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If you are interested in a place for your child at Rivers Academy please contact the Academy on 0208 751 9864 or email:

For Secondary transfer click on the link to Apply online

To apply for a place in our Sixth form please email Ms Afulukwe at to request an application form.

Schools Appeal Information

Thank you for your enquiry to Rivers Academy West London.

Parents and Carers wishing to appeal against the Academy's decision on admissions should complete an Appeal Form (see below) stating the reason for the appeal, based on the published Admissions Criteria.

Appeal Application Form.docxCompleted forms should be returned to  or by post to:

Director of Operations, Admissions, Rivers Academy West London, Tachbrook Road, Feltham TW14 9PE

The appeals will be heard, in private, by an Independent Appeal Panel.  The Clerk to the Appeal Panel will make you an appointment within a reasonable time.

  • Only one appeal per application is allowed
  • Appeals are conducted in person, and you may bring a friend

The deadline for submitting an appeal to the Academy is Friday 24th April 2020.

The Appeal Hearing

The Academy works with Judicium School Support Services.  Judicium will arrange for an Independent Appeals Panel to consider the Academy's reasons for refusal and your reasons for wanting to attend the Academy.

It is anticipated that the hearings will be held at the end of June 2020.

The Panel will consist of 3 people (2 will have education experience and one will be an independent person with no education experience).

The Panel will consider the case put forward by you and the Academy.  They must consider the admission arrangements for the Academy and the reasons why you want to attend that particular school.  The Panel must exercise its discretion by balancing the weight of your argument (for wanting to attend) against the Academy's reasons for refusal. ie. the prejudice that one more student would cause to the education of the students already offered and the Health and Safety of all the students already attending the Academy, also taking into account the Academy's published admission arrangements.

The decision of the Independent Appeals Panel is binding on the admissions authority and the Parents.