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Appealing for a School Place

Admissions Appeal Timetable

  1. For entry in Year 7 in September 2022:
National Offer day Tuesday 1 March 2022
Closing date for lodging appeals* Tuesday 29 March 2022 (noon)
Deadline for paperwork for appeals Tuesday 29 March 2022 (noon)
Planned days for individual appeal hearings  Monday 13 - Friday 17 June 2022

* appeals may be lodged after this date.  However, it cannot be guaranteed that late appeals will be heard at the same time as all other appeals.

Parent/carers who wish to appeal against the school’s decision not to offer a place to their child should contact Sharron Baird-Parker,School Admissions Manager. Appeals will be heard in line with the School Admission Code (2021). An Independent Appeal Panel will be arranged to consider our reasons for refusal and the parent/carer’s reasons for wanting their child to attend the school. You will get at least 14 calendar days’ written notice of an appeal date.

You can appeal using the Lincolnshire County Council's appeal form.  More information is available on their website:

https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/school-admissions/appeal-school-place

The decision of the Independent Appeal Panel is binding on both the school and the parent/carers.

Mid-Year Appeals

If you are not able to get a place for your child in the school  of your choice; you have the right to an independent appeal.

The independent admissions appeal panel will hear your appeal against the decision not to offer a place to your child.  If would like to lodge a mid-year appeal, you should contact Sharron Baird-Parker,School Admissions Manager. Appeals will be heard in line with the School Admission Code (2021). An Independent Appeal Panel will be arranged to consider our reasons for refusal and the parent/carer’s reasons for wanting their child to attend the school. You will get at least 14 calendar days’ written notice of an appeal date.

You can appeal using the school's appeal form (see below).

The decision of the Independent Appeal Panel is binding on both the school and the parent/carers.

Documents

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Admission Appeal Form (mid-year applicat... 27th Feb 2017 Download