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The Charter School

East Dulwich

Appeals information

The arrangements for appeals are in line with the Code of Practice on School Admission Appeals, published by the Department for Education.

If a parent wishes to appeal against the decision not to offer their child a place at The Charter School East Dulwich they should contact the Admissions Officer immediately on receipt of the refusal letter to request an appeal pack and form. Appeals must be lodged in writing on the appeal form supplied by the school by the date specified below. The Admissions Officer is contactable by telephone on 020 3873 2290 or by email on admissions@chartereastdulwich.org.uk.

Appeals related to admission in September 2018

Appeals resulting from applications which are turned down for admission in September 2018 will be heard according to the following timetable:

  • Offer letters will be sent out by the LA on 1st March 2018
  • Appeals must be lodged by 9am on 29th March 2018
  • Appeals will be heard w/c 21 May 2018 

For applications made in the normal admissions round, appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging an appeal.  For other appeals these will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging an appeal or 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

The Charter School East Dulwich's statement and the appellants' appeal forms will be sent to all parties (appellants, the school, panel members and clerk to the panel) no later than ten school days prior to the appeal hearing.

Having received the papers, the appellants and the school have the opportunity to present any additional evidence. Any additional evidence must be received at least five school days prior to the appeal hearing. If received after that date the additional evidence may not be considered by the panel.

Appeal Timetable for all other applications

An appeal will be heard within 30 school days of an appeal having been lodged. School statements and appellants appeal forms will be sent to all parties (appellants, the school, panel members and clerk to the panel) no later than ten school days prior to the appeal hearing. Having received the papers, the appellants and the school have an opportunity to present additional evidence, but that addditional evidence must be received at least five school days prior to the appeal hearing. If received after that date they may not be considered by the panel.