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Appeal Arrangements

Secondary School Admission Appeals Timetable 2023

September 2023 entry

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Year 7 for September 2023 will be heard according to the following timetable:




National Offer Day

1 March 2023

Date by which an appeal must be submitted

17 April 2023

Dates when appeals will be heard


All appeals received by 29 March 2023 will be heard between 11 May and 15 June 2023.

(Excluding half term week - 29 May to 2 June 2023 inclusive)

Dates when appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing

26 April to 25 May 2023

(10 clear school days in advance of the hearing)

Date by which the Clerk sends appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority

2 May 2023 to 6 June 2023

(7 working days in advance of the hearing)

Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence

8am, 3 working days before the appeal hearing

Decision letters sent to the appellants.

Within 5 school days after the appeal hearing (whenever possible)


Appeals lodged after 17 March 2023 (known as late transfer appeals) will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being received, whichever is the later date.