Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on education appeals

There may be unavoidable delays to progressing and hearing appeals this year dur to the coronavirus outbreak.

We are monitoring government guidance and considering the possible impact of the coronavirus on:

  • school admissions appeals
  • exclusion reviews
  • school transport appeals

The Independent Appeal Panel Members are trained volunteers which means they're not employed by the council. This will have an effect on when the appeals take place.

Appeal a school transport decision

You live in Christchurch

Find out how to appeal a school transport decision through Bournemouth Borough Council if you live in Christchurch. 

You live in Dorset

If you have been refused school transport, you can appeal. School transport includes:

You can appeal if:

Appeal a decision

Appeal using our online form.

If you are unable to use the online form, fill out a school transport appeal paper form.

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