Archdiocese of Liverpool
Department of Education

Appealing For A School Place

Admissions & Appeals > Appealing For A School Place

If your child is not allocated a place at the school you prefer you have the right to appeal the decision of the admissions authority. For Catholic schools the admission authority is the Governing Body.

For most Catholic schools within the Archdiocese, the appeal hearings are arranged by the Education Department.  If you would like to lodge an appeal please submit your details using the form below, completing all of the fields. You will then receive via email or in the post an appeal form which you must complete and return along with any additional information to  If you are unable to return your documentation electronically please send it to:The Archdiocese of Liverpool, Education Department, Liverpool Archdiocesan Office, Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool, L17 1AA.

Please note that:
  1. an appeal will only be arranged once that completed form has arrived at the Archdiocesan Office
  2. appellants are encouraged to return forms promptly to avoid delay in setting up an appeal hearing
  3. due to the high amount of correspondence received, we will not follow up unreturned forms.  Appellants are invited to contact the office to confirm safe receipt
  4. appellants are required to notify us of a change of address in writing
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