What you can appeal and how to make an appeal.

Right to appeal

You've a right to appeal to an independent appeal panel against the decision to refuse your child a place at your preferred school.

How to appeal

To lodge an appeal the preferred method is in the Parent Portal Go to https://parent.bristol.gov.uk/web/portal/pages/parents/admissions (opens new window).

Contact the Local Authority where the school is located for more information including where to send written grounds of appeal and the submission deadline.

We cannot return or forward written grounds of appeals received by post that were sent to school admissions by mistake. Keep a copy of your grounds of appeal and ensure you send them to the correct school or local authority by the requested date.