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If a parent/carer’s application for a place at the school is unsuccessful, they will be informed why admission was refused and have the right of appeal against the decision not to offer their child a place at the school. Parents/carers wishing to appeal should complete the online appeal form on the NCC website. Please visit Appeal a school place | West Northamptonshire Council ( for more information and to complete the form. If parents/carers wish to submit supporting evidence after lodging their appeal, it should be e-mailed to within 10 working days of the submission of the appeal.


Appeals need to be submitted ​​Primary school: No later than 5pm on 16 May 2023
Secondary school: No later than 5pm on 29 March 2023
In-year transfers: Within 30 school days from the date when refused a place
Sixth form: Within 30 school days from the date when refused a place. Where offers of places are conditional upon GCSE examination results, appeals for admission to 6th forms cannot be heard until after GCSE results are known.
Late appeals: No deadline