Main Admissions to Year R and Year 3 Appeals
St Katharine’s Primary School
September 2021


Dates for the appeals process will be shown here once they have been
made available by BCP Council.


Further Information

  • Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 56 calendar days of the appeal deadline or 42 calendar days of being lodged, whichever is the later date

  • You will receive at least 14 calendar days’ notice of your appeal hearing date.

  • Appeal are normally heard during the daytime on weekdays.  They may be heard during school holidays due to the current pandemic.  Where there are a number of parents all appealing for places at the same school, the hearings may go over a number of days

  • The school’s case will be dispatched to parents and Panel members at least 7 calendar days before the start of the appeal hearing

  • Additional evidence may be submitted by parents up to 7 calendar days before the hearing

  • Any additional evidence received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing The Appeal Panel will decide whether it should be considered taking into account its significance and the effect of a possible need to adjourn the hearing

  • Following the hearing, decision letters will be sent within 7 calendar school days of the end of the hearing, where possible

  • Appeal hearings for in-year places will be heard within 42 calendar days of the appeal being lodged.


Headteacher: Mrs Nikki St John


St Katharine's C.E. (V.A.) Primary School

Rolls Drive




School Office    01202 426663