Have been wading through the Q&A sections and identified many helpful things. Scored 72 in both practice papers which were sat in exam conditions and marked by Yr 6 teacher - Bucks HT sheet does ask for confirmation as to whether these were carried out in school/independently marked or taken home etc so I am hoping these will be useful evidence??
Not really - see E16:http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/appeal ... aneous#e16
The reason for the question is simply to check whether the practice papers were done, not how they were done. This matters because every candidate should have had the opportunity to practise on these particular papers.
They do not do CAT scores so will use other tests to provide evidence of ability. I'm not precisely sure what tests will show percentile evidence due to lack of CATs - any suggestions?
If the school does not do any kind of standardised reasoning
tests, I'm afraid the only private option is the one in B11h:http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/appeal ... cation#b11
recent geography project
Personally I wouldn't recommend this. See B12 (the third point from the end):http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/appeal ... cation#b12
mentioning playing piano
A grade 4 or 5 certificate would be good evidence!
studying French for several years
It depends what standard has been reached (and what the evidence for that would be).
Lastly, school reports are all very good all through primary school although there is a negative remark in Yr 5 report about lack of confidence around 3D and 2D shapes which my d took exception to at the time - I now wish I had challenged this!
I wouldn't worry about a single remark.
The Yr 5 teacher was weak in consolidation of maths topics and we started using home tuition programme during the summer which has been very helpful. Is this worth mentioning
Not really - the focus ought to be on hard evidence
of high ability.
Hope that helps.