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by EvilBus
Fri Mar 01, 2024 4:57 pm
Forum: Buckinghamshire
Topic: Buckinghamshire allocations 01 March 2024
Replies: 7
Views: 1730

Re: Buckinghamshire allocations 01 March 2024

aylesburyduck wrote: Fri Mar 01, 2024 4:14 pm Same for us!

DD is off to Henry Floyd too! Perhaps they will get to know each other. :D
That’s super. Yeah that seems very likely :D
by EvilBus
Fri Mar 01, 2024 11:37 am
Forum: Buckinghamshire
Topic: Buckinghamshire allocations 01 March 2024
Replies: 7
Views: 1730

Re: Buckinghamshire allocations 01 March 2024

DD has been offered a place in Sir Henry Floyd Granmar School which was her first preference. The offers are already on the bucks admissions portal if anyone is waiting to check.
by EvilBus
Fri Oct 27, 2023 3:34 pm
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: Selection Review or Appeal?
Replies: 38
Views: 10202

Re: Selection Review or Appeal?

Thanks for the detailed answers, it does clear my doubts somewhat. But I think I get it, as you’ll mentioned the out of area entrants skew the results and therefore the reviews become necessary and the selection criteria then is academic performance and not necessarily the circumstances that led to ...
by EvilBus
Fri Oct 27, 2023 9:44 am
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: Selection Review or Appeal?
Replies: 38
Views: 10202

Re: Selection Review or Appeal?

My question is what defines “extenuating circumstances”? Does a child not flipping pages properly fall into the category? And if the child is subsequently given a pass, would that not deprive another child who may have otherwise got the slot? At the end of the day, not turning the page is ultimately...
by EvilBus
Fri Oct 27, 2023 8:43 am
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: Selection Review or Appeal?
Replies: 38
Views: 10202

Re: Selection Review or Appeal?

While I empathise with the DC trying hard and not passing, isn’t the page turning blip a mistake that the DC is responsible for. The parent who gives “two hoots” about whether the DC gets into a GS has then gone through the rigmarole of ensuring they somehow get it up for selection review. This mean...