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Year 7 - September 2024 admissions

The application period for Year 7 September 2024 admission is now open.

Any application received after 31st October 2023 are treated as late applications.

School Place Allocations

Information about school allocated places for September 2024 will be sent out by the local authority on Friday 1st March 2024.

If you have not been allocated a place at Bishop Stopford School, at this time, you do have the right to appeal against this decision. Dates for appeals to be advised.

To appeal, you must fill in the notice of appeal form (attached below) and return this to:

education@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

If you are unable to email, please post the form to:

Clerk of the Appeals Panel

Diocesan Board of Education, Bouverie Court, 6 The Lakes, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7YD

or e-mail education@peterborough-diocese.org.uk 

DEADLINE FOR LODGING ON-TIME APPEALS – 28th March 2024 at 9am.

APPEAL CLERK TO SEND NOTIFICATION OF THE HEARING (Venue, Date and Times(s) AND STATEMENT OF CASE TO THE APPELLANTS during week commencing 22nd April 2024.

DEADLINE FOR APPELLANTS TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE – 3rd May 2024. (Please note that the Panel might not be prepared to accept any additional evidence that is submitted after this date)

PROPOSED DATE OF APPEAL – Stage 1 & Stage 2 will take place week commencing 20th May 2024. The specific details of the date(s) and times(s) will be confirmed when the appeal clerk is aware of the number of appeals received for the school.

The Clerk will send the decision letter within five school days of when the decision is made (the only provision being that this is subject to the number of appeals that are heard)

APPEALS LODGED AFTER THE DEADLINE - Will be heard without delay and if at all possible before the commencement of the September Year 7 term, although that will be subject to when the appeal is made.