Appeals

Secondary Admission Appeals Timetable

September 2017 Entry

Appeals resulting from Secondary Year 7 applications for admission in September 2017 will be heard according to the following timetable:

Successful applicants will be notified by Thurrock Council:

1 March 2017

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

13 March 2017

Deadline for appeals:

8 May 2017

Deadline for additional evidence:

26 May 2017

Documentation posted to Appeals Clerk by:

5 June 2017

Appeals panel hearing:

15 and 16 June


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.

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.


To view our Admissions Policy for 2017 entry, please click here to view. To view our Admissions Policy for 2018 entry, please click here to view.