Year 7 intake - September 2017
If you have applied for Year 7 entry in September 2017, and you are considering making an appeal, please click here. Please note that the deadline for returning the appeals form is Wednesday 29 March 2017.
Paper forms can also be collected from the Reception at the Academy or requested by telephone or e-mail via the contact details given at the bottom of the page.
Timeline for appeals
- Deadline for submitting an appeal form: Wednesday 29 March 2017
- Appeals received by deadline date to be heard within 40 school days: by 15 June 2017
- Last possible appeal date in Summer term: week beginning 17 July 2017
For late applications, appeals will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of receipt.
The Academy is currently full in most year groups. Parents can apply for their child to join the waiting list; details of how to do this can be found by clicking on the 'Admissions' tab at the top of the website.
Before you can make an appeal you must first have applied to the Academy in writing for a place and/or have completed an In-Year Application Form for the local authority. Once you have received a letter advising you that a place cannot be offered, you can then proceed to make an appeal for the Academy if you wish to.
The Academy can only proceed to the appeals stage if the year group is full. Places are not 'reserved' for those whose appeals are upheld, so any upheld appeal will result in the year group being over the published admission number.
When considering each appeal, the panel look for exceptional reasons why a child should attend this particular school. If you decide to appeal it is important to put on the appeal form all your reasons for wanting this particular school, and attach to it any written evidence that will support your appeal, such as letters from a hospital consultant/paediatrician or social worker.
You may also find the attached document helpful in terms of explaining the appeals process.
If you wish to receive an appeals pack, please telephone the number given below and ask to speak to the Appeals Coordinator. Alternatively, you can send an e-mail to the address below: