Department for Education guidance - Information for Parents

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Ark Schools Appeals Timetable for September 2023 Entry

Appeals for children refused admission at a preferred school for entry into Reception in September 2022 will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012). 

  Offer date Deadline for lodging an appeal
Primary 17 April 2023 17 May 2023

Appeals panel hearings will take place within 40 school days of the deadline for submitting an appeal.

The independent appeal panel clerk will notify parents/carers of the date of their appeal. Appeal hearings will take place during May/June/July 2023.

If you wish to appeal for a place in Reception, please click here for the primary appeal form.

Before submitting a primary appeal, please make sure you read this guidance on infant class size appeals

Please contact the academy if you need a paper form.