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Admission Appeals

Admission Appeals - Appeals Statement for Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School

If you have not been offered a place at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School, 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. The appeals are usually held in Barnet.

If you wish to appeal you can either:

Download and complete the Appeal Against Admission Decision Form.

Or, if you are unable to download a form, you can request in writing to The Admissions Secretary, Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School, High Street, Barnet, EN5 5RR or email admissions@qegschool.org.uk for a form to be sent to you. When your written request for an appeal is received, the Admissions Secretary will send you an appeal form.

This form should be fully completed and 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.

The completed form should be returned to the Admissions Secretary, Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School, High Street, Barnet, EN5 5RR.

For more information about this process please see - The Admission Appeals a Guide for Parents and Carers

 

Admission Appeals for Secondary Transfer 2017

If you have not been offered a place at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School, 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. The appeals are held in Barnet.

If you wish to appeal you can either:     

Download and complete the Appeal Against Admission Decision Form.

Or if you are unable to download a form you can request in writing to The Admissions Secretary, Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School, High Street, Barnet, EN5 5RR or email admissions@qegschool.org.uk for a form to be sent to you. When your written request for an appeal is received, the Admissions Secretary will send you an appeals information form.

This form should be fully completed and 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.

The completed form should be returned to the Admissions Secretary, Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School, High Street, Barnet, EN5 5RR.

For more information about this process please see - The Admission Appeals a Guide for Parents and Carers

The timetable for appeals is as follows:-

Last day for lodging appeal forms for a place in year 7 to start in September 2017

4 pm on Thursday 30 March 2017.  Any appeal forms received after this date will be considered a late appeal and may not be heard until September 2017.  You MUST state the reasons for your appeal and supply any documentary evidence at this stage. 

Appeals will take place on

Monday 24 April 2017

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

At least 10 school days before the hearing

Any additional  or supporting evidence

Monday 17 April 2017.  You are advised that additional paperwork received on the day of the appeal hearing will not be taken into account.

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

By Tuesday 2 May 2017

In year appeals

These appeals are heard within 30 school days of the appeal form being lodged with the Clerk.  Unless you waive this right, you will be given 10 school days’ notice of the hearing.  Additional evidence must be sent to the Clerk to the panel not later than 5 working days before the hearing. Decision letters are dispatched 5 working days after the hearing.