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Education admission appeals and permanent exclusion reviews

Who to contact if you've been refused a place at the preferred school for your child and about Permanent Exclusion Reviews.

Education admission appeals

If you've received a letter from an Admission Authority refusing your child a place at your preferred school(s) in Suffolk you've the right to appeal that decision.

The Education Appeals Office arranges appeals for:

  • all local authority and voluntary controlled schools
  • all local authority voluntary aided schools
  • the majority of academies

How to make an appeal

Send the completed and signed form to or by post to:

Education Appeals Office
PO Box 579

Contact us

Call us on: 01473 264218, 01473 264219 or 01473 264227 or at the email address above.

Permanent exclusion reviews

If your child has been permanently excluded from a Suffolk school and the governing body of the school has upheld the exclusion. You'll receive a letter from them to confirm the decision.

This letter will also include details of how to request a review of the decision and a deadline date by which you must lodge your review application.