It can be very upsetting for you and your child if they do not get offered a place at one of your preferred schools. Parents have the right to make an appeal to an independent appeal panel if they are refused a place at a school. This booklet helps parents and carers to understand the appeals process so they know what to expect and how to prepare. It also offers guidance on how to put together a case to present to the appeal panel, with tips and advice on how to make the case as strong as possible.
Published: March 2017*
*This booklet is up to date (March 2018) there have been no changes to law or guidance since publication
"Excellent! Read it, used advice, heard today we have a place for our son. Brilliant".
"Very clear and easy to understand".
"Really helpful advice on how to put a case together"
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