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School admission appeals timetable

Appeals for secondary school places for Year 7 in September 2020 will be heard in the preceding May and June. Secondary school appeals need to be lodged by 30 March 2020 in order to be considered at the same time as other appeals for the same school.

Appeals for primary school places for Reception or Year 3 in September 2020 will be heard in the preceding June and July. Primary school appeals need to be lodged by 18 May 2020 in order to be considered at the same time as other appeals for the same school.

All other appeals will be heard throughout the year, within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Please note that these dates are subject to change.

Table showing school admissions appeal timetable

School admission appeal dates 2020

Wednesday 15 July (appeals heard on this date must be lodged by Wednesday 19 June)

Wednesday 16 September

Thursday 8 October

Thursday 15 October

Thursday 5 November

Wednesday 18 November

Thursday 3 December

A day of appeal hearings usually begins at 10am. 40 minutes is allocated for each appeal, although the duration of an appeal can vary.

If you have any queries regarding school admission appeals or would like further information, please contact us on 01344 352000.

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