You have the right to appeal under the Schools Standards and Framework Act 1998. Please contact Admissions for information about how to place an Appeal.

Appeals Process (Year 7) - September 2023 Entry

Closing date for parent / carers to register their wish to appeal with the Independent Clerk to the Appeal Panel:

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Last date for Appellants to submit their written appeal and supporting paperwork to the Independent Clerk via the Foundation:

N.B. any documentation you wish to submit after this date will only be considered at the discretion of the Chair 

Wednesday 3 May 2023

Dates for Appeal Hearings:

Thursday 8 June 2023

Reserve date for Appeal Hearings (only used if not all can be heard on the main date)

Friday 9 June 2023

You will be informed by the Independent Clerk nearer the time whether your appeal will be online or in person.


Appeals from both internal and external students can be made following GCSE results day on 24 August 2023.

All appeals are independent of the school and must be submitted directly to the independent clerk at Education Appeals, via the following link:

Year 12 Appeals Form - click here

All appeals will be heard online on one of the following 2 dates
(please make note of the deadlines to submit the appeals form):

Friday 1 September (deadline to submit appeals form to the independent clerk via the link Tuesday 29 August 5pm)

Friday 8 September (deadline to submit appeals form to the independent clerk via the link Tuesday 5 September 5pm)

Hearings will take place very early in September to enable those successful appellants to start as early as possible into the School year. 

Further information can be obtained by contacting Admissions