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East Barnet School Admissions

Admissions for Years 7 to 11

Access the Admissions Criteria for Secondary School transfer. This displays the current admission criteria for students who joined EBS in September 2018 and the criteria for admissions in school years 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21.

Appeal Dates & Information

If you have not been offered a place at East Barnet School, the law entitles you to appeal against that decision to an Independent Appeal Panel. This panel is completely independent of the school and the Local Authority. The appeals are held locally.

If you wish to appeal, please download an Appeal Form. Please do NOT use ANY other appeal form or send your form to your local authority. It is suggested that you download the explanatory leaflet about appeals which you should read before you complete the appeal form.  The appeal form is in Word format.  The panel would prefer the form to be typed, but handwritten forms are acceptable. In black ink. Please ensure that the clerk can read your details including telephone numbers and e mail addresses. ‘Signatures’ may be typed.

You should include any evidence or supporting material with your appeal form and you MUST give the grounds for your appeal at the time you lodge your appeal form. Your appeal form will not be accepted unless you state the grounds for your appeal. You may appeal for more than one school.

The timetable for appeals is as follows:

Last day for lodging appeal forms for a place in Year 7 to start in September 2019. 4pm on Friday 29th March 2019 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard in the first tranche of appeals. Appeals lodged later may not be heard until the second tranche which could be in September 2019. You MUST state the reasons for your appeal and supply any documentary evidence at this stage. Appeal forms and other information may be emailed to clerk@educationappeals.com (preferred method) or posted to Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel, PO Box 367, Cuffley, Herts, EN6 4XZ.
The stage 1 part of the hearing (with other parents present) will take place locally. Friday 17th May 2019
Stage 2, the individual private hearings will take place. Friday 17th May 2019
Invitation letter giving details about your hearing will be sent by the Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel. At least 10 school days before the stage 1 hearing.
Any additional supporting evidence. Friday 10th May 2019. You are advised that additional paperwork received on the day of the appeal hearing will not be taken into account. Please provide the Clerk with FIVE copies of any additional evidence. All such evidence to be submitted in A4 format and NOT bound, but may be stapled on the top left hand corner. Paperwork submitted with your appeal form does not need to include 5 copies.
Letter from the Clerk informing you of the decision of the independent appeal panel. Due to the high number of appeals held at this time, this may not be sent until up to 2 weeks after the last hearing for the school.

Timetable for appeals for mid-term applications is as follows:

Last day for lodging appeal forms following a refusal for a place mid-term. 20 school days upon receipt of your letter of refusal. You MUST state the reasons for your appeal and supply documentary evidence at this stage. Appeal forms and other information may be emailed or posted to Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel, PO Box 367, Cuffley, Herts, EN6 4XZ. Appeals are held within 30 school days of the receipt of the appeal form.

Timetable for appeals for the Sixth Form is as follows:

Last day for Lodging appeals 4pm on Tuesday 27th August 2019 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard within the first weeks of September. You MUST state the reasons for your appeal and supply any documentary evidence at this stage. Appeal forms and other information may be emailed to clerk@educationappeals.com (preferred method) or posted to Clerk to the Independent Appeal Panel, PO Box 367, Cuffley, Herts, EN6 4XZ. Please note the timetable is very short to enable those appellants who win appeals to start as early into the school year as possible.
Appeal date The date will be during the month of September 2019.

In-Year Appeals
These appeals are heard within 30 school days of the appeal form being lodged with the Clerk. Unless you waive this right, you will be given 10 school days’ notice of the hearing. Additional evidence must be sent to the Clerk to the panel not later than 5 working days before the hearing. Decision letters are dispatched 5 working days after the hearing. The in-year appeal form can be downloaded here.

In-Year Admissions
The only way to apply for a place at East Barnet School is through the London Borough of Barnet. All applicants must be on the school’s waiting list with the Borough of Barnet in order to be considered. Once an applicant is on the waiting list, they will then will be allowed to appeal for a place at the school if they chose.

 

Click here for Sixth Form Admissions