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School Appeals

It is seldom worth employing an expensive legal representative to help you in these matters. All local authorities set out on their websites the admissions and appeals criteria. Please look carefully at these. If you still need advice and guidance we offer a 30 minute telephone consultation with a highly experienced school appeals expert. She will listen to your particular circumstances, suggest ways of approaching your appeal which will optimise your chances of success and give advice on dos and don’ts. She will be frank and realistic and tell you what your chances of success are.

Please note we now have a specialist in Grammar School Appeals. Click here for more information: Grammar Appeals.

Applications in special or exceptional circumstances

Our expert can also advise you if you are applying for a place for your child and you have exceptional or special circumstances you wish the local authority to take into account. NB it is always a good idea to make your special circumstances known to the local authority when you first apply for a place. You are more likely to get the school place you want before your child is allocated a school than after – by which time your only option is to appeal.

The fee for the consultation will be £150.

We suggest you email us with brief details of your circumstances.

  • your local authority
  • the date of birth of your child
  • the school you want for your child
  • the offer your local authority has made to you
  • your reasons for wanting to appeal eg a special educational need, the location of the school, a social or health difficulty etc.

Contact us at: or 0203 286 6824 or +44 203 286 6824 from overseas to speak to our administrator.

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