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Appealing for a School Place

Admissions Appeal Timetable

  1. For entry in Year 7 in September 2021:
National Offer day Monday 1 March 2021
Closing date for lodging appeals* Friday 26 March 2021
Deadline for paperwork for appeals Friday 26 March 2021
Planned days for individual appeal hearings  Monday 7 - Friday 11 June 2021

* 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 (2012). 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.

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 (2012). 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.

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

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Admission Appeal Form 27th Feb 2017 Download