Admission Appeals Timetable for Year 7

Due to the Covid pandemic, all appeals will be held based upon written submission.  This is in line with the DfE’s School Admission (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2020.


1 March 2021

Notification for Late Applicants:

9 March 2021

Deadline to lodge an appeal:

29 March 2021

Year 7 appeal hearings to be held: 

7 June to 8 June 2021 (Independent Appeals Services)

Decision Letter:

Will be sent within 5 days of the hearing

Please note

(i)         Appeals lodged after 29 March 2021 will be heard during the above dates if possible, or within 42 school days (excluding any school holidays) of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged on or after 15 June 2021 may not be heard until the autumn term.

(ii)       Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 23 calendar days before the hearing. Evidence admitted after this date will be considered by the panel but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.