Appealing against a secondary school allocation.

by Rick Rogers

Publisher: Advisory Centre for Education in [London

Written in English
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School Appeals Explained. likes. School Appeals Explained is full of useful information to help in preparing for your School Appeal. Appeal against a decision to refuse your child a school place Attending the Appeal Hearing You can choose to attend the appeal hearing (the appeal) in person, and have a friend or family member with you to speak for you or simply give you support. I would recommend School Appeals Services and in particular David Knight and am so pleased we didn't just settle for what we always believed, was the wrong decision.” Mr S B, Cambs. Mr S B won his appeal for a Secondary school with the help of David in May Allocation day letters. Secondary Schools: 2 nd March ; Primary Schools: 16 th April ; Deadline for lodging appeals (for local authority schools) Secondary Schools: 3 rd April ; Primary Schools: 29 th May (however appeals lodged after this date must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged).

  How to appeal a school place allocation Parents have a legal right to appeal if their child is not allocated their first choice school place. A local .   Kent Grammar Schools. At all Kent grammar school appeals against a non-selective decision, the Kent test scores and any HTA report will be distributed to the Panel and parents. This also has the effect of eliminating false parental claims about the results.   It is pretty difficult to win an appeal against a decision not to offer a child a place at a certain school. Where the school is very popular and over-subscribed, there will be lots of other. - Second School Allocation Exercise Telephone List of Regional Education Offices |Any enquiries related to the website on School Allocation Exercise, please email to [email protected] |.

a) Appeals for entry into Year 7 at secondary school in September received by the published deadline date of 31 March should be heard by 14 June b) Appeals for entry into reception class F2 in September , received by the published deadline date of 21 May , should be heard before the end of the summer term. Allocation of Coventry secondary school places for September It was not possible to offer places to all who requested places at oversubscribed schools. All places were allocated using the different criteria in each school admission policy. Primary & secondary school admission appeals Every parent will have experienced the angst of applying for a school place for their child (although surprisingly, some parents do not realise that an application has to be made for their child to progress from the nursery at the school to the reception class) and the associated worry of whether. Secondary School. Secondary School Allocation Day – Monday 1 March ; Deadline for Receipt of a Secondary School Admission Appeal Form – to be confirmed; Secondary School Admission Appeals must be heard as soon as reasonably practicable and will be held at a date to be confirmed.

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On a more positive note, there is no class size limit for 8+-year-olds. If you choose to appeal a junior school and secondary school decision, there are two stages. Although there are a lot of technicalities and legal jargon about these, try not to panic.

It can sound more complicated than it actually is. Stage 1 of the school appeal process. You can only appeal once against each rejection. Preparing your appeal. The admission authority for the school must allow you at least 20 school days to appeal from when they send the decision letter.

Template for writing an appeal against your child's offered secondary school place. If your child has missed out on their first choice of secondary school, use our free non-selective school appeals letter template to get your appeal rolling.

Debbie Andalo explains what parents need to do if they want to appeal against the secondary school place offered to their child Thu 1 Mar EST Share on Facebook.

Click to receive The Good Schools Guide's free Secondary Schools National Offer Day appeals advice booklet pdf.

You have a legal right to appeal to any school named on your preference form. This will come as a huge relief to those still suffering from the shock of receiving an offer for ‘Unpopular Academy’ instead of your chosen secondary school.

The Appeals process is designed to allow some exceptions to the rules on admitting pupils to their desired school. The Appeal Panel is there to balance the school’s difficulties caused by admitting her child, against the difficulties your child would experience by not getting in.

The legal jargon for those difficulties is ‘prejudice’. Brighton isn't expecting 'random allocation', as the policy which a number of councils are considering is known, to kill off appeals.

'It's a statutory right, and I don't think the position is. School and myself agreed that mixed sex wouldn't be best for ds as his closest friends in primary were mainly girls and he isn't particularly sporty which is the main draw of the boys school. He however knows a few dc at appeal school and literally nobody at allocated not 1 Appealing against a secondary school allocation.

book, it's quite a way away, not bad by car 15 mins but BUS wise its 2. Choose your child's preferred secondary schools. The S1 Internet System (S1-IS) opens for hour online submission at 11am on the day of PSLE results release. You can submit your child’s 6 preferred school choices online by 3pm on 1 December Get a place for your child at a primary or secondary school - applications, deadlines, admission criteria, appeals and complaints School admissions: Complain about the appeals process -   Secondary school appeals – moving up to secondary You can appeal if your child is not offered a place at a secondary or upper school that you applied for.

The deadline for lodging an ‘on time’ appeal for moving up to secondary school has now passed (3 April ). is anyone out there going to appeal against their secondary school allocation. i am, truth be told, terrified of the whole process, and some have said that my chances are virtually nil (i am appealing under rule 2: social and medical as my daughter has huge self confidence issues due mainly to a large vascular malformation - kind of birthmark- on her leg).

