Admission - Appeals

Noadswood Admission Appeals Timetable for Year 7 in September 2023

Noadswood school is a single academy trust and therefore it its own admission authority. However, we chose to follow the same appeals timetable as all Hampshire County Council maintained schools. 

The timeline for appeals for the 2023 - 2024 academic year is as follows:

National notification date for on-time applicantsWednesday 1 March 2023
Notification date for late applicants (for applications received after 31 October 2021 and before 1 March 2022Thursday 09 March 2023
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (returning completed appeal papers to the County Council)Thursday 30 March 2023
Year 7 appeal hearings to be held (decision letters will be sent within seven calendar days of the hearing)From 02 May to 26 May 2023, inclusive
Decision letters to be sentWithin five school days of hearing

Please note

(i) Appeals lodged after 30 March 2023 will be heard during the above dates, if possible. Where it is not achievable to hold an appeal between the above dates, the hearing will be scheduled within 30 school days (excluding any school holidays) of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged on or after 12 June 2023 may not be heard until the autumn term.

(ii) Appellants will receive at least 10 school days notice of the exact date and location of their appeal hearing.

(iii) Following the lodging of an appeal, additional papers may be submitted to the Appeals Service until 10 school days before the hearing. Evidence submitted after this date will be considered by the panel, but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.