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Admissions Appeals Booklet 2019

For detailed information about applying to Ark Kings Academy please click here.


Appeals Timetable

Stage of process


Application period starts 3 September 2018
Grammar school test 8 September 2018
Results of grammar school test 12 October 2018
Closing date for applications 31 October 2018
National Offer Day 1 March 2019
Deadline for accepting the offer 15 March 2019
Deadline for submitting appeals 29 March 2019
Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time May and June 2019
Induction day at secondary school 3 July 2019
Term starts September 2019

Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school in September 2018 will be heard in line with the School Admissions Appeals Code (2012).  

‘On-time’ appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Mid-year appeals must be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal.

Parents/carers will be notified of their appeal date by an external agency.

Any additional evidence parents/carers wish to submit in support of their appeal must be sent to the external agency at least 5 working days before the hearing. Any evidence not submitted by this deadline may not be considered by the independent appeal panel.

If you wish to appeal for a place in year 7, please click here for the Secondary Admissions Appeal Form.

Appeals for a place in the primary stage can be made via the Primary Admissions Appeal Form.


Reception Admission

Parents can use the following link to apply for spaces in Reception class:


In-Year Admissions

ARK Kings Academyis happy to consider applications for students to join the academy in-year. To do so, please get in touch by phone on 0121 459 4451 or email

Click here for an application form: Ark Kings In-Year Application Form_v201811.pdf