Admission appeals for school places

These guides will help admission authorities advise those involved with school admission appeals to understand their roles and responsibilities.



This information will be useful to:

  • school admission authorities
  • school leadership teams
  • school governors
  • appeal clerks and panel members
  • parents, carers and guardians
  • local authorities
Published 15 March 2019
Last updated 24 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance on 'changes to the admission appeals during the coronavirus outbreak'.

  2. Added guidance on the coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on school admission appeals.

  3. First published.