School admissions appeals timetable

Primary school appeals

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Reception (or to Year 3 at Honeywell Junior School) for September 2021 will be heard according to the following timetable:

September 2021 entry
Action Deadline
National Offer Day 16 April 2021
Date by which an appeal must be submitted 17 May 2021 (20 school days)
Dates when appeals will be heard

 

All appeals received by 17 May 2021 will be heard between 22 June to 16 July 2021

 

Dates when appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing

7 June to 1 July 2021

(10 school days in advance of the hearing)

Date by which the Clerk sends appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority

10 June to 6 July 2020

(7 clear working days before the appeal hearing)

Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence 8am, 3 working days before the appeal hearing
Decision letters sent to the appellants Within 5 school days of the appeal hearing (whenever possible)

Appeals lodged after 17th May 2021 (known as late transfer appeals) will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of the appeal being received, whichever is the later date.

Secondary school appeals

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Year 7 for September 2021 will be heard according to the following timetable:

September 2021 entry
Action Deadline
National Offer Day 1 March 2021
Date by which an appeal must be submitted 29 March 2021 (20 school days)
Dates when appeals will be heard

 

All appeals received by 29 March 2021 will be heard between 11 May and 15 June 2020.

(Excluding half term week  - 31 May to 4 June 2021 inclusive)

Dates when appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing

23 April to 24 May 2021

(10 clear school days in advance of the hearing)

Date by which the Clerk sends appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority

28 April to 3 June 2021

(7 working days in advance of the hearing)

Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence

8am, 3 working days before the appeal hearing
Decision letters sent to the appellants. Within 5 school days after the appeal hearing (whenever possible)

Appeals lodged after 29th March 2021 (known as late transfer appeals) will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being received, whichever is the later date.