Appeal a school admission decision

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6. Timetable

Timetable for Appeals 2021

Date Event
1 March 2021 Secondary Transfer Allocation Day
28 March 2021, 5pm Secondary Appeals Deadline - completed appeal forms must be received by the Appeals Team by 5pm on 28 March 2021*

16 April, 5pm

Secondary Appeals - parents extra evidence deadline – parent/s must ensure that any additional documents/ information in support of their appeal is received by the Appeals Team by this date or it may not be considered by the IAP**

May - July 2021 

Secondary Admission Appeals heard
16 April 2021 Primary Allocation Day
13 May 2021, 12 noon Primary Appeals Deadline - completed appeal forms must be received by the Appeals Team by 12 noon on 13 May 2021*
1 June, 5pm

Primary Appeals – parents extra evidence deadline – parent/s must ensure that any additional documents/ information in support of their appeal is received by the Appeals Team by this date or it may not be considered by the IAP**

 

June - July 2021 Primary Admission Appeals heard
At least 14 calendar days prior to appeal Notice of appeal letters sent to parent/s
At least 8 calendar days prior to start of appeal Case papers are sent by Appeals Team by post to parent/s, admission authority/school and panel members  
No later than 7 calendar days of the appeal decision or, in the case of multiple appeals, within 7 calendar days of all appeal decisions for that school Decision letter is sent to parent/s and admission authority/school

*For the appeal to be heard before the end of July 2021. Appeals submitted after the deadline dates (28 March for secondary appeals and 13 May for primary appeals) will be heard from September 2021 onwards.

** For secondary school appeals submitted by 28 March and primary school appeals submitted by 13 May.  For appeals submitted after these dates, parents’ extra evidence must be received by the Appeals Team at least 10 calendar days before the appeal begins or it may not be seen by the Appeal Panel.

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Last updated: 12 April 2021

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