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 2022 31 March 2022
Primary  19 April 2022 18 May 2022

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 31 March 2022
Deadline for submitting appeals - Primary 18 May 2022
Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time - Secondary May & June 2022
Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time - Primary 19 July 2022
Term starts September 2022