Admissions

Documents

Resource Download
Admissions Policy 2017/18 Download File
Minsthorpe Brochure 2016 Download File

Timetable of Key Dates

Date Event
September 2016 Distribution of application forms and letters to parents
23rd November 2016 Closing date for application forms
1st March 2017 Offer and refusal letters sent out to parents
End of April 2017 onwards Appeals

Appeals for transfer to Secondary School (Year 7 2016/17)

National Offer Date Deadline for submitting Appeal Forms Appeal Hearings Held
Tuesday 1 March 2016 Tuesday 12 April 2016 Late April 2016 onwards

Appeals for transfer to Primary School (Reception Year & Year 3 2016/17)

National Offer Date Deadline for submitting Appeal Forms Appeal Hearings Held
Thursday 18 April 2016 Tuesday 17 May 2016 Late May 2016 onwards

Important Information

  • Parents are requested to complete and return their appeal form within 20 school days. It is preferable that all supporting evidence is submitted at the same time as the appeal form. However, if this is not possible, additional information will be accepted up to three working days before the appeal hearing. It is possible that any information submitted after this time will not be considered by the Independent Appeal Panel.
  • All parents will be given the full 20 school days to submit their appeal. No appeals will be heard until the deadline for submitting appeal forms has passed.
  • If you submit your Appeal form after this deadline, your appeal may not be heard with all the other appeals being heard for that school.
  • Parents will be sent a letter informing them of the date and time of the appeal hearing. At least 10 school days notice of the hearing date will be given.

Admission Authority’s case

The Admission Authority is required to produce documentation explaining the reasons why the school place has been refused. This will be sent to parents at least five working days before the appeal hearing.

Notification of the Appeal Panel’s decision

The Appeal Panel’s decision is communicated to you in writing. This is normally within five working days of the appeal hearing.

Appeals for mid-year transfers

Parents are requested to complete and return their Appeal form within 20 school days from the date of notification that their application was unsuccessful.

It is preferable that all supporting evidence is submitted at the same time as the Appeal form. However, if this is not possible, additional information will be accepted up to three working days before the appeal hearing. It is possible that any information submitted after this time will not be considered by the Independent Appeal Panel.

Appeals will usually be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged. Parents will be sent a letter informing them of the date and time of the appeal hearing. At least 10 school days notice of the hearing date will be given. The Admission Authority is required to produce documentation explaining the reasons why the school place has been refused. This will be sent to parents at least five working days before the appeal hearing. The Appeal Panel’s decision is communicated to parents in writing. This is normally within five working days of the appeal hearing.