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Admissions and Appeals

Applications for Year 7 must be made using the appropriate Common Application Form via your Local Authority.

Please see the downloads section at the bottom of this page to download our Admissions Policy. Please refer to Bromley Secondary School Admissions for information on Year 7.

Any child not offered a place will have the statutory right of appeal providing you completed an application for Bullers Wood School for Boys.   Those wishing to appeal should register their intention of doing so by sending a letter, addressed to Mrs McCarthy – Appeal Panel, c/o Bullers Wood School, within 20 days of being informed that their child has not been allocated a place. All appeal letters will be acknowledged in writing and you will be asked to complete an Admissions Appeal Form.

The conduct of an Appeals Panel is governed by the DfE School Admission Appeals Code of Practice. This is a summary of current procedures:

  • An appeal must be submitted in writing setting out the grounds on which it is made.
  • Parents must be given the opportunity to attend and speak at the meeting.
  • The appeal will be heard in private and be conducted in an informal atmosphere.
  • The Appeal Panel will weigh-up the case submitted by the parent/care against the case made by the school (which is normally that the school is full and to admit more pupils would cause prejudice).
  • The Appeal Panel’s decision is binding on the Authority and the School.

If you consider that the Panel acted improperly or unreasonably in handling your case you can make a complaint to:

Academy Admission Appeal Complaints
Academies Central Unit, Education Funding Agency
8th Floor, Earlsdon Park
Butts Road
Coventry CV1 3BH
http://www.education.gov.uk/

In-Year Applications and Appeals

From September 2018 we propose to open for Year 7 only.  If you are looking for an In-Year place at Bullers Wood School for Boys please contact Admissions on 020 8467 2280 ext 305.

Any child not offered a place will have the statutory right of appeal. Those wishing to appeal should register their intention of doing so by sending a letter, addressed to Mrs Karen McCarthy – Appeal Panel, c/o Bullers Wood School, within 14 days of being informed that their child has not been allocated a place. All appeal letters will be acknowledged in writing.