Appealing for a school place
Parents/carers have the right to appeal an admission decision by the School. All appeals are heard by the Independent Appeals Panel in accordance with the School Appeals Code (2012). Please see below link to our FAQs for further information.
Appeal for a Year 7 place for September 2022
Appeals timetable – to be confirmed in February 2022.
In year place
If, once you have received notification from the Local Authority, your child has been unsuccessful in obtaining an in year place at Corby Technical School, you are entitled to appeal that decision. If you wish to appeal, please complete the appeals form, you can contact the school to request an appeals form. When completing the form you will be asked for your personal details and the details of your child, you will also be asked to supply the name of the school you been allocated. You will then need to write a summary of the grounds for the appeal.
Upon completion you will receive an email that will include a reference that is unique to you, this will be required when submitting any additional information in support of your appeal. If you need to include additional information please quote your appeal reference number and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appeals concerning Late Applications for Year 7
These appeals concern applications for Year 7 submitted to the Local Authority before the first day of the school term of the admission year where a determination relating to the application is not made by the Local Authority on or before the offer day of March 1st 2022. Appeals for late applications will be heard, where possible, within the main appeal hearing date(s) (TBC) or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
Appeals for In-Year Applications
These appeals concern applications for a place in Year 7 made after the first day of the School Term for Year 7 in 2021. It also concerns applications for a school place in all other year groups. Appeals for in-year applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.
Appellants do not have the right to a second appeal in respect of Corby Technical School for the same academic year unless, in exceptional circumstances, the School has accepted a second application from the appellant because of a significant and material change in the circumstances of the parent, child or school but still refused admission. Appellants may apply for a place in the school in respect of a later academic year and have a further right of appeal if that application is unsuccessful.