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  • Admission appeals Parents can appeal admissions decisions, and you're required to publish an appeals timetable on your website. Be clear on how the appeals process works, what you need to do to stay compliant, and how to handle appeals during temporary coronavirus regulations.
  • A guide to writing equality objectives You're required to set equality objectives as part of your duties under the public sector equality duty. Whether you're setting these for all your schools, or want your school to adopt different objectives, use our guide for a practical approach to writing them.
  • Coronavirus: changes to faith school admission arrangements You may need to seek a variation to your admission arrangements for the September 2021 intake due to coronavirus. Find out why you might need to do this, and how, so you can make sure parents are clear on your admission criteria.
  • Cyber security glossary Get a handle on the key terms around cyber security so you can understand the common forms of cyber attack, and the measures your schools can put in place.
  • How to market your schools to parents Be clear on how you can make your schools stand out and use different channels, such as Facebook and Twitter, to get your message out there and pull people in.
  • How to protect your schools from cyber attacks Cyber security should be a top priority for you and your schools. Find out how to get cyber security on your schools' radars, how and when to check if your systems and processes are good enough, and follow our links to free tools, training and support.
  • How to set your admissions arrangements Find out how to set your admissions arrangements, who you must notify and the process for consulting.
  • Risk register: template and guidance You're required to maintain a risk register – but it's much more than an annual tick box exercise. Use our template and follow our guidance to stay on top of the risks facing your trust.
  • School Admissions Code: changes from September 2021 The DfE has updated the School Admissions Code in response to its consultation. The most significant changes are around the rules on in-year admissions and fair access protocols (FAPs). Get to grips with the amended code before it comes into force on 1 September 2021.
  • Website requirements: what your trust and schools must publish Be clear on what you’re required to publish online. Use our checklists to audit your trust website and your individual school websites. Make the most of your trust website with good practice suggestions for what else to publish.