School Admissions


Late Applications for Reception Foundation Stage places at Bamford Academy are now being considered for September 2021.

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School Admissions

School Admission Appeals timetable

Below are the dates for appealing a decision for the September 2021 entry.

School type

Offer date

Appeals to be lodged by

Appeals to be heard by (within 40 school days)


1 March 2021

2 April 2021

22 June 2021 (within 40 school days)


16 April 2021

Midnight Monday 17th May 2021

Wednesday 21st July 2021 (within 40 school days)

If your appeal is received on time then it will be heard within the dates outlined above.

If you submit your appeal after the deadline date above, your appeal will be heard as soon as is practical and you will receive 14 days notice before the appeal date.

Further information about appeals can be found here :

Appeals for In Year Transfer Applications will continue to be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal.

You will be sent notification of your appeal hearing along with a copy of the school’s case at least 10 school days in advance of the hearing.

If you wish to submit further evidence which was not included with your initial appeal, you must ensure that we receive it at least 5 working days before the hearing date. Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.


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