School appeals

Submit your appeal online

Alternatively, please contact the Admissions Service on 01926 414143 to request a form.

Your options

Please talk to the Admissions Service if you have been refused a place at the school you prefer. You will be advised about schools that have places available and provided with other useful information, such as reserve lists for those in the transfer year group. It is very important to do this even if you are going to submit an appeal.

01926 414143
admissions@warwickshire.gov.uk


Dates for 2017-18

Appeals for year 7 entry from September 2017

  • National Secondary Offer Day – Wednesday 1 March 2017
  • Deadline for lodging appeals – Wednesday 29 March 2017
  • Appeals received by 29 March 2017 must be heard by Wednesday 14 June 2017
  • Appeals received after 29 March 2017 will be heard by Wednesday 14 June 2017 where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appeals for Reception (and year 3 entry if transferring to a Junior School) from September 2017

  • Primary Offer Day – Tuesday 18 April 2017
  • Deadline for lodging appeals – Monday 22 May 2017
  • Appeals received by 22 May 2017 must be heard by Friday 21 July 2017
  • Appeals received after 22 May 2017 will be heard by 21 July 2017 where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appeals for Sixth Form places from September 2017

Where the offer of a place is conditional upon exam results, appeals must be heard within 30 school days of confirmation of those results.

Where the offer of a place is not conditional upon exam results, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.

Please contact the school directly for information regarding individual sixth form arrangements.

In year admissions (outside of the normal round of entry)

In year (or casual) admission appeals must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

All appeals

The deadline for submitting an appeal to be heard before the start of the new term in September is Tuesday 22 June 2017. It may not be possible to hear appeals received after this date prior the start of term.

Please note no appeals will be heard between 31 July 2017 and 15 September 2017.


Appeals process

Your appeal will be acknowledged by letter and email within 5 school days of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within a week of lodging your appeal, contact us on 0845 155 1793 as a matter of urgency.

Notification of the details of appeal(s) will be sent out by letter and email at least 10 school days before the hearing.

Confirmation of the hearing details and the papers relating to your appeal will be sent out to all parties at least 7 school days before the appeal.

We must receive any additional supporting documents at least 5 school days before the hearing. The appeals service will not accept additional information after this date. If you wish to submit further information after this deadline you must take 6 copies to the hearing and notify the Clerk as soon as possible when you arrive.

Information not submitted in accordance with the above may not be considered at the appeal. The appeal panel will decide whether such material will be considered, taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing. Therefore, we strongly advise you to comply with this deadline.

The Independent Appeals Panel’s decision will be sent to you within 5 school days of the hearing, where possible.


Help guides

If you have any queries about the process, please see the help guides or contact the School Appeals Service.

