Grove Academy Admission Appeals 

If your application for a place at Grove Academy was not successful you have the right to appeal against the decision to the Independent Appeal Panel (see details below).

All applications for admission to Grove Academy should be made to Slough Borough Council.

If your application has not been successful, and you would like to appeal against the decision please note that the school has arranged for appeals to be managed independently of the school.

Appeals should be submitted as soon as possible after a place has been refused.

When will appeals be heard?

Appeals against the decision to refuse a place will be heard as follows (subject to any impact of the Coronavirus):

Appeals for starting in Reception or Year 7 in September will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline given.

Appeals submitted after the deadline or In Year appeals will be heard within 30 school days of receipt.

The appeal form for all Year Groups can be downloaded below and when completed must be sent to the Clerk at the following address (please ensure that you affix a postage stamp).

The Clerk to the Appeal Panel

PO Box 3710


RG40 9RH

(Please do not send the appeal form to Grove Academy as it must be sent to the Independent Clerk who is not based at the school)

Grove Academy Admission Appeal Leaflet

Advice for Parents

Grove Academy Admission Appeal Form

Parents may find the following information in the link below helpful:

Advice for parents and guardians on school admission appeals - GOV.UK (