Now the UK's Premier School Appeals Consultancy and Legal Practice covering admissions, SEN, exclusions and other educational issues. The aim of School Appeals Services is to provide you with professional advice and assistance, utilising our expertise and years of experience, to help you navigate the legal and bureaucratic obstacles that you will face in the admissions appeal process.

For more information about the secondary schools admission appeals process, read our step-by-step guide on appeals panel hearings. Free school appeal letter templates to download Matt Richards, the founder and Senior partner of School Appeals Services LLP, has helped TheSchoolRun write a sample appeals letter which you could use as a template.

Appeal hearings may take up to school days to arrange. The clerk to the appeals panel is normally obliged to give parents or carers ten school days notice of the date of an appeal hearing. If parents or carers are prepared to waive the normal period of notice, it may be possible to arrange an earlier appeal.

Please note. As a general point (and I have no connection with this gentleman at all) the best book about school appeals is "How to win your school appeal" by Ben Rooney which is the most sensible book about the process I have seen.

To lyns - two points 1. Distance. Secondary School places will be confirmed on March 2, also known as National Offer Day. Parents and students have faced a tense wait to find out if.

Appealing a school's decision. You can appeal a decision about a pre-school, primary or post-primary school place if you think the school didn't apply or correctly apply its published admissions criteria. The placement letter will explain your right to appeal the school's decision.

How to access an appeal form. Schools we handle appeals for. We administer appeals for all state-funded schools in Oxfordshire with the exception of those listed (pdf format, 66Kb).These are mostly voluntary aided, academies and foundation schools.

If you would like to appeal for places at any of the schools on this list, please contact the school directly. As more schools convert to academy status, the situation may change. All parents and guardians are entitled to make an appeal against an oversubscribed school, but as the process can be particularly in depth we would recommend that you contact a member of our education law team before launching an appeal.

Our specialist team of education law solicitors can make arrangements to present your case in writing or by. Appealing a decision when you're applying to change school during the school year. Primary school appeals For starting at primary, infant, junior and middle schools in September appeal online (only for community and voluntary controlled schools) appeal by post - secondary school appeal form (PDF, KB) email details to [email protected] including your child's name, address, date of birth, the name of the school you are appealing for along with reasons for wanting a place at the school.

If you have been refused a place at a community or voluntary controlled school, you can appeal to the county council by returning your appeal form to the area education office.

If you have been refused a place at a voluntary aided or foundation school or an academy or free school, you can appeal against the decision of the governing these schools you must return the appeal form to. secondary schools You can appeal when the school that you would prefer your child to attend has turned down your application because, in their view, to admit any further children "would prejudice.

On Wednesday, parents will be finding out what secondary school their child will be heading to in September. But while efforts are made to offer children a place at one of their preferred schools.

You have a legal right to appeal against a school place decision. To do this, you must inform the local authority of your decision to appeal in writing.

You’ll then be given a date for your appeal hearing at least 10 days in advance. At this stage, it’s useful to be realistic about your chances of winning an appeal. Re: Transfer to Secondary School, September – (Full Name of Pupil) I/We am/are writing to appeal against the recent decision of Barnet Council [or other Local Authority] not to offer my/our son/daughter (name of pupil) a place at Hasmonean High School and instead to offer him/her a place at (name of school offered).

Appealing before your child starts school. If you have applied for a place to start school in September and you have not been allocated a place at your preferred school you can appeal the decision. Please note: for secondary school appeals, the online form can only be used to appeal for Burton Borough School or HLC Secondary School.

For. Secondary school admissions Starting Secondary school in September If you live in Tower Hamlets and your child is in Year 6 (born between 1 September and 31 August ) you will need to make an online application via eadmissions portal for them to transfer to secondary school in September Closing date for making applications is 31 October The type of appeal depends on how the school arrange their classes and the year group your child is in.

For appeals for year 3 onwards in primary school and year 7 in secondary schools, these are always General Issue appeals (GI). Primary school appeal types; Middle school appeal types; Secondary school appeal types; In year admission appeals.

Note: If you are appealing for a place in an infant class that does not have 30 pupils - for example a small school may only have 21 children in Reception class - the appeal will be heard differently and the panel will treat it as a non-infant class size appeal (see ). Make sure you find out from the school exactly how your appeal will be.Others feel overwhelmed, not knowing where to start, or just want to ensure that their child’s appeal is the very best it can be, to optimise the chances of success.

How we can help. We assist parents with school admissions appeals for all types of schools including maintained schools, academies, free schools and grammar schools.The first thing to say is that you are not appealing AGAINST the allocation.

You are appealing FOR your preferred school. You must remember that. You will not win any appeal by saying why you don't want the allocated school. As others have said, the big question for any Reception appeal is whether or not it is infant class size.