Appeal Hearings Timetable for 2017

Under the terms of the 1998 Education Act parents have the right to appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel. If you wish to exercise your right to appeal and request an Appeal Application Form please contact the Schools Admissions Officer on






Offer of Places



Wednesday 1st March 2017


Deadline for lodging Appeals



Wednesday 10th May 2017


Deadline for Additional Evidence to be received for on time appeals



Monday  22nd May 2017


Deadline for Admissions Authority to submit their evidence



Nine School Days before date of the Hearing


Deadline for Appeal Papers to be sent to all parties



Seven School Days before date of the Hearing


Appellants will receive:


At least 10 school days’ notice of their appeal hearing


Decision letters will be sent within 5 school days of the hearing OR where multiple days are required within 5 school days of the last hearing day



Please Note:  All In-Year admission appeals must be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal form.

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