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Can I accept a sixth form place then potentially decline depending on results?

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smoothieooo Wed 01-Jul-15 10:42:00

My son attends a grammar school for which at least 6 x A grades at GCSE are required to study at sixth form.

He's had a meeting with and been offered a place at a local secondary, which is where he'll go if he doesn't get the necessary grades, but I don't know whether to accept the offer now or if I can defer until results day on 20th August. I don't want to compromise his place at the grammar should he scrape the necessary grades!

Is anyone else in a similar situation?

titchy Wed 01-Jul-15 10:54:45

Accept the offer, then decline if you need to on results day.

Plenty of kids hold multiple sixth form offers!

cricketballs Wed 01-Jul-15 10:59:10

We advise all our students to hold multiple offers just in case results are higher/lower than expected

smoothieooo Wed 01-Jul-15 13:06:34

Thanks both - I've accepted but fingers crossed he can stay where he is if he gets the necessary grades!

mummytime Wed 01-Jul-15 21:16:13

Dd holds two offers, she may be about to decline one,,as they ask the same things and after induction days etc she has "finally" chosen.

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