Ark Network Appeals Timetable


Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school for admission to Year 7 in September 2023 will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (October 2022).






Offer Date


1st March 2023

Deadline for lodging an appeal


30th March 2023

Appeal panel hearings will take place within 40 school days of the deadline date for submitting an appeal.

The independent appeal panel clerk will notify parents/carers of the date of their appeal; appeal hearings will take place during May/June/July 2023.

In Year:

Appeals for children refused admission to year groups other than Year 7 will be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal. Parents/carers will be notified of their appeal hearing date by an independent appeal panel clerk.

For all year groups, please click here for the appeal form


Please contact our Admissions Adminsitrator if you need a paper form.