Yesterday the Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, announced that the Government is to amend the rules relating to the Schools Admission Code in England by:
- stopping objections to a school or local authority’s admissions arrangements from outside the local area;
- stopping “vexatious complaints against faith schools from secularist campaign groups”; and
- requiring admissions authorities to consult on their admission arrangements every four years rather than, as at present, every seven years.
Which is a very interesting use of the word “vexatious”. Continue reading