Our son scored 118/119, is 8th on the Head's OoS and is given a 2:3 on the Assessment. His predicted SATs are 5A for Maths & Science and 5B for English. He achieved CAT scores of 123 for VR, 122 for Quant & 132 for NVR, with a reading age of 15y3m at chronoligical age of 9y10m & top 25% for both Maths & English.
We have not yet received our pack, but know from the headmasters comments that one person above our son did not pass. We don't know for sure how many below him did, though we have guesstimated there were 10 passes in total from those we know or have heard about in his year group.
We have no mitigating circumstances in our case, so are relying purely on prior acedemic results and the Head's summary (which is very very positive).
Having read through a lot of posts here on this forum, we think the only area for concern is probably the "3" in Attitude to Work. We're not really sure how to approach this at the appeal. We have talked about mentioning there are some disruptive children in his class who cause a distraction, but are not sure how to approach it at the time.
We're obviously quite nervous about the whole thing & would welcome any suggestions from those of you who have been through the process already