St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

Hello Parents, Carers and Children! We are in the last half term of the school year. It has been a very challenging time for us all recently and I know I do not need to tell you how myself and the staff long for the day we can all be together and school life returns to normal. Remember to just do what you can when you can. You are doing a brilliant job! As always you can email your child's teacher or myself with any concerns you have. We want to do all we can to support you. We are here for you. The message from the Government is still to keep social distancing measures in place, regular hand washing and vigilance. Stay safe and stay strong! Mrs Hodges

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APPEALS

ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL, BRIGHOUSE

Admission Appeal Timetable

Appeals should be sent to:

Clerk to the Catholic Schools Appeal Service, Diocese of Leeds, Hinsley Hall, 62 Headingley Lane, Leeds, LS6 2BX

Normal Round

  1. Parents have 20 school days to lodge an appeal from date of notification that their application was unsuccessful.
  2. The Appeal must be heard within 40 days of deadline for lodging an Appeal i.e. within 60 school days from date of notification of unsuccessful application.
  3. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  4. Parents can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  5. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

Late Applications

  1. As above where possible or within 30 school days if the application is later than the timeline above allows. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  2. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  3. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

In Year Applications

  1. Appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged by the parent.
  2. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  3. Parents can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  4. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

 

Appeals submitted after the above deadlines will still be heard as soon as possible but not necessarily within the above timescales.