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Parents have the right to appeal against an admission authority's decision refusing their child admission to a school under section 94(I)(b) and (2) of the 1998 Act.  If you wish to submit an appeal you should contact Sally Loveridge (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or 0151 724 1611 to request a form. You should submit this form by the stated closing date clearly setting out the reasons for your appeal.  You may include any letters, correspondence, written reports or documents that support your case. Prior to your appeal hearing you will receive a written statement from Liverpool College advising you how the admissions policy was applied in your case, and a general statement explaining the implications for the school of admitting pupils over roll.  At this stage we can confirm that Liverpool College received 1418 applications for the 145 places in Year 7 and 570 applications for 84 places in Reception. If you have any questions about the admission policy or how places are allocated please contact Sally Loveridge and she will be happy to advise you.  The Government also offer advice on their website :


YEAR 7 - appeal to be submitted by 30th MARCH 2020

Year 7 Appeal Hearings  scheduled to take place week commencing 1st June 2020. Appellants have been updated with the information below:


The Department for Education (DfE) have issued emergency guidance which establishes flexible alternative arrangements to enable Admission Appeals to take place safely during the outbreak of Covid-19 using 'remote panels'.
Liverpool College have appointed Clerks Associates to deal with the organisation and clerking of the admission appeals. Clerks Associates are an independent company specialising in school appeals and have trained their clerks and panel members to ensure that the process is managed professionally and efficiently and in line with paragraphs 1.11 and 2.26 of the Admission Appeals Code.
Reception Appeals are due to commence in the week beginning 6th July 2020 and the steps we have put in place are as follows:
1. A short questionnaire will be emailed to all Appellants on 11th June 2020  giving them the opportunity to state their preferred option for their appeal to be heard. The information provided on this form will be used to enable Liverpool College to make suitable arrangements with the clerk of the independent appeal panel for your appeal to be heard. The information you provide will therefore be shared with the clerk in order to facilitate the hearing.
2. Questionnaires should be returned by 16th June 2020.
3. Appellants will be given 14 days’ written notice of the date and time of their appeal
4. If no response is received the Appeal Panel will consider the appeal based on written submissions already received.
5. The Schools Case will be emailed to all Appellant on 19th June 2020 to ensure that there is adequate time for it to be considered and for questions to be answered prior to the appeal hearing.


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