If the Governors have not been able to meet your preference for a place at this
school, you can appeal against the decision to an
independent appeals panel.
You will need to put your appeal in writing and send this to:
Clerk to the RC School Appeals Panel
Click here for the appeal form: Class Size Admission appeal form for Leeds schools.pdf
Appeals submitted by this date will be heard within 40 school days.
Appeals submitted after this date will be heard within 40 school days from the date
when the appeal is received by the Clerk to the RC Appeals Panel; this may not
be before the end of the academic year.
You will receive at least 10 school days notice of your appeal hearing.
You must ensure any additional evidence you wish to submit in support of your
appeal is received by the Clerk to the RC Appeals Panel at least four working
days before your appeal.
Appeals against a decision for any other year group will be heard within 30 school
days of the appeal being received by the Clerk.
Following the hearing, decision letters will be sent within five school days of the
School days are term time only and do not include school holidays. If an appeal is
submitted in the holidays the school days deadline will not start until the beginning of
the next term e.g. an appeal received in July after schools have closed will not be
heard until the new academic term, ‘school days’ will start from the beginning of
September when the term starts.