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Appeal a school place

You can appeal the decision about the school place you have been offered. Appeals will be heard according to the admissions criteria.

Primary school appeals (reception to year 2)
To submit an appeal for a reception, year 1 or 2 school place, please complete the primary (infant) school appeal form. If you prefer to complete a paper copy contact the school admission service. 

Primary schools appeals (year 3 to year 6)
To submit an appeal for a year 3, 4, 5 or 6  school place, please complete the primary (junior) school appeal form. If you prefer to complete a paper copy contact the school admission service.

Primary school transfer - children starting primary school in 2022
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2022 you can appeal the offer of a school place for a primary school. To submit an appeal please complete the primary transfer appeal form 2022. If you prefer to complete a paper copy contact the school admission service. 

Secondary school transfer - children starting secondary school in 2022
If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2022 you can appeal the offer of a school place at a secondary or academy school. To submit an appeal please complete the secondary transfer appeal form 2022. If you prefer to complete a paper copy contact the school admission service. 

Secondary and academy school appeals
To submit an appeal for a secondary or academy school, please complete the secondary and academy schools appeal form. If you prefer to complete a paper copy contact the school admissions service.

Voluntary Aided (VA) or faith schools
The admissions service does not deal with appeals for VA (Church) schools. If you would like to appeal for a VA school, please contact them directly.

Schools in other boroughs
If you wish to appeal a decision about a school in another borough please contact the borough the school is in.