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Appeals Procedure

Parents whose applications for places are unsuccessful may appeal to an independent Appeal panel, set up in accordance with Sections 88 and 94 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.


If you wish to lodge an appeal, please complete the Appeal Form below.

You should return the form to the school for the attention of the Admissions Officer. You should include any evidence or supporting material with your appeal form and you MUST give the grounds for your appeal at the time you lodge your appeal. You may appeal for more than one school.


For further information, please contact the Admissions Officer at



Appeals for Year 7 September 2024

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2024, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Friday 1 March 2024).


Please click here for more information on how to appeal.


You need to submit your appeal before Thursday 28 March 2024 for it to be considered by Monday 17 June 2024. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education. 


For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education

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Appeals for St Simon Stock that have been lodged before 28 March 2024 will be heard on 17 June 2024


Key Dates 
National Offer DayFriday 1 March 2024
Welcome from named school

From Tuesday 5 March 2024 

Parental Deadline for Late Applications and Waiting List Requests

Friday 15 March 2024

Parental Deadline for Accepting/Refusing the offered place

Friday 15 March 2024

Deadline for Lodging Appeals

Thursday 28 March 2024

Reallocation Round

Places offered by KCC from Waiting List

Any waiting list requests after 25 April should be made direct to the school
Thursday 25 April 2024
 Appeals to be heard

Monday 17 June 2024


Our Values



Prayer & Faith




We must ‘Go and do likewise’, to serve the needs of others.

We are ‘One Body in Christ’, inclusive and welcoming to all.

We are called to ‘be constant in prayer’ to discern God’s love. Students are invited to faith, participating in regular acts of workshop as forms, classes, year groups, and a school.

Students are expected to be hopeful, showing respect to themselves, their peers, teachers and the environment.

Students are expected to be charitable through acts of service in school and the wider community.

Students are expected to maintain a scholarly attitude in all lessons and work to the best of their ability and engage where they can in extra-curricular activities.


Trust Information

St Simon Stock Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.