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Choice Advice Service

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The Choice Advice Service is an independent, impartial service offering information, advice, guidance and support to parents and carers in relation to education choices, including applying for a school place, transferring schools, appealing for a school place, exclusions from schools and elective home education.

The Choice Adviser’s role is to:

  • offer independent advice and guidance
  • provide clear and concise information that is easily understood, including information on local schools
  • assist with the completion of any forms required to apply for or appeal for a school place
  • provide support and guidance with the school appeals process including providing representation at appeals hearings if required
  • help parents and carers to understand the school admission, school appeal, and school exclusion process
  • provide an advocacy service to parents and carers, listening to concerns and discussing available options

You can speak to the Choice Adviser by phone or email, or request an appointment, by contacting:

Genette Lamb
Choice Adviser

Phone: 01642 201872
Mobile: 07976553390
Email: choiceadvice@middlesbrough.gov.uk