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Once you have given the facts about the reasons for the refusal to admit an assessment will be made about the type of appeal you can expect and your chances of being successful at appeal and how best to proceed.

Before you pick up the phone for your free, no obligation assessment of your individual case, it would save time and be helpful to have background information ready, including for instance.

    • The name of the school your child has been refused
    • The name of the school your child is attending, or has been offered as an alternative
    • The Local Authority in which you live
    • The refusal letter (to determine what kind of appeal will be held)

School Appeals Advice and Support in Oxfordshire

Jane Sutton Education Consultant supplies both advice and support for school admissions appeals throughout Oxfordshire. By providing a professional expertise, gained by 15 years of experience while working within the local authority framework, Jane is able to utilise her knowledge of hundreds of school appeals.

As a parent you have the right to apply for any school you wish for your child either in Oxfordshire or outside the county. However, this does not mean that your child will gain a place at your preferred school. Every parent who has been refused a school place must be offered the right of appeal.

As mentioned previously, every parent has the right to apply for any school they wish for their child. However, this does not mean that the child will gain a place at the preferred school and if this is the case, the parent must be offered the right of appeal.

The school appeals process can be exceedingly difficult to navigate for the lay person, due to legal obsticals and official procedures and whilst support is available it is not always easy to understand. Usually parents who attend a school admissions appeal find it extremely daunting, often likening it to a 'mini court' where they get feelings of being 'on trial'.

Nationally, approximately 25% of parents who appeal win their case, Jane's success rate for winning school admissions appeals for parent's first choice school in the accademic year 2010/11 was 88%.

Parents are normally allowed only one school admission appeal per academic year, so, it is vital that you give it your very best shot for your child's future.

Getting professional advice and support with your school appeal will secure you a greater chance of success in winning your appeal and obtaining a place for your child at your preferred school.