If your child is not offered a place at the school of your choice, you have a right to appeal against this decision to an Independent Appeal Panel.  In appealing, you should feel that there are very good mitigating circumstances for your daughter not gaining at place at Kendrick School which you believe affected her performance on the day.  Please also consider the appeal in light of your daughter’s overall score and ranked position.

Appeals should be lodged to:

Clerk to the Appeals Panel
Committee Services
Reading Borough Council
Civic Centre
Bridge Street
Tel: 0118 9372532/0118 9372368

Or submit an appeal online at

Reading Borough Council will be working to the following timetable for 2017/18 admissions:

Wednesday 1 March 2017 – National offer day for on-time applications (secondary school)

Wednesday 29 March 2017 – Deadline for submitting secondary school appeals

Thursday 27 April – Thursday 15 June 2017 – secondary school appeals heard (for appeals submitted by the deadline)