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Admission Appeals

Introduction

This section has been prepared to assist parents who wish to lodge an appeal because, through the normal operation of the school’s admission policy, their child/ren have not been allocated a place at Hillingdon Primary School.

Who is responsible for making admission decisions?

Decisions regarding school admissions are made by The Elliot Foundation Academy Trust.  The LA co-ordinates admissions to Reception, however, the Trust decides whether they can offer a place in the school in accordance with our published admission criteria. We also arrange our own admissions for applications received outside the normal admissions rounds (i.e. in-year applications.)

What do I do if I am unhappy with the decision?

If you have not been offered a place for your child at Hillingdon Primary School then you have the right to appeal.  Please read our guidance for parents considering an appeal (below), which contains further information relating to the appeals process.  The Elliot Foundation Academy Trust have also prepared guidance for parents / carers on submitting an appeal which can be found on their website: https://elliotfoundation.co.uk/resources/admissions

All appeals must be submitted on our Admission Appeals Form, which can be found at the bottom of this page.

Completed Admission Appeals forms should be returned to the Operations Manager either via email (admissions@hillingdonprimaryschool.org.uk) or to the school address.

Timetable for Appeals for Admission to Reception 2022

Appeals for entry into primary school for September 2022 can be made from National Offer Day (Tuesday 19th April 2022) until Wednesday 18th May 2022.  Appeals submitted within this timescale will be heard before the end of the summer term 2022.

Appeals can be submitted after the deadline; however, there is no guarantee that the appeal hearing will still be arranged before the end of the summer term.