Appeals

Emergency regulations were made in April 2020 because of the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on school appeals. These regulations have been further extended and will remain in place until 30 September 2022. Where it is not reasonably practicable to hold face-to-face hearings for reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic, hearings should be conducted by telephone or video conference. Where telephone or video conference is not possible, appeals conducted entirely based on written submissions are acceptable.

Leeds local authority manage the appeals process for this Academy. For places starting in September 2022, the deadline to submit an appeal is 29 March 2022. If you submit an appeal after the deadline, it may not be heard until school starts in September.

More information about the appeals process can be found on Leeds LA's website: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schoo...

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In-Year appeals

These appeals are for children transferring between schools mid-year. You can make a formal appeal to an independent appeal panel, for any school that you have applied for where admission has been refused. This is a legal process and places are not ‘reserved’ for appeal panels to offer.

In-year appeals are heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal form.


Appeal forms and information

The local authority process the appeals for this Academy.

Details of the appeals process can be found at: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/resid... The Appeal Form is available to download below.

If you need to speak to someone about an appeal, you can contact the local authority via:

Telephone: 0113 222 4414

E-mail: education.appeals@leeds.gov.uk

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