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Admission Appeals

PRIMARY SCHOOL PLACES, YEAR R AND YEAR 3 APPEALS TIMETABLE 2022/23

Primary school places – Year R and Year 3, September 2022

Appeals will be considered in accordance with the School Admission Appeals Code 2012 and the Coronavirus Amendment Regulations 2020, which are available to view at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-admissions-appeals-code

  • School place offers will be sent on 19 April 2022
  • Appeals must be lodged by 23 May 2022
  • Appeals lodged on time will be determined in accordance with the School Admission Appeals Code 2012 and the Coronavirus Amendment Regulations 2020
  • Appeals lodged after 23 May 2022, that cannot be added to a scheduled hearing, will be determined at a later date

General

  • You will receive at least 10 school days’ notice of your appeal hearing date
  • You are able to 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 period 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 democratic.services@southampton.gov.uk 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 days following the hearing's conclusion.