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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 Secondary School Appeal Form:

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, Mrs Burgess,


Appeals for Year 7 September 2021


If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2021 you can appeal between 1 March and 28 March 2021.


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The last day for lodging appeal forms for a place in Year 7 is Sunday 28 March 2021 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 14 June 2021.  You MUST state the reason for your appeal and supply any documentary evidence at this stage.


You must have named us on the SCAF to be considered for the waiting list or appeal applications.


For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. 


For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged.


Appeals for St Simon Stock Catholic School that have been lodged before 28 March 2021 will be heard on 26 May 2021.

Our Values

Faith in the presence of God

Concern for the poor and social justice

Quality education

Respect for all persons

Inclusive community

an awareness of the living presence of God in our world, and a calling to see the world through the eyes of faith

a calling to support the poor and victims of injustice, through community service and justice education

to provide an education that is second to none, so that our students will not just contribute to society, but will transform it

that we are all children of God and, as such, at the heart of our education we must respect the dignity of all persons

we respect and value diversity, which means that nobody is left out or left behind, and that we embrace the unique stories and qualities that each of us bring to the world.


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.