Appeals

Hertfordshire Local Authority conducts appeals on behalf of Hockerill. The Hertfordshire Local Authority Schools appeals page can be found here.  

If you wish to appeal against the decision not to allocate a place to your child here, either as part of the secondary transfer process or an in year application, you can lodge an appeal as follows:

Secondary Transfer Appeals - Hertfordshire residents

Hertfordshire parents can access the online appeals system via their admissions account.

Secondary Transfer Appeals - Out of county residents

Parents who live out of county or who applied on paper can use Hertfordshire County Council’s online appeals system to lodge an appeal. Parents will need to contact Hertfordshire County Council’s Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043 for their registration details. 

Appeals relating to Year 7 2022 entry will be heard according to the following timetable:

Timetable for Organising and Hearing Appeals for Year 7 entry in September 2022

In accordance with the Admissions Appeals Code paragraph 2.1

Allocation Day (date of notification)

Tuesday 1 March 2022

Deadline for appellants to lodge and submit their written appeal

4pm Friday 1 April 2022

Dates of Appeal Hearings

6 May- 21 June 2022 (excluding 30 May- 3 June)

 

In-Year Appeals 

Parents who have applied for an in-year place can use Hertfordshire County Council’s online appeals system to lodge an appeal. The Admissions and Transport team at Hertfordshire County Council will send a letter to parents with their registration details to access the online appeals system.