Appeals

If you have been refused a school place for your child at a school, you have the right to appeal against the decision.

Infant Class Size Prejudice Appeals Guidance and Form (Reception, Year 1, 2) [PDF] (file size 117Kb) 

Royal Borough primary community school appeal form for junior age [PDF] (file size 61Kb)

For further information on the appeals procedure for Royal Borough primary community schools please contact the Admissions Team on 020 7745 6432/6433/6434.

The Royal Borough administer and present the appeals on behalf of Holland Park School and Kensington Aldridge Academy.

Holland Park School appeal form and explanatory notes [PDF] (file size 195Kb)

Kensington Aldridge Academy appeal form [PDF] (file size 163Kb)

Guidance notes on Admission Appeals to Kensington Aldridge Academy [PDF] (file size 91Kb).

 

Timetable for appeals for Holland Park School and Kensington Aldridge Academy for entry September 2015.

Secondary Transfer (11+)  2015/2016

  •  2 March 2015 – Notification letters sent
  •  27 March 2015 - Deadline for appeals to be requested. To be heard by the end of the summer term, appeals will need to be lodged by 17 April. 
  •  June/July 2015 - Appeal hearings to take place

Primary reception 2015/2016 for community schools

  • 16 April 2015 - Notification letters sent
  • 15 May 2015 - Deadline for appeals to be requested. To be heard by the end of the summer term, appeals will need to be lodged by 30 May. 
  •  June/July 2015 - Appeal hearings to take place

If you have been refused a place at one of the Royal Borough voluntary aided (church) schools. Ark Swift Academy or Chelsea Academy, you will need to ask the respective school for an appeal form. Each school will have their own arrangements for appeals, but they will be either the same or similar to the above timetable.

If you would like independent advice regarding appeals or any other education matter visit the Coram Children's Legal Centre website. Tel: 0845 345 4345