School appeals dates and deadlines

Primary schools

18-5-19 - Deadline for on-time appeals
Appeals will be accepted after this deadline but they may be heard at a later date than appeals lodged on time
10-6-19 to 24-6-19 - Notice of hearing information issued for appeals lodged on time
For appeals lodged on time, notice of appeal hearing date and time should be issued in this time period
24-6-19 to 12-7-19 - Appeal hearings will take place
All appeals lodged before the deadline of 18-5-19 will be heard before the end of 12-7-19
1-7-19 - Notice of hearing for late appeals (VA, Free Schools and Academies)
For appeals lodged after the deadline of 18-5-19*, notice of hearing date and time should be issued by this date wherever possible
w/c 15-7-19 - Late appeal hearings will take place (VA, Free Schools and Academies)
Hearings for appeals lodged after the deadline of the 18-5-19 will take place by the end of 18-7-19*
8-7-19 - Notice of hearing for late appeals (LA Community)
For appeals lodged after the deadline of 18-5-19, notice of hearing date and time should be issued by this date wherever possible
w/c 22-7-19 - Appeal Hearings take place (LA Community)
Hearings for appeals lodged after the deadline of 18-5-19 for Community Schools
w/c 19-8-19 - Mop ups
Hearings for appeals lodged after the deadline of 18-5-19* but received before 22-7-19 will be heard before the end of 23-8-19

*Appeal hearings for all appeals lodged after the 18-5-19 will be heard with the on time appeals wherever possible. If they cannot be heard with the on-time appeals, they will be heard within 30 school days of the date the appeal is lodged. In some circumstances, this may mean appeals for the September intake will be heard after the school’s summer holidays.

Dates and deadlines – high school appeals

31-3-19 - Deadline for on-time appeals
Appeals will be accepted after this deadline but they may be heard at a later date than appeals lodged on time
23-4-19 to 20-5-19 - Notice of hearing issued
For appeals lodged on time, notice of appeal hearing date and time should be issued in this time
8-5-19 to 21-6-19 - Appeal hearing will take place
All appeals lodged before the deadline of 31-3-19 will be heard before the end of 21-6-19
17-6-19 to 1-7-19 - Notice of hearing information issues for late appeals
For appeals lodged after the deadline, notice of appeal hearing date and time should be issued in this time period
w/c 15-7-19 - Late appeal hearings will take place
Hearings for appeals lodged after the deadline of the 31-3-19 will take place before the end of the 18-7-19*

*Appeal hearings for all appeals lodged after 31-3-19 will be heard with the on time appeals wherever possible. If they cannot be heard with the on-time appeals, they will be heard within 30 school days of the date the appeals is lodged. In some circumstances, this may mean appeals for the September intake will be heard after the school’s summer holidays.

We will try to stick to the above dates wherever possible, however please be aware that these dates may be subject to change depending on the numbers of appeals received.