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Consultation on reduction in the PAN at Overdale Infant School

As part of OAK Multi Academy Trust, from 29th November 2023 until 9th January 2024 the below school will be consulting on proposed changes to September 2025 admission arrangements.

All schools are required to carry out a consultation regarding any proposed changes in our schools' published admission numbers or oversubscription admission criteria. The admission authority for Overdale Infant School is Oak Multi Academy Trust. The Trust is responsible for ensuring that the school complies with the relevant law and guidance in respect of Admissions and Appeals for state funded schools.

The proposed changes:

Overdale Infant School is going to consultation on decreasing their PAN from 120 to 90

Purpose of change:

There has been a decline in birth rate and the numbers of children applying for places In the catchment area has reduced.

Who are we consulting with?

The School Admissions Code 2021 requires that all admission authorities undertake a statutory consultation to seek the views and comments of parents/carers, other admission authorities, schools in the relevant area, Leicester City and County Council including neighbouring local authorities and anyone else who may be affected by the proposed changes. The consultation will run for 6 weeks commencing on 27th November 2023 and closing on 7th January 2024 at midnight. A copy of the School Admissions Code 2021 can be found at School admissions code 2021 (

How can you respond to the consultation?

You can respond to this consultation before the closing date on 9th January 2024 by emailing:

What Happens next?

After the consultation period has closed OAK Multi Academy Trust (as the admissions authority) will consider the responses received. The Trust will then determine final admission arrangements for September 2025. Following determination, the arrangements will be published on the school’s website.

For general enquiries or comments about this please email