School admission appeals

If your application for a place for your child at a Trafford school has been refused, you have a right of appeal against this decision.

How to appeal

All Primary Schools

Trafford's Democratic Services Team administers appeals for all Trafford Primary Schools and appeal forms can be downloaded here:

Note: St. Mary’s C of E Primary School, Sale - please contact the school direct for an appeal form.

Appeal timetables

All admission authorities must publish a timetable for appeals on their website. The timetable for Community Primary Schools and St. Matthews C.E. Primary School can be downloaded here:

For all other timetables please see the website for the relevant school.

Secondary Schools

Trafford's Democratic Services Team administers appeals for the following Secondary Schools. Appeal forms can be downloaded here:

Explanatory booklets

The following Secondary Schools administer their own appeals:  

  • Altrincham College of Arts
  • Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
  • Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
  • Ashton-on-Mersey School
  • Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College
  • Broadoak School
  • Loreto Grammar School
  • Sale High School
  • St. Ambrose College
  • St. Antony's Catholic College
  • Urmston Grammar School
  • Wellacre Academy
  • Wellington School.

If you wish to appeal for any of these schools you must contact the school direct.

Appeal timetables

The timetable for appeals for Lostock College can be downloaded here:

For all other schools the timetables will be available on the relevant website.

Contact Details

Democratic Services
Trafford Town Hall
Talbot Road
Stretford
M32 0TH

Telephone: 0161 912 2798