Appeals

Ark Schools Appeals Timetable - September 2020 entry

Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school for admission to Reception / Year 7 / Year 12 in September 2020 will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012). 

Offer Dates and Deadlines to Lodge an Appeal for September 2020

Secondary Offer Day: 2 March 2020

Date to Lodge a Secondary Appeal: 20 April 2020

 

Primary Offer Day: 16 April 2019

Date to Lodge a Primary Appeal: 18 May 2020

 

On-time appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for submitting appeals. Appeals submitted after these dates 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/Year 12, please click here for the secondary appeal form.

If you wish to appeal for a place in Reception, please first read this guidance about infant class size appeals , click here for the primary appeal form.

Please contact the academy if you need a paper form.

Mid-year appeals must be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal. Please click here to lodge an appeal.

Any additional evidence parents/carers wish to submit in support of their appeal must be sent to the external agency at least 5 working days before the hearing. Any evidence not submitted by this deadline might not be considered by the independent appeal panel.