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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.

In-year 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. 

In-year 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.

In-year 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.