Welcome to Sharon Oliver Consultancy

Supporting Schools with Guidance and Training in School Admission and Appeals Compliance

Support for schools to ensure their Admissions Policy is compliant with the statutory regulations.
Clerking and Presentation support for schools
Training for school staff in the  School Admissions and Appeals process.
Frequently Asked Questions by Parents/Carers
Since 2019 Sharon has chaired and presented the Understanding School Admissions and Appeals training sessions for IG SCHOOLS. Some of the comments received: Informative and useful, I found this course a good
Understanding School Admissions and Appeals Training Sessions IG SCHOOLS
Supporting the Elliot Foundation Academies Trust with School Admissions Policy Compliance 'Sharon is efficient and extremely organised, with true expertise and in-depth knowledge of the admissions process. The service
Madison Gough, Policy and Governance Officer
School Admission and Appeals compliance training session was presented in clear and engaging manner. Information was targeted to our needs and therefore extremely useful. 
Admissions officer – Darrick Wood  Senior School
Sharon has a wealth of knowledge on admissions and appeals, and goes above and beyond to answer questions and provide advice.
Matthew Hills, Director of Operations, Langley Park Learning Trust
Sharon managed the administration and delivery of the bulk primary school appeals (approx 75 across 26 schools) and some secondary bulk appeals (approx 36 across 5 schools) on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council in
Daniel Harry, Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager – North Yorkshire Council
"I can totally recommend Sharon Oliver for providing support to admissions matters. Reviewing, and drafting 25 new admissions policies, including full involvement of the academies and liaison with eight local authorities
Elliott Foundation: Managing the review and consultation of 25 academy admission policies
Very enlightening and clearly presented" " A good combination of presentation and discussion" " Connecting the information to real life cases worked well". Operations Team Ark John Keats Academy
Quotes from a training session on Preparation & Presentation of School Admission Appeals
The training session was extremely worthwhile and Sharon was an exceptionally knowledgeable  trainer.  Sharon prepared a day of bespoke 1:1 training, which covered all aspects of admissions, from Policies to Appeals and
Cranbrook School – Admission & Appeals Training Session
"Very knowledgeable presenter - useful information across various areas of admissions" "Presentation was very well delivered and explained fully"  "Good interaction with the audience" "Good tips on how to improve
Quotes from a training session on the School Admissions and Appeals Process – Ark Federation Schools