Submitting an appeal

The previous pages have provided you with important information on the independent appeal process.

If you require further information, please read the notes and statutory appeals guidance below.

If you would like to continue with your appeal please use our appeals web form, below.

Other information and guidance

Not found the information you were looking for? More help, advice and guidance can be found by following these links:

Get started

If you are appealing against refusal of a place at a school in Southampton, you are now ready to submit your appeal. To get started, select the button below:


Before you fill in this form

You will not be able to save this form to complete later, so please allow yourself up to 15 minutes to fill in the form.

Although this online form can be completed on a mobile phone, due to the length of this form we recommend you use a desktop, laptop or tablet.

Submit a school admissions appeal

If you wish to appeal against a refusal of a place at a school in Hampshire, you should contact the Admissions Team at Hampshire County Council. You can contact them by:

  • Email:
  • Phone: 0300 5551377
  • Post, giving your child’s name, address and date of birth and the school you wish to appeal for a place at, to: County Admissions Team, Children's Services Department, The Castle, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8UG

Or, visit their appeals webpages.