Outcomes and deadlines

Important information about your appeal

When will I find out the outcome of my appeal?

Appellants will usually be sent the outcome of their appeal within 5 school days of the appeal hearing. This may be longer for appeals where there are multiple appellants.

Deadlines and important dates

The below deadlines are particularly important for those wishing to appeal for September 2018 entry.

Appeal type Deadline Applies to...
Secondary appeals (Y7) 29 March 2018 children starting secondary school in September 2018
Primary appeals (YR and Y3) 16 May 2018 children starting Year R or Year 3 from September 2018
In-year appeals N/A any application made outside of the main admissions round for primary, junior or secondary school 2018
When will my appeal be heard?

All appeals received before the above deadlines will be heard as follows:

Entry type Anticipated appeals date
Secondary - September 2018 2 May - 25 May 2018
Primary - September 2018 7 June - 20 July 2018
In-year appeals Within 30 school days of an appeal being lodged

You will be informed of the date of your appeal at least 10 school days in advance of the hearing.

Final papers will usually be sent to you at least five clear working days before the hearing.

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