Appeals

In-Year Admission Appeals

Appeals resulting from In-Year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged

All admission appeals will be heard by an independent appeal panel. All admission appeal hearings will follow the rules set out in the school admission appeals code.

September 2018 entry

Appeals resulting from Secondary Year 7 applications for admission in September 2018 will be heard according to the following timetable:

Successful applicants will be notified by Thurrock Council:

1 March 2018

Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by Thurrock Council during the week commencing:

19 March 2018

Deadline for appeals:

8 May 2018

Deadline for additional evidence:

21 May 2018

Documentation posted to Appeals Clerk by:

24 May 2018

Appeals panel hearing:

11 & 12 June 2018


Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Additional supporting information

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least 7 clear working days (not counting the day of postage or the hearing) in advance of your appeal.   

Only a short document, such as a doctor’s letter not previously available, will be accepted up to 4 clear working days prior to the hearing.  Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and may not be considered at the hearing.