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Thomson House School

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Should you not be allocated a place at Thomson House you have the right to appeal to the Governors of Thomson House against the decision not to offer your child a place.

In the first instance you visit Richmond borough for assistance

The borough's appeal page has information on appeals, as well as recently updated printable and online forms.

Alternatively you can contact the borough at the address below - 

The Schools Appeals team
Democratic Services 
York House

tel: 0208 891 7163 


Appeals will be heard by The London Borough of Richmond’s Independent Appeals Service.

The timetable is as follows:

Primary School Admission Appeals Timetable 2020

September 2020 entry

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Reception for September 2020 will be heard according to the following timetable:



National Offer Day

16th April 2020

Date by which an appeal must be submitted

22nd May 2020

Dates when appeals will be heard

All appeals received by 22nd May 2020 will be heard on weekdays in July (excluding school holidays).

Dates when appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing

16th June 2020 to 2nd July 2020

(10 school days in advance of the hearing)

Date by which the Clerk sends appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority.

19th June 2020 to 7th July 2020

(7 clear working days before the appeal hearing)

Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence

8.00am 5 working days before the appeal hearing.

Decision letters sent to the Appellants. 

Within 5 school days of the appeal hearing (whenever possible)

Appeals lodged after 22nd May 2020 will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of the appeal being received, whichever is the later date.