Timetable for St. Mary's Catholic Academy Appeals 2022
On 1st March 2022, Blackpool & Lancashire Local Authorities will inform parents of the secondary school their child has been allocated to. Not all parents will necessarily receive their first choice of school. For September 2022, the full allocation of 210 student places has been made at St Mary’s Catholic Academy. If your child has not been allocated a place at St Mary’s and you would like to appeal for a place for them, please follow the process below. We would strongly advise you not to reject the place at the school your child has been allocated until you hear the outcome of the Appeals process.
By the 7th April 2022: Appeal forms to be received by St Mary’s Catholic Academy, in order to be heard in the first round of hearings. Appeal forms can be submitted after this deadline but the hearing will not be held until later in the year. Any additional documents that parents/carers wish to provide (i.e. medical evidence or baptismal certificate) should be sent with the Appeals Form.
By 19th May 2022: Notification of appeal hearing will be sent to parents/carers.
By 9th June 2022: Deadline for appeals forms received after 9th April for the second round of appeals hearings.
By 10th June 2022: Appeals that have been submitted by 7th April 2022 will be heard by Independent Appeals Panels.
By 16th June 2022: Notification of the second round of appeal hearings will be sent to parents/carers.