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Admissions: right to appeal

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Last updated on 13 July 2017
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Do parents have the right to appeal an admissions decision? We look at parents' right to appeal admission decisions, and the process for setting up an admission appeal. We also look at the membership of the appeals panel and the role of its clerk.

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Contents

  1. 1 Right to appeal an admission decision
  2. 2 Responsibility for arranging an appeal 
  3. 3 Timetable for appeals
  4. 4 Membership of appeal panels
  5. 5 The appeal panel clerk
  6. 6 Training for governors and the clerk
  7. 7 The hearing
  8. 8 Reaching a decision
  9. 9 Examples of appeals processes
  10. 10 Costs resulting from admission appeals

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