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by Aethel
Sun May 12, 2024 12:04 pm
Forum: Buckinghamshire
Topic: 57% with 4 months to go
Replies: 8
Views: 351

Re: 57% with 4 months to go

Bucks specifically undervalues the Maths score: my DS is a bit of a maths whizz and dyslexic: his Bucks English scores were worth 50% of the marks, NVR 25% and Maths only 25%. He passed (just) but would have been home and dry were the subjects equally weighted. Your DC’s English will to a degree com...
by Aethel
Thu May 09, 2024 5:02 pm
Forum: 6th Form
Topic: A Levels 2024
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: A Levels 2024

We’re doing this with DD1. She has her own health issues (ongoing) but hopefully her exams will go smoothly enough for her to meet her uni offer. She’s done A levels with coursework options which has helped to spread out the workload so hopefully that will help too (Drama/Media Studies/Computer scie...
by Aethel
Tue May 07, 2024 8:47 pm
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: BUCKS APPEAL 110 Mary-1985
Replies: 17
Views: 629

Re: BUCKS APPEAL 110

Sorry I forgot to add that she did get extra time for her 11+ exam as well as a blown up paper because of her eye condition I don’t know if they will use this against me She was 11 marks off I don’t think it’s fair that - through no fault of her own - she isnt given the chance I’m so frustrated at ...
by Aethel
Tue May 07, 2024 8:38 pm
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: BUCKS APPEAL 110 Mary-1985
Replies: 17
Views: 629

Re: BUCKS APPEAL 110 Mary-1985

>> Hi everyone, Hi, welcome to the appeals board. >> >I’m hoping someone can help me. I’m so overwhelmed. Sympathies. This stuff is complex and can feel that way. >>I’ve read everything and I’m trying to get my head around it >> all. >>My daughter has not been to school since year 4 due to >> an eye...
by Aethel
Fri May 03, 2024 9:46 pm
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: Appeal advice GeorgeK
Replies: 17
Views: 1368

Re: Appeal advice GeorgeK

Great that you’ve helped bring a positive change for future parents! I’m not sure sending the change of form over to the appeal panel would do much at this stage, but maybe take a copy to the appeal in case it becomes relevent on the day? (that’s just my opinion as a parent though, another poster wi...
by Aethel
Thu May 02, 2024 6:31 pm
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: Appeal
Replies: 2
Views: 319

Re: Appeal

Hi Tanvi, welcome to the Appeals board. Can you please explain what you’d like to know? There are stickies at the top of the Appeals section (entitled “Read this First” with lots of information about the Appeals process in general. You can “search” also in the forum, and if you put “CCGHS Appeal” In...
by Aethel
Wed May 01, 2024 11:03 pm
Forum: Essex
Topic: Essex Allocations 1st March 2024
Replies: 237
Views: 26273

Re: Essex Allocations 1st March 2024

okay, I’m confused… If you were in Kent and got an offer from Tunbridge wells Grammar, have you accepted that for your DC? Surely with the TWG place in the bag, your child doesn’t need to sit further grammar entrance exams? Especially one that’s 50 miles away from Tunbridge wells… The places went ou...
by Aethel
Fri Apr 26, 2024 8:22 pm
Forum: GENERAL 11 PLUS TOPICS
Topic: CGP 11+ Books Edition Changes
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Re: CGP 11+ Books Edition Changes

I don’t think they change very often… check on Amazon to see if the new ones are advertised as “revised”… what’s more important is getting ones that match the syllabus type (GL for almost all exams) : someof the old ones will be CEM which, while broadly similar, is now discontinued . CEM had a sligh...
by Aethel
Sat Apr 13, 2024 8:05 am
Forum: MATHS
Topic: Help with confusing maths question
Replies: 5
Views: 3219

Re: Help with confusing maths question

Badly worded question! a) doesn’t make it clear if the first day is counted (implies not from the wording. but not clearly) b) doesn’t specify what day of the week it is as that couldnchange the answer (though by making it over 3 weeks I think they are trying to make it not matter: childncould lose ...
by Aethel
Tue Apr 09, 2024 4:11 pm
Forum: 11 PLUS APPEALS
Topic: Selection review - missing info
Replies: 13
Views: 1155

Re: Selection review - missing info

well, you could argue that not knowing the panel discussion makes it not clearly seen to be objective I guess, on the grounds that the decisionmaking process is not transparent… so the panel’s decisions aren’t markeable against stated criteria. It’s difficult generally to prove not FCO, and lack of ...
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