Education Admission Appeals and Permanent Exclusion Reviews

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

Education Admission Appeals and Permanent Exclusion Reviews are managed by Schools’ Choice.

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

Download:

Send the completed and signed form to:

Education Appeals Office
Schools' Choice
PO Box 579
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2BX

Contact us

Call us on 01473 264219 or 01473 264218 or email educationappeals@suffolk.gcsx.gov.uk.

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.