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Appeals procedure

Hertfordshire parents can access the online system via their admissions account, which will not be activated until the relevant national allocation day.  Parents who live out-of-county or who applied on paper will need to use a separate appeals online system.  Those parents need to contact Hertfordshire County Council's Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043 for their registration details in order to gain access, which will be available post allocations.

The system can be accessed via https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/school-admissions/school-appeals/school-appeals.aspx

 In year appeals

Parents appeal via our appeals online system accessed via www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/schoolappeals and following the link on the in year page.   

 Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged

 September 2018 entry

 Appeals resulting from secondary transfer and under 11’s applications for admission in September 2018 will be heard according to the following timetable: 

Allocation Day Appeals lodged by Appeals to be heard between
Secondary Transfer 1 March 2018 4pm on 29 March 2018

30 April - 15 June 2018

(excluding 28 May - 1 June)

Under 11s 16 April 2018 4pm on 18 May 2018 18 June - 20 July 2018
  • Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, which ever is the later date.
  • Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.
  • Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 working days in advance of the hearing.

Additional supporting information

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least 7 clear working days, not counting the day of postage or the hearing, in advance of your appeal.

Please remember that any confidential medical/social evidence submitted to the Admission Authority (AA) in support of your application will not be provided to an appeal panel. If you wish to rely on this in support of your appeal you will need to submit this documentation to the appeals team. 

Only a short document, such as a doctor’s letter not previously available, will be accepted up to 4 clear working days prior to the hearing.  Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and may not be considered at the hearing.