This appeals process is for people applying for their child to start primary school for the first time in September 2021.

• The appeals deadline has now passed, but you can still lodge an appeal.  Please be aware that appeals lodged now are likely to be heard after the appeals submitted on time.

Hertfordshire residents

Log in to the appeals system using the same parent ID, user name and password used for your application.

Hertfordshire residents who applied using a paper form should call 0300 123 4043 for registration details. Once registered, log in to the appeals system.

Out of county residents and paper applicants

Call us on 0300 123 4043 for your registration details. Once registered, you will be able to log in to the appeals system.

  • Appeals deadline – submit your appeal by 4pm on 21 May 2021.
  • Appeals will be heard 16 June – 23 July 2021.
  • Appellants (the person who made the appeal) will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 school days in advance of the hearing (unless you've been requested to agree shorter timescales).