What are catchment/priority areas? Does living in the catchment/priority area guarantee an offer of a place at my catchment/priority school? How can I find out the catchment/priority school for my address? My child has not been offered a place at my preferred school. So what should I do? My child has been offered a place at a high school that I think is too far away. What should I do? My child has NOT been offered a place my preferred school. So what should I do? How does a waiting list operate? How does the admission authority decide which children are allocated places? Will the order I have listed my schools in be important? Will my child be of higher priority for a place at a school if I name it as my first preference? Will my child be of lower priority for a place at a school if I name it as my second or third preference? I have moved into the area and have more than one child needing a place in a school and I want them all to attend the same school; will this be difficult? Do I have to name six schools (three for in year applications)? What is the Published Admission Number (PAN)? How do I know which is my catchment/priority school? What if I want to apply for an academy, free school, trust school, voluntary aided school or grammar school? What do I do if I want to apply for a school outside Ealing? What do I do if I live outside Ealing but would like my child to attend an Ealing school? What do I do if I want my child to attend an independent (fee paying) school? What should I consider when deciding my preferences? How can I find out about a school's uniform policy? How can I find out about a school's ethos and values? Fraudulent applications What if my child has special educational needs but does not have a Statement? What should I do if my child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs? What happens if I do not qualify for a place at any of my preferred schools? What if I am not happy with the place I am offered? When will I find out which school my child has been allocated? Can I change my mind after I have completed my application form? What happens if I move house before places are allocated? What happens if I miss the deadline?