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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential

Admissions Information

The school's Admission Statement and Appeal form are at the foot of the page. 

Please contact Mrs Clayton in the school office for appeal information.

Year 11 entry to Blackfen School (2016-2017)

On Thursday 10th December 2015 Governors passed a resolution to cap the number of students admitted to year 11 (2016-17) at 190.  Parent/carers are advised to use the appeals process if they are unable to gain a place for their daughter.
Matthew Brown
December 2015

Admissions Dates and Appeals Timetable: September 2017

Admissions Dates:

15 March 2017

Deadline for accepting or declining the offer of a place made on 01 March 2017

29 March 2017

Deadline for lodging Appeals against a decision not to offer a place at Blackfen School – see timetable below

Appeals Timetable:

29 March 2017:

Deadline for lodging Appeals against a decision not to offer a place at Blackfen School.

April – June 2017:

Appeals will be heard up to 40 school days ater the deadline.

Appellants will receive at least 10 days notice of their appeal hearing.

Decision letters will be sent within 5 school days of the hearing wherever possible.

Late applicants:

Appeals will be heard within 40 days of the deadline for lodging appeals - where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

In-Year Appeals

Will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Post 16 Appeals:

i) where the offer of a place would have been conditional
on exam results, appeals will be heard within 30
school days of confirmation of those results;

ii) where the offer of a place would not have been
conditional on exam results, appeals will be heard
within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.