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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Appeals

If you have not been offered a place at Oasis Academy Coulsdon, the law entitles you to appeal against that decision to an Independent Appeal Panel.  This panel is completely independent of the school and the Local Authority.

In-Year Admissions Appeals

If you wish to appeal, please email the clerk to the appeals panel to request a form.  You should include any evidence or supporting material with your appeal form and you MUST give the grounds for your appeal at the time you lodge your appeal form.  Your appeal form will not be accepted unless you state the grounds for your appeal.  You may appeal for more than one school.

In-year admissions appeals will be heard within 40 school days of them being lodged.

Year 7 Primary Transfer Appeals

If you wish to appeal, please complete the Appeal Form below which will only be available during the time frame specified. If you have any issues with accessing the form, please email clerk to the appeals panel during the specified time frame, or call 01737 551161. 

You should include any evidence or supporting material with your appeal form and you MUST give the grounds for your appeal at the time you lodge your appeal form.  Your appeal form will not be accepted unless you state the grounds for your appeal.  You may appeal for more than one school.

Year 7 Primary Transfer Appeals will only be accepted during the specified time frame made through the Appeals Form. Please do not email appeals before or after these dates as they will not be accepted outside of the submission period or in another format to that of the form.

Year 7 September transfer appeals will be heard in line with the following timetable:

Lodging appeal forms for a place in Year 7 

The time frame for submitting appeals for admission into Year 7 2023 will be between Friday 19th April - Friday 3rd May 2024. Please note: any forms received outside of the published time frame may not be considered.

You MUST state the reasons for your appeal and supply any documentary evidence at this stage.

Appeals will take place on

Appeals will take place between during June and July 2024. The date for appeals will be set by Croydon Independent Appeals Service (CIAS) and we cannot advise in advance as to when appeals for Oasis Academy Coulsdon will take place during this time frame. 

All appellants will be given at least 14 calendar days notice of appeal dates.

Invitation letter giving details about your hearing will be sent by the Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel

At least 14 calendar days before the hearing.

Letter from the Clerk informing you of the decision of the independent appeal panel

Decision letters will be sent to appellants within 7 calendar days of the hearing, or, where multiple appeals for a school are heard on more than one day within 7 calendar days of the last hearing day for that school.

 

Appeals Form 2024

For Year 7 Primary Transfer Appeals

This form will be available for completion between Friday 19th April - Friday 3rd May 2024 only.