Could someone please clarify these?
If we give the school preference as say, tiffin, sutton, wilson and wallington and if the child is in the waiting list for all the schools, does the preference we make in the CAF ( as aforesaid) affect the place allocation.
Thankyou so much!
As I understand it - you are on the waiting list period. They have no idea what your preference is. So say you are on the waiting list for all and you get offered a place at Wilson's at - et's say - Easter. You should then removed your son from the Wallington witing list, as even if you were offered a place you would not take it, as you prefer Wilson's, but you would remian on the WL for Sutton & Tiffin hoping for an offer from one of them. I guess there is a cut-off at some point, but I think most of the schools keep their WL open at least until the end of the first term. However as a parent you may decide that you would rather buy 1 school uniform, prepare for one school and commit to the induction days etc etc, and therefore decide at some point to remove your son's name from the waiting list of higher placed schools once you have accepted a place at a school that you are possibly just as happy with.