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School access module (SAM) provides schools with direct access to applications for school places.

The web address for the Schools Access Module (SAM) has changed. Please update it in your favourites on your web browser or on your desktop.

SAM user guides for foundation, voluntary aided and academy schools, a guide for community and controlled schools and guide for in-year admissions are attached to this page.

The guidance for viewing final allocations and leavers was revised in spring 2018.

If you need any advice, please email: or tel: 01629 537479.

Information and advice on the intake admissions processes is attached to this page. The school admissions code ensures a fair and straightforward admissions system that promotes equality and fair access for all.

School and college funding and finance on GOV.UK;includes links to the school admissions code and school admissions appeals code, as well as guidance for parents, schools and local authorities.

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