Right of Appeal

Parents have a right of appeal to an independent appeal panel in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012) as it applies to academies.

Appeals for admission to Tarleton Academy will be held in accordance with the Schools Admission Appeals Code (2012) and the Tarleton Academy Admissions Policy 2019-2020 available here on the website.

If you wish to follow the Appeals procedure please complete the appropriate Appeals Form and forward to appeals@tarletonacademy.org by Friday 22nd March 2019.

Process To Appeal To Gain A Place At Tarleton Academy 2019

If the year group is full parents will need to go to appeal.

Parents need to complete the Appeals Application form found on the LCC website or below on this webpage.

Parents need to return the Appeals Application form to appeals@tarletonacademy.org no later than Friday 22nd March 2019.

On receiving the Appeals Application form, Tarleton Academy will send a letter of acknowledgment to the person applying for a school place.

Tarleton Academy will then forward the following forms to Lancashire County Hall no later than 5th April 2019
1. Application form
2. Representation case
3. Admission Policy
4. A County Hall Form (Form B)

A hearing will then be arranged by LCC between the dates of 29th -30th April, 1st – 3rd May and 7th – 10th May 2019.

Timetable of Appeals

  • Appellants will be invited to an appeal hearing which will be held within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. Appellants will be informed in writing of the date and arrangements of the appeal hearing no less than 10 school days before the hearing.
  • Following the appeal hearing, Appellants will be informed of the decision of the panel within 5 school days of the hearing, wherever possible.

Admissions Appeals Form

Further Information

For further information please see the Gov.uk School Admissions Appeals Code webpage.