DfE Guidance - Information for Parents

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Ark Schools appeals timetable September 2022 entry

Appeals for children refused admission at a preferred school for entry into Reception in September 2022 will be heard according to the regulations in the School Admission Appeals Code (2012).

You may find this booklet useful should you wish to make an appeal:

PDF iconADMISSIONS APPEALS INFORMATION BOOKLET

  Offer date Deadline for lodging an appeal
Secondary

Primary

1st March 2022

19th April 2022

31st March 2022

18th May 2022

Appeal panel hearings will take place within 40 school days of the deadline date for submitting an appeal.

The independent appeal panel clerk will notify parents/carers of the date of their appeal; appeal hearings will take place during May/June/July 2022.

If you wish to appeal for a place in Reception, please click here for the primary appeal form.

Before submitting a Primary appeal, please make sure you read this  PDF iconGuidance on Infant class size appeals ,

Please contact the academy if you need a paper form.

In Year Admissions

Applications made to any year group outside the main admissions round (In-Year admissions) should be made directly to ther Local Authority.

If you wish to apply for a place, please complete the application form which can be found here

Parents/carers will be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days.

If a place is refused the child will be added to the waiting list, the position on the waiting list will be determined according to the oversubscription criteria in the School’s Admissions Policy.

If refused a place, the parent/carer has the right to appeal the decision.

If you wish to appeal, please click here for the primary appeal form.

Before submitting a Primary appeal, please make sure you read this  PDF iconGuidance on Infant class size appeals ,

Appeal panel hearings will take place within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal. Parents/carers will be notified of their appeal hearing date by the independent appeal panel clerk.