Admission appeals – Year 7
(Admission appeal process for Year 7 entry in September 2020 for places allocated on the national notification date of 2nd March 2020). Parents have the right to appeal against the decision to refuse their child a place at the School. No appeal can be lodged before the 2 March 2020. Appeal forms can be obtained below or from the Clerk to the Governors, who will deal with all appeals lodged in time, and with late appeals lodged prior to 29 May 2020:
Mr David Milne
Clerk to the Governors
26 Birmingham Road
Appeals must be sent to the Clerk to the Governors by the closing date 3.00 p.m. Tuesday 31st March 2020.
Do not send appeals to your Local Authority. Only (late) appeals lodged after 29 May 2020 should be sent to the school.
At least 10 days’ notice will be given advising the date of the appeal (usually heard in May or early June on a date to be arranged).
Any additional evidence must be provided to the Clerk to the Governors no later than 5 school days before the appeal hearing so it can be sent to the appeal panel.
Where possible, decision letters will be sent out within 5 school days of the last day of appeal hearings.
Admission appeals – Other
For all other appeals (including late applications, in-year applications):
Late appeals lodged after the 31 March and before the 29 May 2020 should be lodged with the Clerk to the Governors as above.
Any appeals lodged after 29 May 2020 should be lodged with the Clerk to the Governors and sent directly to the school.
Appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
At least 10 days’ notice of the appeal will be given, and any supporting evidence must be provided to the Clerk to the Governors no later than 5 school days before the appeal. Where possible, decision letters will be sent out within 5 school days of the last appeal hearing date.