Admission appeals – Year 7
(Admission appeal process for Year 7 entry in September 2019 for places allocated on the national notification date of 1 March 2019). 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 1 March 2019. 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 31 May 2019:
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. Thursday 28 March 2019.
Do not send appeals to your Local Authority. Only (late) appeals lodged after 31 May 2019 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 and for entry to the Sixth Form (Year 12):
Late appeals lodged after the 28 March and before the 31 May 2019 should be lodged with the Clerk to the Governors as above.
Any appeals lodged after 31 May 2019 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.