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 2018-19

Appeals for year 7 entry from September 2018

  • National Secondary Offer Day – Thursday 1 March 2018
  • Deadline for lodging appeals – Thursday 29 March 2018
  • Appeals received by 29 March 2018 must be heard by Friday 15 June 2018
  • Appeals received after 29 March 2018 will be heard by Friday 15 June 2018 where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Secondary school on time applicants: hearings will commence on 2nd May 2018 and finish on 15th June 2018.

Appeals for Reception (and year 3 entry if transferring to a Junior School) from September 2018

  • Primary Offer Day – Monday 16 April 2018
  • Deadline for lodging appeals – Tuesday 15 May 2018
  • Appeals received by 15 May 2018 must be heard by Monday 16 July 2018
  • Appeals received after 15 May 2018 will be heard by Monday 16 July 2018 where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Primary school on time applicants: hearings will commence on 18th June 2018 and finish on 16th July 2018.

Appeals for Sixth Form places from September 2018

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 Thursday 28 June 2018. 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 2018 and 20 September 2018.


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

A-D  E-H  I-L  M-P  Q-T  U-Z

Appeals for entrance into Reception

The number of appeals heard by an independent Appeal Panel for entry into Reception for appeals received between 16th April and 31st July.

Name of SchoolInfant Class Size AppealAcademic year 2015/16Academic year 2016/17Academic year 2017/18
Number of appeals heardNumber of appeals successfulNumber of appeals heardNumber of appeals successfulNumber of appeals heardNumber of appeals successful

ABCD

Abbey C.of E. Infant SchoolYES1102071
All Saints C.of E. Primary School, NuneatonYES100020
Alveston C.of E. Primary SchoolYES201070
Arden Forest Infant SchoolYES003020
Bidford C of E Primary SchoolYES000010
Bilton C of JuniorNO007000
Binley Woods Primary SchoolYES300000
Birchwood Primary SchoolYES304030
Bournebrook C.of E. Primary SchoolYES201010
Boughton Leigh Junior SchoolNO007100
Briar Hill Infant SchoolYES005100
Brookhurst Primary SchoolYES000030
Burton Green C.Of E. Primary SchoolYES100000
Camp Hill Primary SchoolYES400050
Cawston Grange Primary SchoolYES103000
Chilvers Coton Infant SchoolYES000010
Clapham Terrace Community Primary SchoolYES102010
Clifton-Upon-Dunsmore C.Of E. Primary SchoolYES002040
Coten End Primary SchoolYES103000
Curdworth Primary SchoolNO220000
Dunchurch Infant SchoolYES200000

EFGH

Eastlands Primary SchoolYES400030
Ettington C.of E. Primary SchoolNO001100
Galley Common Infant SchoolNO1010021
Glendale Infant SchoolYES504021
Henry Hinde Infant SchoolYES300000
Hillmorton Primary SchoolNO000000
Hurley Primary SchoolYES000010

IJKL

Ilmington C.of E. Primary SchoolNO113000
Long Lawford Primary SchoolYES002200

MNOP

Mappleborough Green C.of E. Primary SchoolNO110010
Michael Drayton Junior SchoolNO110000
Milby Primary SchoolYES201010
Milverton Primary SchoolYES100000
Nathaniel Newton Infant SchoolYES200000
Newburgh Primary SchoolYES001000
Northlands Primary SchoolYES205160
Our Lady and St Joseph’s Catholic AcademyYES0000180
Outwoods Primary SchoolYES301000
Paddox Primary SchoolYES002000

