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    (Original post by Xctv)
    If you have priority you can get offered a place without meeting the required test scores.
    This includes:

    Living in a deprived area
    Free school meals
    Being or have been in care
    Living in greater london ( not sure about this one have to re-read a letter as it might be a hinderence )
    you have to score above 499 if you are in the Greater London priority category
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    (Original post by ♥Samantha♥)
    Okay I'm really upset because my score was above the cut off score but I was rejected because I have no priority and now I don't know what to do

    The letter said i got 629 (528+101) yet I was still rejected........
    Why dont you try to appeal? You might get in.

    http://www.harriswestminstersixthform.org.uk/73/appeals
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    (Original post by yasi98)
    you have to score above 499 if you are in the Greater London priority category
    Wait what if you are in care? Because I'm in care living in greater london, would that put me in the top two priority groups?
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    (Original post by Xctv)
    Wait what if you are in care? Because I'm in care living in greater london, would that put me in the top two priority groups?
    If you're in care then they would put you within the first priority group, so your score doesn't matter so long as it’s above 464 (or whatever was said on the letter). All that the priority categories mean is that after looking at all the applicants who achieved the minimum score, they will simply rank them based on what priority group they're in and the requirements for that group. At least that's what I understood from it.
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    (Original post by yasi98)
    If you're in care then they would put you within the first priority group, so your score doesn't matter so long as it’s above 464 (or whatever was said on the letter). All that the priority categories mean is that after looking at all the applicants who achieved the minimum score, they will simply rank them based on what priority group they're in and the requirements for that group. At least that's what I understood from it.
    Ok now I have a feeling they didn't know I'm in care and put me in a third priority group because it explicitly said I had to get over 499 Oh no what should I do now Appeal? Phone them?
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    (Original post by Xctv)
    Ok now I have a feeling they didn't know I'm in care and put me in a third priority group because it explicitly said I had to get over 499 Oh no what should I do now Appeal? Phone them?
    I think you should give them a ring. I'm not entirely sure about their admissions process and the whole 'priority' stuff but it's definitely worth asking for clarification
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    (Original post by Xctv)
    Ok now I have a feeling they didn't know I'm in care and put me in a third priority group because it explicitly said I had to get over 499 Oh no what should I do now Appeal? Phone them?
    Definitely ring them up or appeal because if you are in care you should definitely have a place (as long as you scored over 464)
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    (Original post by Xctv)
    Wow I'm really sorry to hear that you totally deserved a place and to be honest I didn't really agree with their socialistic selection process even though I'm in care. But with scores like that I'm sure you will be able to secure a place once your on the waiting list.
    Thanks but the waiting list still uses the same priority system so I would still have no chance as living outside greater london automatically makes me the last person they will ever come too. :/
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    (Original post by ♥Samantha♥)
    Definitely ring them up or appeal because if you are in care you should definitely have a place (as long as you scored over 464)
    Thanks I think I will get my cater to ring them up just to be safe so she can confirm that I am actually in care.
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    (Original post by ♥Samantha♥)
    Thanks but the waiting list still uses the same priority system so I would still have no chance as living outside greater london automatically makes me the last person they will ever come too. :/
    I personally think you have a really good chance of getting in even if you live far- one boy lives all the way in Essex who goes there! If anything wait until results day because last year they put up applications after results to accommodate extra students as not everyone will end up going to HWSF


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    I'm still worried that if a call them they might say all 300 spaces are taken even though I have a place technically.


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    (Original post by Xctv)
    I'm still worried that if a call them they might say all 300 spaces are taken even though I have a place technically.


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    It's better to ring and ask instead of worrying because you may be able to get a place- but you won't know if you don't ask
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    The principal is retweeting everyone's goods news haha, seems like a likeable guy


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    Are you posting your acceptance letters for the HWSF offers or just going there and giving it peresonally?
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    (Original post by Foodatastic)
    Are you posting your acceptance letters for the HWSF offers or just going there and giving it peresonally?
    I'm just posting it seems like it'd be a pointless journey if I was to go with the tube


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    (Original post by Foodatastic)
    But you have to consider that this is an inexperienced Sixth form with only a year of teaching. I'd say it will do better than a normal school but not as good as Westminster Independent School; not yet at least.
    I'm a current student, and would like to point out that we have 7 months of history, and Westmister had 7 centuries of history.

    Give us a chance 😂
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    (Original post by samispector)
    The principal is retweeting everyone's goods news haha, seems like a likeable guy


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    He retweeted mine, and I swiftly cleaned out my account just in case
    (Original post by Wesleigh)
    I'm a current student, and would like to point out that we have 7 months of history, and Westmister had 7 centuries of history.

    Give us a chance
    I was wondering what your overall verdict of the school is? Are the teachers etc. good? And what sort of grades are people aiming for/achieving currently? Sorry for the questions but I'm debating whether to choose HWSF over my current school
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    Do you think it would be better if I went to the sixth form instead of ringing? I could go there tomorrow after I'm finished school
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    (Original post by Xctv)
    Do you think it would be better if I went to the sixth form instead of ringing? I could go there tomorrow after I'm finished school
    What is the query?
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    (Original post by Wesleigh)
    I'm a current student, and would like to point out that we have 7 months of history, and Westmister had 7 centuries of history.

    Give us a chance ������
    Of course I'm giving Hwsf a chance, i wouldn't have applied if that's the case. I was just simply talking about its not going to be as good as Westminster yet.
 
 
 
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