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 2021-2022 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 12th March 2021.

Process To Appeal To Gain A Place At Tarleton Academy 2021

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 12th March 2021.

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 Friday 26th March 2021
1. Application form
2. Representation case
3. Admission Policy
4. A County Hall Form (Form B)

A hearing will then be arranged by LCC by Friday 26th June 2021.

Timetable of Appeals

  • Friday 12th March 2021 - competed forms to be emailed to appeals@tarletonacademy.org
  • 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.

Appeal Hearing Dates - West Lancashire Secondary to be confirmed

Admissions Appeals Form

Further Information

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