To Appeal against a placement decision, please follow the links below:
Due to the Covid pandemic, all appeals will be held based upon written submission. This is in line with the DfE’s School Admissions (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.
National notification date for on-time applicants Friday 16 April 2021
Notification date for late applicants (whose applications received after 15 January and before 16 April 2021) Monday 26 April 2021
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (returning completed appeal papers to the School) Monday 17 May 2021
Appeal hearings to be held From 07 June to 16 July, inclusive
(i) Appeals lodged after 17 May 2021 will be heard during the above dates if possible, or within 42 school days of the appeal being lodged. In this situation, the time frames given above may not be achieved. Appeals lodged on or after 15 June 2021 may not be heard until the autumn term but no more than 30 school days after the appeal was lodged.
(ii) Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 23 calendar days before the hearing. Evidence admitted after this date will be considered by the panel, but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.