2022  |  From £205 + VAT

This thorough, practical course provides a comprehensive update on the latest developments in school admissions appeals and school admissions. The focus of the course will be on the admissions appeals Code, as well as the admissions Code, and the process of school admissions for both primary and secondary. The course will cover:

  • The admissions appeals Code

  • The admissions Code

  • Practice and procedure in front of the IAP

  • Infant class size appeals

  • Avoiding legal challenges

This course is aimed at those clerking independent appeal panels, solicitors advising on school admissions, school leaders, local authority officers and independent appeal panels.

Tanya Callman

Barrister and Legal Trainer, Edulaw Chambers; Consultant Editor to the Education Title of Halsbury's Laws of England (Fifth edition)

Tanya has long been recognised as a leading expert in education law and has advised many local authorities, academies and maintained schools. She has also acted for parents and children as well as for many independent schools.

She was formerly Consultant Editor of Education, Public Law and the Individual, the journal which she founded. Tanya is also a member of the Practical Law Company Public Sector Consultation Board.

Tanya was ranked in the number 2 band for Leading Juniors specialising in education law “Legal 500” and in the number 3 band for leaders at the Bar in “Chambers and Partners Directory”.

She represented the local education authority in the first case of an appeal from the decision of the (then) Special Educational Needs Tribunal (S v Special Educational Needs Tribunal and the City of Westminster) – taking the case ultimately to the Court of Appeal.

A founder member of the Advisory Group for the National Autistic Society’s Advocacy for Education Service, Tanya has also been involved with a range of educational and special educational needs charities. She was co-Chair of an access advisory group on disability issues.

Amongst her work, Tanya has appeared on Legal Network Television, presented a paper at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, written for Judicial Review and contributed course material for the Open University.

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