Priestlands Admission Appeals Timetable for Year 7 in September 2021


National notification date for on-time applicants

Monday 1st March 2021

Date for late applications to be considered (for applications received after 31 October 2020 and before 1 March 2021)

Tuesday 9th March 2021

Notification date for late applicants (for applications received after 31 October 2020 and before 1 March 2021)

Wednesday 10th March 2021

Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (returning completed appeal papers to the County Council)


to be advised


Dates for Independent Appeal Hearings to be held

to be advised

Priestlands Year 7 appeal hearings to be held

to be advised

Decision letters to be sent

Within 5 school days of hearing



Please note:

(i)     Appeals lodged after the deadline date above will be heard on the above date (to be advised) if possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged on or after 14th June 2021 may not be heard until the autumn term but no more than 30 school days after the appeal was lodged.


(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 working days before the hearing. Evidence admitted after this date will be considered by the panel but this may lead to an adjournment and significant delays.

Making an appeal

To make an appeal using Hampshire's online process please click here. (Scroll down and click on the 'Appeal a placement decision' button.)

To make an appeal on paper please click here to download the standard Appeals Form.

Please click here to read the Guidance note.