What happens if I move house during the school application?

Sometimes, getting a place for your child at your first choice of school can be a postcode lottery and missing out can cause significant anxiety. Every school has its own unique admissions criteria, published on their respective websites, which consider various factors, including the catchment area or the distance of the child’s home from the school. But what happens if you move out of the area during the school application period? Are you legally obliged to inform them? What happens if you don’t? This article answers these questions and more.