How do I appeal for a place at Bramcote College?

The appeals process for Bramcote College is run by Nottinghamshire County Council. 

If you wish to appeal against a decision to refuse a place for your child at this school you can appeal online or in writing (paper form attached below).  Information on how to appeal can be found here or by calling 0300 500 80 80. Please ensure that you read the guidance notes published online before submitting your appeal.

Appeals are currently being heard remotely and you will be invited into your appeal by telephone. Full details of this process can be found on our web-site using the link above.

Secondary Appeals Timetable – 2023/24 Admissions Round

  • Offer Date: 1 March 2023
  • Deadline for lodging appeals: 29 March 2023
  • Deadline for hearing on-time appeals: 16th June 2023
  • Appeals will be heard as soon as practicably possible and ideally before the start of the new school year

Note:- Appeals lodged after 29 March 2023 will, where possible, be heard together with those appeals lodged before this date. Where this is not possible, they will be heard as soon as practicably possible and ideally before the start of the new school year.

Appeals relating to late applications for a place

If your application was made after 31 October 2022 (closing date for receipt of applications for secondary school places) appeals will be heard by 16th June 2023. Where it is not possoble to hear the apeal by the 16th June 2023. it will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

In Year and Transfer Appeals

For other appeals such as transfer and in-year admissions (moving from one school to another during the school year) please return your form to Nottinghamshire County Council within 4 weeks of the date of your refusal letter.  These appeals will be heard within 30 school days of receiot of your appeal.

How much notice of the appeal hearing date will I have?

Letters notifying parents of appeal dates and times are sent out in line with statutory guidance.  These letters will be sent out at least 10 school days in advance of the hearing (unless you have agreed to a shorter period than this). 

If you wish to submit any further information other than that which you included with your appeal form, we ask that this is sent to Nottinghamshire County Council no later than 5 days prior to your hearing.  This is to enable the additional information to be circulated to all parties, giving the Panel and school the opportunity to consider the information in advance of the hearing.  Please note that if significant information is received after this deadline your hearing may have to be adjourned to a later date. Please note there is a 10MB limit to any attachment sent online or by email. If you send more than this limit we will not get your information and will not know that you have tried to send it to us. If you need to send more than 10MB please either split it across more than one email or send it by post. Regardless of how you have sent the information to us we will acknowledge that we have received it so if you don't hear from us within three working days please telephone on the number above to make sure we have received what you have sent.

Decision letters are sent out within 5 school days of the hearing wherever possible.