Appeals Procedures

FAQs for School Appeals

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Scheme Statement

Please read the Scheme Statement outlining procedures for Admissions in September 2023

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Appeals Form

Click on one of the following links to download a copy of the In Year Appeals Form

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Generic Defence Statement

Click on the following link to view a copy of our generic Defence Statement

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Appeals Timetable

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Friday 1 March 2024). You needed to submit your appeal before Thursday 28 March 2024 for it to be considered by Monday 17 June 2024. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education