Right of Appeal

Parents have a right of appeal to an independent appeal panel in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012) as it applies to academies.

Appeals for admission to Burscough Priory Academy will be held in accordance with the Schools Admission Appeals Code (2012) and the Burscough Priory Academy Admissions Policy 2022-2023 is available here on the school website.

If you wish to follow the Appeals procedure please complete the appropriate Appeals Form and forward to appeals@burscoughprioryacademy.org by Friday 11th March 2022.

Process To Appeal To Gain A Place At Burscough Priory Academy 2022

Parents need to complete the Appeals Application form found on the LCC website or below on this webpage.

Parents need to return the Appeals Application form to appeals@burscoughprioryacademy.org no later than Friday, 11th March 2022.

On receiving the Appeals Application form, Burscough Priory Academy will send a letter of acknowledgment to the person applying for a school place.

Burscough Priory Academy will then forward the following forms to Lancashire County Hall no later than Friday 1st April 2022.

1. Application form
2. Representation case
3. Admission Policy
4. A County Hall Form (Form B)

A hearing will then be arranged by LCC during the period from the 9th to the 13th May 2022.

Timetable of Appeals

  • Friday 11th March 2022 - competed forms to be emailed to appeals@burscoughprioryacademy.org
  • Appellants will be invited to an appeal hearing which will be held within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. Appellants will be informed in writing of the date and arrangements of the appeal hearing no less than 10 school days before the hearing.
  • Following the appeal hearing, Appellants will be informed of the decision of the panel within 5 school days of the hearing, wherever possible.

Admissions Appeals Form

Admissions and Appeals

For further information please see the Gov.uk School Admissions Appeals Code webpage.