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Appeal a school place decision

Before you make an appeal

Please refer to the appeals process guidance for help before completing the form.

Appeal by email

You can submit your appeal by email to  Please include the following: 

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Contact number
  • Your child’s name
  • Your child/ren’s date/s of birth
  • School or schools to which you wish to appeal in order of first to last preference
  • Your reasons for appeal

You will receive an acknowledgement email within 5 working days of submitting your appeal. If you do not receive an email please contact the team on 01872 324965.

Appeal using the notice of appeal form

Alternatively you can download and complete the notice of appeal form.

Complete the notice of appeal form

Please return the form by:

  • email ( or
  • post to:
         Democratic Services
         Room 3E:01
         Cornwall Council
         County Hall
         Truro, TR1 3AY 

If you need any support submitting your appeal please contact us on 01872 324965 or email

If you send us sensitive information by email, it is your responsibility to ensure the security of the email.

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