Appeal Hearings Timetable for 2020

Under the terms of the 1998 Education Act parents have the right to appeal to an independent appeal 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 places1st March 2020
Deadline for lodging AppealsFriday 17th April 2020
Deadline for Additional Evidence to be received for on time appealsFriday 24th April 2020
Deadline for Admissions Authority to submit their evidenceNine School Days before date of the Hearing
Deadline for Appeal Papers to be sent to all partiesSeven 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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