If your child has been refused a place at your preferred secondary school, you may appeal the decision of the admissions authority. Your reasons for appealing will then be considered by an independent panel.

To find out more about the appeal process and how to lodge an appeal please click here.

Appeals resulting from applications for admission to Year 7 for September 2022 will be heard according to the following timetable:



National offer day

1 March 2022

Date by which an appeal must be submitted 

19 April 2022

Dates when appeals will be heard

All appeals received by 19 April 2022 will be heard online on weekdays between 16 May and 22 June 2022.

Appeals lodged after 19 April 2022 will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being received, whichever is the later date.