Appeals

Secondary Transfer Appeals (September 2019 entry):

Hertfordshire parents can access the online system via their admissions account www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/actweb/education/admissions/startpage.cfm.

Parents who live out of county, or who applied on paper, should use the appeals online system www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/actweb/inYearAppeals/index.cfm/appeals/home.   Please contact the Hertfordshire County Council Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043 to obtain registration details to gain access.

Appeals resulting from secondary transfer applications for admission in September 2019 will be heard according to the following timetable:

Allocation DayAppeals lodged byAppeals to be heard between
Secondary Transfer1 March 20194pm on 29 March 20193 May - 21 June 2019
(excluding 27 - 31 May)

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, which ever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants will be sent a copy of the school’s case 7 working days in advance of the hearing.

 

In Year Appeals

All parents (Hertfordshire and out of county) should use the appeals online system www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/actweb/inYearAppeals/index.cfm/appeals/home.   Please contact the Hertfordshire County Council Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043 to obtain registration details to gain access.

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

 

Additional Supporting Information:

If an appellant wishes to submit further evidence, which was not included with their initial appeal, they should ensure this is received at least 7 clear working days, not counting the day of postage or the hearing, in advance of your appeal.

Please remember that any confidential medical/social evidence submitted to the Admission Authority (AA) in support of your application will not be provided to an appeal panel.  If you wish to rely on this in support of your appeal you will need to submit this documentation to the appeals team.

Only a short document, such as a doctor’s letter not previously available, will be accepted up to 4 clear working days prior to the hearing.  Any additional evidence or information received after this deadline will not be circulated and may not be considered at the hearing.