The Governors may refuse an application for admission to the School if:
- the child’s admission to the school would be incompatible with the approved admissions arrangements, or
- the child’s admission would, in the opinion of the Governing Body, prejudice efficient education or the efficient use of resources, or
- the child has a statement of special educational needs which names a school other than The Latymer School, Edmonton.
Where a child has been refused admission to the School the parent has the right to appeal against that decision. In the case of applications for Year 7 parents should appeal before the middle of March and appeal hearings will take place in April or early May.
In the case of applications at other times the parents should appeal within 15 days of receipt of the Governors’ letter refusing a place at the school. Appeals will be heard by an Appeals Committee who act independently of the Governors in making their decisions.
The proceedings of the Appeal Committee are informal and are held at the school. Parents have the opportunity, if they wish, to question the Governors’ Representative and to put their case to the Committee. For years 8 to 11, appeals are held as needed. For year 12, appeals are held in September.