School Appeal - Reception to Year 2

You can use this form if you applied for a place at a school for a child in Brighton & Hove but weren’t successful, and wish to appeal the decision.

Use this form for children in reception, year 1 or year 2. 

You'll need to tell us:

  • your address and contact details
  • the name of the school you would like your child to go to
  • your child's name and date of birth
  • the school your child has been allocated and the last school they went to
  • details of any other children of school age you have
  • who will attend the hearing and any special requirements you have

We will then ask for the details of your appeal under either:

  • Ground 1 - the admissions arrangements did not comply with admissions law or that they were not correctly and impartially applied
  • Ground 2 -  the decision to refuse admission was not one which a reasonable admission authority would have made in the circumstances of the case

You can give additional information and upload supporting documents here.

Before completing this form

  • Please read the guidance document on the school appeals web page 
  • Make sure that you have all of your necessary information to hand. You will not be able to save your progress when filling in this online form. 

Alternatively, you can download a copy of the paper School Appeal form (PDF 42KB) to fill in and send to:

The Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel, School Appeals, Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ

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