her daughter recently did the 12+ test and got her results which was 119.
I assume this was outside of the normal testing round?
Now 2 days before the test the child Grandparent had a stroke and died abroad.
Did the grandparent live abroad? If so, it will be hard to demonstrate that there was an emotional impact on the DD. You need to show what impact this event had on her, not just that it happened.
Also the test was taken in the school library where other students of the school were using at the same time approx. about 10-15 children were there and were not quiet at all.
"We would respectfully ask the Review Panel to examine the invigilator's report for any disturbances that took place during the test. We would also ask the panel to consider if our DD was disadvantaged by the test conditions when compared with the main 12+ cohort earlier this year?"
she has received with the result letter a form to complete for a review panel and to send all documents which has to be handed in by April 4th (I think) but it is short notice to gather all the evidence as its the schools holidays. (she received the letter today)
She should have 14 days from receipt of the test result to prepare her evidence for the panel. April 4th is completely unreasonable. I suggest that she calls the school anyway to point out that parents preparing for reviews after the main 11+ testing round had 10 school days
to prepare their case.
Despite that, I would advise her to submit her case at the earliest possible date because if she delays she might miss the first round of allocations in early May.
As anotherdad says, academic evidence is more important than any of this.