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 Post subject: Appeal stats
PostPosted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:58 pm 
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For those who entered grammar school in Sept 2011 as a result of a selection appeal (by birth month)......

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Month of birth   No. of successful selection appeals

September              40
October                32
November               39
December               20
January                34
February               27
March                  23
April                  21
May                    24
June                   20     
July                   25   
August                 21       

Total                 326



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 Post subject: Re: Appeal stats
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:12 pm 
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Dad40 wrote:
For those who entered grammar school in Sept 2011 as a result of a selection appeal (by birth month)......

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Month of birth   No. of successful selection appeals

September              40
October                32
November               39
December               20
January                34
February               27
March                  23
April                  21
May                    24
June                   20     
July                   25   
August                 21       

Total                 326

i realise this is old data, but doesn't it add to the view expressed in the telegraph this week that summer babies are disadvantaged? More than twice as many successful appeals if you we're born in sept/oct/nov than in June/jul/aug?


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 Post subject: Re: Appeal stats
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:14 pm 
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maybe more kids with autumn birthdays appealed? Maybe actually higher percentage of summer kids were successful... we need the denominator1


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 Post subject: Re: Appeal stats
PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:33 pm 
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Agreed. I know this doesn't stack up to detailed analytical rigour, but with an August born child, beginning to make me wonder if the stats are stacked against me!


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