Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community


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.

If you wish to appeal, please complete the Appeal Form below (available for Year 7 admissions only during the time frame specified), or you can telephone 01737 551 161 or email the clerk to the appeals panel for in-year admission appeals 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 will be heard within 40 school days of them being lodged. 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 2022 will be between Friday 22nd April - Friday 6th May 2022. 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 6th June - 22nd July 2022. The date for appeals will be set by Croydon Independent Appeals Service (CIAS) and we cannot advise 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 2022

This form will be available for completion between Friday 22nd April - Friday 6th May 2022 only.