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Northampton School for Boys

Northampton School for Boys

Sixth Form Appeals Information for September 2019 entry

If your son/daughter is unsuccessful in gaining a place at the school and you wish to appeal, please send a completed Notice of Appeal (found below) to Mrs Shocklidge, Northampton School for Boys, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5RT.

Guidance Notes are attached to the Notice of Appeal however, if you have any queries in relation to this process after reading these, please contact Mrs Shocklidge at the school

Timelines for Year 12 Appeals 2019

Tues 5 March 2019

Notification of conditional offers/unsuccessful applications made via the portal

Tues 2 April 2019
(by 4.00pm)

Deadline for receipt of Notice of Appeal (at least 20 school days from notification)

Thurs 25 April 2019
Notification from NSB to appellants of date of Stage 1 meeting, enclosing School’s Case and other information.
Tues 30 April 2019
(by 4.00pm)
Deadline for submission of additional evidence to NSB
w/c Mon 20 May 2019 Notification from Diocese to appellants of individual appeal appointments (at least 10 school days before appeals start)
Mon 17 June 2019 Stage 1 of Appeals Process – Yvonne Edwards Centre, NSB (main entrance), 7.00pm
Tue 18 to Wed 19 June 2019 (provisionally)

Stage 2 of Appeals Process – Bouverie Court, 6 The Lakes, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7YD

The individual decision letter will be sent to all appellants on the same day. This will be within 5 school days of when the decisions are made (which is only at the conclusion of all the individual hearings), but subject to the proviso that it is possible to complete them all within that timeframe. This will be dependent upon the total number of appeals that are received.

APPEALS LODGED AFTER THE DEADLINE - Will be heard without delay and if at all possible before the commencement of the September Year 7 term, although that will be subject to when the appeal is made. 


Northampton School for Boys, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5RT
01604 230240