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Appeals Process

Parents/Carers of the children who are not offered an Academy place have the right to appeal to an independent Appeal Committee under the 1998 School Standards and Framework Act. Parents wishing to appeal can download a form below or request a copy via email 

Click here to download the Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys Admissions Appeal Form

2023 Admissions Dates and Appeals Timetable

  Admissions dates:

15 March 2023

Deadline for accepting or declining the offer of a place made on 01 March 2023

29 March 2023 Deadline for lodging Appeals against a decision not to offer a place at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys - see timetable below.

 

  Appeals Timetable:
29 March 2023:  Deadline for lodging Appeals against a decision not to offer a place at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys Sixth Form.
April - June 2023:

Appeals will be heard up to 40 school days after the deadline.

Appellants will receive at least 10 days notice of their appeal hearing.

Decision letters will be sent within 5 school days of the hearing wherever possible.

Late applicants: Appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals - where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
In-Year Appeals: Will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
Post 16 Appeals 

i) where the offer of a place would have been conditional on exam results, appeals will be heard within 30 school days of confirmation of those results;

ii) where the offer of a place would not have been conditional on exam results, appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.

Should you wish to appeal to Woolwich Polytechnic School please either complete the below application and return to Woolwich Polytechnic School. 

Click here to view our WPSfB Determined Admissions Policy 2023

Click here to view gov.uk advice for parents and guardians on appeals

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