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If your child is not offered a place at your preferred school, you have a right to appeal against that decision to an Independent Appeals Panel.
Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on school admission appeals
The government has issued new legislation and regulations around how school admission appeals should be conducted.
In line with continued social distancing measures, the regulations disapply the requirement that appeals panels must be held in person and instead give flexibility for panel hearings to take place either by video conference, telephone or through a paper-based appeal where all parties can make representations in writing.
The regulations also stipulate that appeals cannot be delayed or postponed until they can be heard face-to-face. As a result, St Helens' Independent Appeals Panels Service will be conducting appeals via video conferencing facilities.
Parents who have already submitted an appeal will be contacted with more details by the Clerk to the Independent Appeals Panel.
If you require an appeal form, please email email@example.com or phone 01744 671027.
|Rainhill High||Monday 15th June, 9.30AM|
|Rainford High||Tuesday 16th June, 9.30AM|
|Cowley International College||Thursday 18th June, 9.30AM and Friday 19th June, 10.00AM|
|The Sutton Academy||Monday 22nd June, 2.00PM|
|St Cuthbert's Catholic High||Tuesday 23rd June, 1.30PM|
|Allanson Street Primary/Carr Mill Primary||Wednesday 8th July|
|Eccleston Lane Ends Primary/Eaves Primary||Thursday 9th July|
|Thatto Heath Primary||Friday 10th July|
|Rivington Primary/Sherdley Primary||Tuesday 14th July|
|St Peter's CE Primary||Thursday 16th July|
|Parish CE Primary||Friday 17th July|
|Garswood Primary/Ashurst Primary/Oakdene Primary||Tuesday 21st July|
The council has a legal responsibility to protect the data it collects. A copy of the school admissions privacy notice can be downloaded.