Appeal Information

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Under the terms of Education Act 1998, all parents/carers of candidates refused admission have the right to an Independent Appeals Panel against any decision made by the School.  The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on both the School and parents/carers.

If you wish to exercise your right to appeal for Stretford Grammar School please access the Trafford Council Website (School Admissions / Related Pages / School Admission Appeals) or contact the Democratic Services Section on Telephone No. 0161 912 4221 / 2798 to request an Appeal Form.

Offer of Places Sunday 1 March 2020
Deadline for lodging Appeals Friday 17 April 2020
Deadline for Additional Evidence for on-time appeals Friday 24 April 2020
Deadline for Admission Authorities to submit their evidence Nine School Days before date of the Hearing
Deadline for Appeal Papers to be sent to all parties Seven School Days before date of the Hearing
Appellants will receive:

At least 10 school days’ notice of their appeal hearing

Decision letters, within 5 school days of the hearing wherever possible, OR where multiple appeals are required within 5 school days of the last hearing day wherever possible.


Please Note: For Applications for in-year admissions, appeals must be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal form

Appellants considering making a complaint regarding an appeal may contact:

The Local Government Ombudsman

PO Box 4771