School Admission Appeals

In Year Appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

September 2018 Entry

Appeals resulting from secondary transfer and under 11’s applications for admission in September 2018 will be heard according to the following timetable:

  Allocation Day Appeals Lodged By
Appeals to be Heard Between
Secondary Transfer
1 March 2018 4pm on 29 March 2018
30 April - 15 June 2018
(excluding 28 May - 1 June)
Under 11's
(Primary Reception,
Junior / Middle)
16 April 2018 4pm on 18 May 2018 18 June - 20 July 2018
  • Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, which ever is the later date.
  • Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

  • Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 working days in advance of the hearing.

Additional Supporting Information

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least 7 clear working daysnot counting the day of postage or the hearing, in advance of your appeal.

Please remember that any confidential medical/social evidence submitted to the Admission Authority (AA) in support of your application will not be provided to an appeal panel.  If you wish to rely on this in support of your appeal you will need to submit this documentation to the appeals team.

Only a short document, such as a doctor’s letter not previously available, will be accepted up to 4 clear working days prior to the hearing.  Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and may not be considered at the hearing.