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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:06 pm 

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lfc_daddy wrote:
Is there any way of finding out the cut off between group a and b?

Has the school shared this previously?

I can’t imagine any reason why you would not want your child to attend if they were group a so not holding much hope out for a place for Dd but she did well and I am very proud of her :) group B scored 348

It’s not a matter of not wanting to take her place, there are a lot of things to consider. We live a long way from the school, which on its own is difficult. Also, Dd has a sibling in y5, and, as I’m sure you know, there are no guarantees that he’d get a place. If he didn’t it would make our situation logistically very difficult. I’m sure we all want the best for all of our children and sometimes what initially seems like a simple decision isn’t quite so simple.

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:00 pm 

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Hi, I’m new to the page but have a little bit of information about scores which I hope will be useful to those of you, like me, who have a child placed in a Group B in the Liverpool Blue Coat school and face a long wait till 1st March . dd scored 349.

The lowest Group A score I’m aware of is currently 354 and the highest Group B score I’ve heard of is 351.The lowest confirmed Group B score is 345 although I’ve heard of a 328 but not confirmed..

Has anyone heard of other scores?

If I hear of anymore I will post again.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:19 am 

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I know a 335 that was Group C.

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:53 pm 

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I don’t know much about Bluecoat, apart from the fact it’s a fantastic school. Good luck to your DC hoping for a place there.

PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:40 pm 

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Location: Petts Wood, Bromley, Kent
Jonnyfingers wrote:
One thing I wonder about, they offer the top 180 scores guaranteed places, but what would happen if those 180 were all the same sex? Unlikely, I know, but not impossible. Does anyone know if there is any mechanism to ensure that there is a balance of boys and girls or is it purely down to the scores, irrespective of gender?

I don’t know about this school/ region but in Bexley for example the co-Ed grammars they are not 50/50 on girls/boys. I went to a coed (albeit a long time so now!) in another region and there were 21 boys in each class and 7 girls.

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