Council services during the COVID-19 outbreak

Maintaining essential services to support your health and wellbeing

Useful links and contacts  

  • Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) -  provides advice and information to parents on a wide range of school based issues including exclusion, admissions and special education needs
  • Cheshire East School Transport - provides information on the Cheshire East School Transport policy, and links to online forms requesting school transport assistance
  • Get Information About Schools  - Register of Educational Establishments in England maintained by the Department of Education
  • Education and Skills Funding Agency -  Government department whose responsibilities include funding and monitoring academies, university technical colleges, studio schools, and free schools
  • GOV.UK - the Department for Education website, with information on education and children's services in England
  • Local Government Ombudsman - looks at complaints about councils and some other authorities and organisations, including education admissions, and appeals
  • Neighbouring local authority contact details - please see our Applying for School Places Information booklet
  • School Admissions Code - provides statutory guidance on school admission processes for all maintained schools in England
  • School Admissions Appeals Code   - provides statutory guidance on the school appeal process for all maintained schools in England
  • School Ofsted Reports - provide inspection findings and judgements with the grades given by the inspector
  • School Performance Tables - view school performance, characteristics, workforce, finance and Ofsted inspection outcomes
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) - are when a child’s ability to learn can be affected by such things as their behaviour, ability to socialise, reading and writing, ability to understand things, concentration levels, physical needs or impairments. If you think your child may have special educational needs, please contact the Assessment and Monitoring Team  

Contact us

0300 123 5012 - option 1

Fax: 01270 686491

School Admissions
Floor 5, Municipal Buildings
Earle Street

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