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Estimated read: 8 minutes  With all the pressure of school work, puberty, social life and other commitments playing their part, it's understanda...
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Waiting for exam results can be an anxious time for young people as they may feel that so much is at stake depending on their exam results.  
Mysie Weir (not her real name) has been volunteering with school admissions appeal panels for 10 years, regularly as Chairman. Like all serving panel ...
Preparing I’m going to call you ‘parents’ in this article. But you might be a guardian, or grandparent, or uncle, or even a neighbo...
Stage One The Chairman of the panel will ask the school to explain their case. There shouldn’t be any big surprises there, if you’ve read...
There should be no difference at Appeal stage with Academies Academies are required to follow the same legislation and statutory guidance as any othe...

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