Fraudulent school place applications
Publication: BBC London 94.9
Clare Mackay was on BBC London 94.9 this morning talking to Penny Smith & Paul Ross about School Admission Appeals after reports that 10% of Parents in a London borough were found to have falsified information about their address or their living situation in order to secure their child’s place at school.
The parents now risk prosecution which could lead to community service and a fine of £500.
(The discussion about School Places starts at 1:07)
- To find out more about the ‘educational lottery’ of places at UK schools watch BBC Panorama tonight at 7.30pm
- Read Clare’s Top Tips for School Admission Appeals