Appeals

If you have not been offered a place at Hendon 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 Hendon.If you wish to appeal, please download an Appeal Form from the link below or tel 020 8202 9004, ask to speak to the Admissions Office and a form will be sent to you.  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.Please note the appeal form must NOT be returned to the school.  See address on appeal form, which can also be e mailed.Please follow the instructions as to how to lodge your appeal form. 

The timetable for appeals is as follows:- 

SECONDARY TRANSFER

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 26 June 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 19 June 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 Monday 3 July 2017

MID TERM OR LATE APPLICATIONS

Last day for lodging appeal forms

20 school days after your letter of refusal from the Admission   Authority.  You must submit a form,   include your reasons and supply any documentary evidence at this stage.

Appeal to be heard

Tuesday 12 July or if later than this date, within 30   school days of the receipt of your appeal form by the Clerk.

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.  Parents may waive their 10 school days   notice.

Any additional  or supporting evidence

Five working days before the hearing.

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

Five school days after the hearing.

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