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Making an appeal after a Selection Review

If your child’s Selection Review was unsuccessful, you cannot request an Admission Appeal until after 1 March once your child’s Home LA has written to tell you that a place cannot be offered at a preferred Buckinghamshire grammar school.

Appeal a school admission decision

4. Request an Admission Appeal

Make an appeal for a school place

You can make an appeal if you have applied for a Buckinghamshire School place and been refused.

What you need to know

  • You will need to submit a separate appeal form for each child and/or each school
  • You should send your evidence no later than 10 days before the appeal hearing or the IAP may not be able to consider it
  • Do not send school work or certificates
  • It is your responsibility to provide your evidence in support of your appeal

Before you begin

  • Read the Parents' Guide
  • Prepare any evidence you wish to upload in support of your application
  • Prepare your reasons for your appeal

Primary school

If you were refused a place on 16 April 2018, your deadline date for appealing is 14 May 2018 (2pm).

(Appeals received by this deadline will be heard between June and late July 2018, but appeals received later will not be heard until September/October 2018).

In-year appeal forms must be submitted within 20 school days of the date you received written notification that your child was refused the school place.

The appeal form takes approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Request a primary school appeal

Secondary school

If you were refused a place on 1 March 2018, your deadline date for appealing is 28 March 2018 (2pm).

(Appeals received by this deadline will be heard between early May and late July 2018, but appeals received later will not be heard until September/October 2018).

Late Transfer Year 8 & 9 for September 2018 entry - if you were refused a place on 6 April your deadline date is 14 May 2018 (2pm)

In-year appeal forms must be submitted within 20 school days of the date you received written notification that your child was refused the school place.

The appeal form takes approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Request a secondary school appeal

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Last updated: 5 April 2018

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