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user1474536778 Thu 22-Sep-16 11:35:06

Hi - does anyone know if you get into a school based on your location and then subsequently move if that would change the decision as won't have started new school.

It will only be a couple of miles - but where we are now guarantees a place and where we will move to does not.

Many thanks

prh47bridge Thu 22-Sep-16 12:49:29

This question gets asked fairly regularly. The offer cannot be taken away simply because you move. However, the LA may well take a look at what has happened. If they conclude that the application was fraudulent or deliberately misleading they can take away the place even after the child has started school. For a genuine move that should not be a problem.

user1474536778 Thu 22-Sep-16 16:45:49

Great thanks for this - really helpful.

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