School admission appeal

School admission appeal KS1 (children aged 4 - 7)
St Bartholomew's CofE Aided Primary School, Haslemere

Please ensure that you are filling in the correct form. If you are unsure, please read more about the Appeal Process.

It is important that you read the guidance notes before completing this form. You can download the guidance notes here.

I wish to appeal against the decision of the Admission Authority to not offer my child a place at the school named below
St Bartholomew's CofE Aided Primary School, Haslemere

Current legislation only allows an Appeal Panel to uphold your appeal on one or both of the following grounds. Please see decision making process.

You must include at least a summary of your grounds of appeal in order for your appeal to be lodged. Please see completing your appeal form.

1. Admission arrangements were not properly implemented
I believe that the school's published admission arrangements were not properly implemented and/or are contrary to the mandatory provisions in the SSFA & the School Admissions Code.  If they had been my child would have been offered a place at the school.
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2. The decision was unreasonable
I consider that the decision not to admit my child to the school was not one which a reasonable admission authority would make in the circumstances of my case.
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Please state any other relevant information or reasons in addition to the above as to why you feel your child should be given a place at the school.
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Under statutory guidance you should be given at least 10 schools days notice of your appeal date. In exceptional circumstances it may not be possible to give this statutory notice. This would only happen after an initial discussion with you. Please select whether or not you would be happy to proceed with your appeal following a shorter notice period.
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  • I wish to exercise my right of appeal under the School Standards & Framework Act 1998 for a place at the school named above, as I have been refused a place at this school.
  • I certify that I am the person with parental responsibility for the child named above and the information given is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
  • I understand that if I do not attend the hearing and I do not send a representative, my appeal will be heard in my absence using the information I have supplied on this form along with any other information I have sent to the School Appeals Service before my hearing date.
  • I understand that any false or deliberately misleading information given on this form and/or supporting information may render this appeal invalid and/or further appropriate action being taken.
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