QRST

Radford Semele C.of E. Primary SchoolYES100020
Rokeby Primary SchoolYES300000
Rugby Free Primary Academy000020
Shustoke C of E Primary SchoolYES000010
Shrubland Street Community Primary SchoolNO523210
Snitterfield Primary SchoolNO220000
St. Anthony’s Catholic Primary SchoolYES001020
St. Benedict’s Catholic Primary SchoolYES000020
St Francis Catholic Primary School, BedworthYES001020
St. Matthew’s Bloxam C.of E. Primary SchoolYES406070
St. Margaret’s C of E Junior SchoolNO000000
St. Nicholas’ C.of E. Primary School, AlcesterYES001000
St. Nicholas C.of E. Primary School, KenilworthYES203000
St. Oswald’s C.of E. Primary SchoolYES100000
St. Paul’s C.of E. Primary School, NuneatonYES1004030
St. Peter’s Catholic Primary SchoolYES003000
Stratford-upon-Avon Primary SchoolYES200000
Sydenham PrimaryYES001010
Telford Infant SchoolYES500000
Temple Grafton C of E Primary SchoolYES000010
The Ferncumbe C.of E. Primary SchoolYES002100
The Riverside AcademyYES202130
The Willows C.of E. Primary SchoolYES400000
Thorns Community Infant SchoolYES100040

UVWXYZ

Water Orton Primary SchoolYES304030
Weddington Primary SchoolYES001000
Welford-On-Avon Primary SchoolYES003030
Wembrook Primary SchoolYES181120220
Wheelwright Lane Primary SchoolYES301090
Whitestone Infant SchoolYES7080110
Wolston St. Margaret’s C.of E. Primary SchoolYES005100
Wolvey C.of E. Primary SchoolYES002000
Woodloes Primary SchoolYES200010
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
Number of Infant Class size Appeals for Reception entry 2017/18151
Total number of successful appeals for Reception entry 2017/183

Appeals for entrance into year 3

The number of appeals heard by an Independent Appeal Panel for entry into year3 for appeal received between 16th April and 31st July.

Name of SchoolAcademic year 2015/16Academic year 2016/17Academic year 2017/18
Number of appeals heardNumber of appeals successfulNumber of appeals heardNumber of appeals successfulNumber of appeals heardNumber of appeals successful
Abbots Farm Junior School101010
Bilton C.of E. Junior School108040
Bishops Tachbrook C.of E. Primary School110010
Boughton Leigh Junior School0091102
Cawston Grange Primary School445111
Chetwynd Junior School540000
Clinton Primary School001100
Clifton-on-Dunsmore Primary school000011
Coten End Primary School110000
Eastlands Primary School002200
English Martyrs Catholic Primary School001000
Hillmorton Primary School002022
Milby Primary School200063
Milverton Primary School001100
Paddox Primary School202000
Race Leys Academy220000
Snitterfield Primary School001100
St. Joseph’s Catholic Junior School, Nuneaton311100
St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Leamington300000
St. Margarets C of E Junior School000011
St. Matthew’s Bloxam C.Of E. Primary School001000
St. Paul’s C.Of E. Primary School, Nuneaton200000
Sydenham Primary110010
Temple Grafton C.Of E. Primary School100000
The Riverside Academy003000
The Willows C.Of E. Primary School100000
Weddington Primary School110011
Welford-On-Avon Primary School100020
Wembrook Primary School205200
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
Total number of appeals heard for Year 3 entry 2017/1831
Total number of successful appeals for Year 3 entry 2017/1810

Secondary transfer appeal statistics

The number of appeals heard by an Independent Appeal Panel for entry into year 7 only for appeals received between 1 March and 31 July.

Name of schoolAcademic Year 16/17Academic Year 16/17Academic Year 17/18Academic Year 17/18
Number of appeals heardNumber of appeals successfulNumber of appeals heardNumber of appeals successful
Alcester Grammar School381145
Ash Green School55101
Hartshill School12277
Higham Lane School142321
Kenilworth School2541010
Kineton School00102
King Edward VI School133123
Kingsbury School14520
Lawrence Sheriff School231273
Myton School10300
North Leamington School61130
Rugby High School252192
Southam College562463
Stratford Girls Grammar School211112
The Avon Valley School203232
The Coleshill School9920
The George Eliot School0011
The Polesworth School253102

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