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Appeals Process

Admission Appeals

If you have applied for, but have been unsuccessful in obtaining a place for your child at our Academy, you have the right to appeal.

If you wish to appeal for a place at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy please download and complete a ‘Notice of Appeal’ form. Guidance notes relevant to your appeal are also available for download via the links below. Please read these notes before completing the Appeal Form.

Year 7 Notice of Appeal
Year 7 Guidance Notes for Parents
In Year Notice of Appeal
In Year Guidance Notes for Parents

Appeal Hearing Date for Year 7 Intake September 2018

The Appeals Hearing for all appeals received prior to 20 April 2018 will be held during week commencing 21 May 2018 at The Diocese of Peterborough Offices. 

An appeal which is lodged after the deadline for lodging appeals will be heard either during week commencing 21 May or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged, the determining factor being the date it is lodged. 

The Clerk responsible for arranging the appeal will provide the appellant with at least 10 school days' notice of the appeal date(s). This notification will include a deadline for any additional evidence to be submitted before the hearing.

The Clerk will send the decision letter within five school days of when the decision is made (the only proviso being that this is subject to the number of appeals that are heard).

Please note:

If you have not applied for a place, you must do this first. Please see our admissions page for information on how to apply for a place. You can only appeal for a place in any academic year for a child once.