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Admission Appeals


Primary school places – Year R and Year 3, September 2024


Appeals will be considered in accordance with the School Admission Appeals Code 2022

which are available to view at:

  • School place offers will be sent on 16 April 2024
  • Appeals must be lodged by 17 May 2024
  • Appeals lodged on time will be determined in accordance with the School Admission Appeals Code 2022, before the end of the summer term
  • Appeals lodged after 17 May 2024, that cannot be added to a scheduled hearing, will be determined at a later date.


  • You will receive at least 10 school days’ notice of your appeal hearing date.
  • You can waive this right if you are late in making your appeal and wish to have your appeal determined at a hearing that is already scheduled.
  • Case papers will be dispatched to you within a reasonable time before the hearing date.
  • Once you have received notification of your hearing date, any additional evidence you wish to submit should be sent via email to the Democratic Services Inbox in accordance with the date detailed in the notification.
  • Additional evidence may be submitted up to and including the day of the hearing.
  • The panel will take its significance into account and whether there is a need to adjourn the hearing to allow all parties time to consider it.
  • Following the appeal hearing decision, where possible, letters will be sent five school day’s following the hearing's conclusion.