Appeal a school admission decision

4. Request an Admission Appeal

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

  • Evidence must be sent no later than 10 days before the appeal hearing, or the IAP may not be able to consider it and your appeal may be delayed

  • Do not send school work or certificates

  • It is your responsibility to provide your evidence in support of your appeal

Before you begin

  1. Read the Parents' Guide it has important information about your appeal

  2. Prepare any evidence you wish to upload in support of your application

  3. Prepare your reasons for your appeal 

Primary school appeal

For Primary appeals for Reception, September 2019 entry.

If you are refused a school place on 16 April 2019, your appeal form must be received by the Appeals Team by 12 noon on 22 May 2019.

Appeals received by these deadlines will be heard between June and July 2019. Appeals received after these deadlines will not be heard until September 2019 or later.

Other primary appeal forms should 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 appeal

For Secondary appeals for Year 7, September 2019 entry.

If you are refused a school place on 1 March 2019, your appeal form must be received by the Appeals Team by 12 noon on 28 March 2019.

Appeals received by these deadlines will be heard between 29 April and July 2019. Appeals received after these deadlines will not be heard until September 2019 or later.

Other secondary appeal forms should 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: 12 June 2019

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