Will have to be brief as out to work very soon.Well done again everyone.
Last year the procedure was that they assumed you wanted your first place unless you returned the letter to say you didn't.
To anyone who got their second choice grammar or other, you are automatically placed on the waiting list.When your offer letter comes you will be given a date, usually a week, when you can ring up and see where you are on the list.Remember your place in the ranking is not neccessarily a sure indication of your place on the waiting list.Rankings will come in the next day or even today from CSSE.
E.G ranked 145 could be 5 th on the waiting list as others had different first choices to you.
Although you applied by e mail, you still get a letter to explain it all from Essex CC. Tomorrow you will get an info pack from the school with all the forms and prices
of uniforms etc.
I am back in the afternoon if anyone wants to pm me, either about the process or about Chelmsford CCHs where my two are.
Off topic a bit -I keep looking at the numbers who have read this thread and yet so few have posted.My heart goes out to those reading this who feel despondant because of disappointing news.Don't despair there is always movement on lists.Someone on the Essex thread got a place at CCHS two years ago, a day before term started and several in the summer.