Admissions Appeals

If you do not receive an offer for your first choice school, you have the right to Appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel.  To make an appeal you need to download the Appeals Form below and send the completed form to:

BY POST              

Appeals Administrator
Legal Services
Sand Martin House
Bittern Way
Fletton Quays

Tel:  01733 452589


BY HAND             

You can hand in your appeal form and additional information to Town Hall Reception.  Please request a receipt from the receptionist.
Please be aware that if you hand in your appeal form at Bayard Place this will cause a delay in processing your appeal.



Below the Admission Appeals timetable for the 2018/2019 School Admission round for maintained school for whom the city council is the Admission Authority.
This information is provided in accordance with paragraph 2.1 and 2.2 of the School Admission Appeals Code February 2012.

Admissions to Secondary Schools 2018-2019



Offer day

1 March

Closing date for appeals (within 20 school days)

29 March

All paperwork returned by 29 March (closing date) must be heard within 40 school days

18 June

Paperwork for Secondary appeals received after deadline will be heard within 40 school days of receipt. Please note that this might mean your appeal couild be heard in september 2019.



Late applications offer day

24 April

20 May

Appeals will be heard within 40 school days of being lodged

All other In-year appeals will be heard within 30 schools days of receipt.




updated February 2019

  1. Appeal Form - Jack Hunt