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Appeals

Appealing Against an Admission Decision

APPEALS FOR A PLACE IN YEAR 7 SEPTEMBER 2017

If you are choosing to appeal against the decision not to admit your child into Year 7 September 2017, you must lodge your intention to do so directly to Mrs N Eastwood at Altrincham College. 

You can do this via email: admissions@mail.altrinchamcollege.com or if you do not have email access, by telephone on 0161 980 7173.

When lodging your intention to appeal, please ensure you provide the following details:

  • Child's name
  • Child's date of birth
  • Child's current school
  • Parent's name
  • Postal address and contact number

Appeals lodged before 17th March 2017 will heard during the week beginning 8th May 2017. For those appeals, please note that the school’s presenting officer will present the school’s case to parents/carers and the independent panel on the evening of Thursday 4th May 2017 at 6.30pm

Any appeals lodged after 17th March will be heard at a later date.

Timetable of events for Admission to Year 7 September 2017

Date

Details

1st March

Secondary school offers sent out

15th March

Deadline for parents to respond to their offer via Local Authority

17th March

Deadline to lodge intention to appeal with Altrincham College in order to be heard during week beginning 8th May

Evening of 4th May

Admissions Manager for Altrincham College presents school’s case to parents/carers and independent appeal panel

Week beginning 8th May

Individual appeal hearings during which each parent/carer presents their case to the independent panel

June / July

Appeal hearings for anyone who lodged an appeal after 17th March but before Friday 9th June 2017. 

Appeals lodged after 9th June will be heard within 30 school days.

 

In-year Appeals


If you have not been successful in obtaining a place for your secondary school age child (current Year 7 - 11) at Altrincham College and wish to appeal against this decision, you must lodge your intention to do so by contacting Mrs N Eastwood, Head of Admissions.

You can do this by emailing admissions@mail.altrinchamcollege.com or by telephone on 0161 980 7173.

To ensure the process is as efficient as possible, we ask that you please provide the following details:

  • Child's name
  • Child's date of birth
  • Child's current school
  • Parent/Carer name
  • Postal address and contact number