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School admission appeals timetable

In year or immediate entry appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

September 2017 entry

Appeals resulting from year of entry or transfer applications for admission in September 2017 to community and voluntary controlled schools will be heard according to the following timetable – for other types of schools please refer to the school record in the Directory of Surrey Schools:

SchoolOfferAppeals lodged byAppeals to be heard by
Secondary1 March 201729 March 201716 June 2017 (40 School days)
Primary18 April 201717 May 201719 July 2017 (40 School days)

Please note, appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.

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.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case seven clear working days in advance of the hearing.

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence which was not included with their initial appeal, they must make sure that it is received no later than 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.

Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing. The Appeal Panel must decide whether it should be considered taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing.

  • Updated: 06 Dec 2016
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