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    Hello,
    I have applied to the top grammar school in the country, but was just wondering, if I don't get in and I get straight A*s in my GCSEs, then do you think if I appealed they would give me a place?
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    Maybe, I guess you'd have nothing to lose - but is it really worth it? There are plenty of decent sixth forms/colleges to do your A levels at
    How well you do depends more on the student really
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    (Original post by Zottula)
    Maybe, I guess you'd have nothing to lose - but is it really worth it? There are plenty of decent sixth forms/colleges to do your A levels at
    How well you do depends more on the student really
    Do you think I'd have a realistic chance though? The places they offer are numbered for obvious reasons, and they only take about 4 people from my school each year, but if I got straight A*s surely they would think I deserve a place at their school?
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    (Original post by LittleMissCurious)
    Do you think I'd have a realistic chance though? The places they offer are numbered for obvious reasons, and they only take about 4 people from my school each year, but if I got straight A*s surely they would think I deserve a place at their school?
    Well if you're a straight A* student then of course you have a chance! Just see what happens, you might get in straight away and not need to worry about appealing at all.
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    (Original post by LittleMissCurious)
    Hello,
    I have applied to the top grammar school in the country, but was just wondering, if I don't get in and I get straight A*s in my GCSEs, then do you think if I appealed they would give me a place?
    Just ringing them up on results day if you didnt get a place initially would be better.
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    (Original post by jelly1000)
    Just ringing them up on results day if you didnt get a place initially would be better.
    Why, is appealing different? I thought it was basically calling them up and asking them to give me a place with the grades that I have. And do you think that they would take me if I got straight A*s and rung them up on results day?
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    (Original post by LittleMissCurious)
    Why, is appealing different? I thought it was basically calling them up and asking them to give me a place with the grades that I have. And do you think that they would take me if I got straight A*s and rung them up on results day?
    Well with appealing, your normally challenging the rejection and saying "i should have a place because..."
    However when phoning up on results day, your enquiring as to whether they have any space available. And as to whether they would take you with straight A*'s if you rung up, then that would depend on a) how competitive your subject choice is, and b) if they had any spaces. Chances are they might do.
 
 
 
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