Appealing for a School Place

Admissions Appeal Timetable

For entry in Year 7 in September 2017:

National Offer day Wednesday 1 March 2017
Closing date for lodging appeals* Wednesday 29 March 2017
Deadline for paperwork for appeals Wednesday 29 March 2017
Appeals group presentation Monday 5 June 2017 at 10.00am
Individual appeal hearings Monday 5 June - Wednesday 7 June 2017

Appeals may be lodged:

1. Online

You can appeal online by following the instructions given with your online offer from Lincolnshire County Council.  Alternatively, you can appeal online through their website:

2. By submitting a form

The school appeal form is available to download at the bottom of this page.

* appeals may be lodged after this date.  However, it cannot be guaranteed that late appeals will be heard at the same time as all other appeals.

Mid-Year Appeals

If you are not able to get a place for your child in the school  of your choice; you have the right to an independent appeal.

The independent admissions appeal panel will hear your appeal against the decision not to offer a place to your child.  If would like to lodge a mid-year appeal, you should complete and return an appeal form (available below):


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School Admission Appeal Form 27th Feb 2017 Download