0845 155 1793
schoolappeals@warwickshire.gov.uk


Primary School Transfer Appeal Statistics

Appeals for entrance into Reception

Name of SchoolInfant Class Size AppealAcademic year 2015/16 Academic year 2016/17 
  Number of appeals heardNumber of appeals successfulNumber of appeals heardNumber of appeals successful
Abbey C.of E. Infant SchoolYES11020
All Saints C.of E. Primary School, NuneatonYES1000
Alveston C.of E. Primary SchoolYES2010
Arden Forest Infant SchoolYES0030
Binley Woods Primary SchoolYES3000
Birchwood Primary SchoolYES3040
Bournebrook C.of E. Primary SchoolYES2010
Briar Hill Infant SchoolYES0051
Burton Green C.Of E. Primary SchoolYES1000
Camp Hill Primary SchoolYES4000
Cawston Grange Primary SchoolYES1030
Clapham Terrace Community Primary SchoolYES1020
Clifton-Upon-Dunsmore C.Of E. Primary SchoolYES0020
Coten End Primary SchoolYES1030
Curdworth Primary SchoolNo2200
Dunchurch Infant SchoolYES2000
Eastlands Primary SchoolYES4000
Ettington C.of E. Primary SchoolNO0011
Galley Common Infant SchoolNO10100
Glendale Infant SchoolYES5040
Henry Hinde Infant SchoolYES3000
Ilmington C.of E. Primary SchoolNO1130
Long Lawford Primary SchoolYES0022
Mappleborough Green C.of E. Primary SchoolNO1100
Milby Primary SchoolYES2010
Milverton Primary SchoolYES1000
Nathaniel Newton Infant SchoolYES2000
Newburgh Primary SchoolYES0010
Northlands Primary SchoolYES2051
Outwoods Primary SchoolYES3010
Radford Semele C.of E. Primary SchoolYES1000
Rokeby Primary SchoolYES3000
Shrubland Street Community Primary SchoolNO5232
Snitterfield Primary SchoolNO2200
St. Anthony’s Catholic Primary SchoolYES0010
St Francis Catholic Primary School, BedworthYES0010
St. Matthew’s Bloxam C.of E. Primary SchoolYES4060
St. Nicholas’ C.of E. Primary School, AlcesterYES0010
St. Nicholas C.of E. Primary School, KenilworthYES2030
St. Oswald’s C.of E. Primary SchoolYES1000
St. Paul’s C.of E. Primary School, NuneatonYES10040
St. Peter’s Catholic Primary SchoolYES0030
Stratford-upon-Avon Primary SchoolYES2000
Sydenham PrimaryYES0010
Telford Infant SchoolYES5000
The Ferncumbe C.of E. Primary SchoolYES0021
The Riverside AcademyYES2021
The Willows C.of E. Primary SchoolYES4000
Water Orton Primary SchoolYES3040
Weddington Primary SchoolYES0010
Welford-On-Avon Primary SchoolYES0030
Wembrook Primary SchoolYES181120
Wheelwright Lane Primary SchoolYES3010
Whitestone Infant SchoolYES7080
Wolston St. Margaret’s C.of E. Primary SchoolYES0051
Wolvey C.of E. Primary SchoolYES0020
Woodloes Primary SchoolYES2000
Total number of appeals heard for Reception entry 2015/16142
Total number of successful appeals for Reception entry 2015/1610
Number of Infant Class size Appeals for Reception entry 2015/16123
Number of successful Infant Class size Appeals for Reception 2015/163
Total number of appeals heard for Reception entry 2016/17107
Total number of successful appeals for Reception entry 2016/1710
Number of Infant Class size Appeals for Reception entry 2016/17100
Number of successful Infant Class size Appeals for Reception 2016/177

Appeals for entrance into year 3

Name of SchoolAcademic year 2015/16 Academic year 2016/17 
 Number of appeals heardNumber of appeals successfulNumber of appeals heardNumber of appeals successful
Abbots Farm Junior School1010
Bilton C.of E. Junior School1080
Bishops Tachbrook C.of E. Primary School1100
Boughton Leigh Junior School0091
Cawston Grange Primary School4451
Chetwynd Junior School5400
Clinton Primary School0011
Coten End Primary School1100
Eastlands Primary School0022
English Martyrs Catholic Primary School0010
Hillmorton Primary School0020
Milby Primary School2000
Milverton Primary School0011
Paddox Primary School2020
Race Leys Academy2200
Snitterfield Primary School0011
St. Joseph’s Catholic Junior School, Nuneaton3111
St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Leamington3000
St. Matthew’s Bloxam C.Of E. Primary School0010
St. Paul’s C.Of E. Primary School, Nuneaton2000
Sydenham Primary1100
Temple Grafton C.Of E. Primary School1000
The Riverside Academy0030
The Willows C.Of E. Primary School1000
Weddington Primary School1100
Welford-On-Avon Primary School1000
Wembrook Primary School2052
Total number of appeals heard for Year 3 entry 2015/1634
Total number of successful appeals for Year 3 entry 2015/1615
Total number of appeals heard for Year 3 entry 2016/1743
Total number of successful appeals for Year 3 entry 2016/1710

Secondary transfer appeal statistics for September 2016 entry

The number of appeals heard by an Independent Appeals Panel for entry into year 7 from September 2016 (received between 1 March 2016 and 31 July 2016)

 

Name of SchoolNumber of Appeals HeardNumber of Appeals SuccessfulNumber of Appeals Unsuccessful
Alcester Grammar School38137
Ash Green School550
Hartshill School12210
Higham Lane School14212
Kenilworth School25421
King Edward VI School13310
Kingsbury School1459
Lawrence Sheriff School23122
Myton School1037
North Leamington School615
Rugby High School25223
Southam College56254
Stratford Girls Grammar School21120
The Avon Valley School20317
The Coleshill School990
The Polesworth School25322

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