Birmingham City council will contact all appellants with information about the exact process including the outcome of the hearing. The aim is to complete hearings and for parents to be notified of the outcome of their appeal by 30th June 2020.

Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school for admission to Reception in September 2020 will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012).  

Primary Offer date 16 April 2020 and Deadline for lodging an appeal Primary 18 May 2020.

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, 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 - Primary 18 May 2020
Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time 20 July 2020
Term starts September 2020