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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 and Junior School Admission Appeals Timetable 2024

September 2024 entry

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Reception or for transferring from an infant to a junior school for September 2024 will be heard according to the following timetable:



National Offer Day

16 April 2024

Date by which an appeal must be submitted

17 May 2024

Dates when appeals will be heard

All appeals received by the deadline will be heard on weekdays from 1 July to 19 July 2024 (excluding school holidays).

Dates when appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing

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.

7 clear working days before the appeal hearing

Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence

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 the deadline may be heard at a later date in September and after appeals received by the deadline.

Further information about appealing can be found here: School admission appeals - London Borough of Richmond upon Thames