Go to navigation
It is currently Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:54 pm

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:24 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:47 am
Posts: 14
Morning SA and All.

Oversubscribed School BHS.

My daughter "A" has been refused her first preference - Beaconsfield High School (BHS) as we are just outside their catchement even though her sister "B" is in year 7 at BHS. I'm unable to ascertain whether my daughter "A", having passed the 11 plus and now refused Beaconsfield High School is better off on a waiting list or going to appeal (or both). The only grounds for appeal would be logistical and for existing sibling reasons.

Would the appeal board know which school we have accepted lower down on the CAF form. Would accepting a school lower down the CAF form jeopardise the appeal?

Is it worth renting a house for a year or two in order to get into the catchment at this stage?

Thanks and regards,

Flosi


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:04 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2005 5:26 pm
Posts: 7061
Have you read the Q&As?
http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/appeals/

Flosi wrote:
I'm unable to ascertain whether my daughter "A", having passed the 11 plus and now refused Beaconsfield High School is better off on a waiting list or going to appeal (or both).
http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/appeal ... school#c17

Quote:
The only grounds for appeal would be logistical and for existing sibling reasons.
http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/appeal ... school#c20

Quote:
Would the appeal board know which school we have accepted lower down on the CAF form. Would accepting a school lower down the CAF form jeopardise the appeal?
http://www.elevenplusexams.co.uk/appeals/general#a21

Quote:
Is it worth renting a house for a year or two in order to get into the catchment at this stage?
The rules are quite strict - to stop the use of addresses of convenience. :roll:
      Quote:
      Please make sure you tell us if you
      move house after you have made
      your application.
      In deciding which is your Normal
      Home Address we would not usually
      accept an address if:
      • You or your family has a second
      home elsewhere as a main
      residence. We expect that you
      have sold, or leased, through an
      agency, your previous property
      or that a lease agreement on a
      property you previously rented
      has expired and that you have
      no other residence.
      • Only part of a family has moved
      out of the Normal Home
      Address unless this was part
      of a divorce or permanent
      separation arrangement. If
      this is the case we will ask for
      evidence of this.
      • Two or more families claim to
      be living together in a property
      which is not suitable for the
      number of adults and children
      present and for which there is
      no formal record of this
      arrangement.
      • A child moves to a home other
      than with their parent, unless
      this is part of a formal fostering
      or care arrangement. We may
      check this information.
      We can refuse to accept where
      you say your child lives if we have
      any doubts, in which case we will
      continue to ask for evidence to show
      that you and your family actually live
      where you say you live. We may ask
      our legal team to investigate or ask
      that you provide legal confirmation
      of your address. We may check the
      evidence you have provided with
      other agencies, including your child’s
      current school.
      If we offer a place at a school and
      then discover that the offer was
      made on the basis of fraudulent or
      misleading information (for example,
      a false claim to living in a catchment
      area), and this denied a place to
      another child, we will withdraw
      the offer of that place. This has
      happened in previous years.

      [BCC]

_________________
Etienne


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:17 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:47 am
Posts: 14
Thanks Etienne

That was useful and I have read the links in full which answers all my questions.

Fingers crossed, I'll be appealing..

Kind Regards

Flosi


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
CALL 020 8204 5060
   
Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Disclaimer | Copyright © 2004 – 2016