Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school for admission to Reception in September 2022 will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012).  

  Offer Date Deadline for submitting an appeal
Secondary 01 March 2023 29 March 2023
Primary  17 April 2023 16 May 2023

On-time appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for submitting appeals. Appeals submitted after this date will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being submitted, whichever is the later date.

Parents/carers will be notified of their appeal date by an external agency engaged by the Ark network. If you wish to appeal for a place in Year 7, please click here for the secondary appeal form. Please read this guidance about infant class size appeals  by clicking here , click here for the primary appeal form. 

Please contact the academy if you need a paper form.

Stage of process Date
Deadline for submitting appeals - Secondary 29 March 2023
Deadline for submitting appeals - Primary 16 May 2023
Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time - Secondary May & June 2023
Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time - Primary 18 July 2023
Term starts September 2023