Appeal panel definition

What does Appeal panel mean?

An independent panel deciding appeals against refusal by the admission authority of admission to a state school.

3 to 5 members sit on each appeal panel. It must have at least three trained members, including at least one 'lay member', with no personal experience in school management (unless as a governor) and at least one member who is either experienced in the provision of education, or is a parent. See the Schedule to the School Admissions (Appeal Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/9).

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