Oversubscription criteria

​When a school receives more applications than there are places available (published admissions number, or PAN), the oversubscription criteria is used.

Every school has an oversubscription criteria and it dictates the order in which places are allocated.

View oversubscription admission criteria

To view the oversubscription criteria for your preferred school, please search for the school using the schools directory.

Apply for a school place

To apply for a school place you will need to complete an application form, available on the school admissions pages.