Appeals Process

If you believe that you have grounds for appeal, please complete an Appeal Form and return it direct to The Billericay School(for the attention of Mrs Barton, Admissions Officer).

Please be aware that in light of the ongoing health situation, the Government has released guidelines with regards to the hearing of appeals in person-alternative methods may be implemented.

Appeal Form

The Billericay School - Key Dates/Admission Appeal Procedure

Year 7 Entry September 2021

31 October 2020

Local Authority Closing Date for Applications

01 March 2021

National Offer Day

16 April 2021 (midday)

Deadline for lodging an Appeal

Appeals are to be sent direct to The Billericay School.

This is the latest date to lodge an appeal against a refusal of a place if you want an appeal to be heard before the end of the Summer term.

17 June 2021 & 18 June 2021

Appeal Hearings

For those lodged by deadline of 16 April 2021

September 2021 onwards

Late Appeal Hearings

For those lodged late – i.e. after deadline date and not heard by the end of the Summer term.

Up to 31 August 2021

Waiting List maintained by Local Authority and thereafter by The Billericay School

  • The Billericay School will write to the parent/carer’s of students that are listed on the school’s waiting list (for September 2021 Intake), providing details of how to lodge an appeal.
  • On 24 April 2020, the Government released guidelines for schools to follow with regards to the hearing of admission appeals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those guidelines have been extended by the Government to be in place until 30 September 2021.
  • Therefore, appeals lodged by parents/carers in relation to refusal of a place at The Billericay School will be held virtually (via Zoom).