The Education Appeals Office
The Education Appeals Office arranges admission appeals and permanent exclusion appeals.
These services are provided in respect of all local authority maintained in Suffolk. They are also provided to those schools and academies in Suffolk that have arrangements in place with the Education Appeals Office.
If you have received a letter from an Admission Authority refusing your child a place at your preferred school(s) in Suffolk you have the right to appeal that decision.
A detailed guide to school admission appeals can be viewed and downloaded from the following link:
- A Guide to School Admission Appeals (PDF, 213kb)
The appeal form can be downloaded from the following link:
- Notice of Appeal Form (PDF, 41kb)
If you wish to make an appeal, please send a completed, signed form to:Education Appeals Office
PO Box 579
Telephone: 01473 264219, 01473 264218 or 01473 264088
If your child has been permanently excluded from a Suffolk school and the governing body of the school has upheld the exclusion, you will receive a letter from them to confirm the decision. This letter will include details of how to appeal the decision and a deadline date by which you must lodge your appeal notice.