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School Admission Appeals Timetable

In year or immediate entry appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

September 2018 entry

Appeals resulting from year of entry or transfer applications for admission in September 2018 will be heard according to the following timetable:



Appeals lodged by

Appeals to be heard by


16 April 2018

15 May 2018

17 July 2018 (40 School days)

 NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Parents/Carers will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Parents/Carers will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

If a Parent/Carer wishes to submit further evidence which was not included with their initial appeal, they must make sure that it is received no later than 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.

Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing. The Appeal Panel must decide whether it should be considered taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing.