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Tiziana0773 Thu 20-Sep-18 11:12:08

Hi,
is it possible to ask to see waiting lists for entry into schools?

Thanks for your answer

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Bombardier25966 Thu 20-Sep-18 11:20:07

You can't see the waiting list, no, as it has other people's data on it. You can ask where you are on the list, but be aware that your position can go down as well as up.

Tiziana0773 Thu 20-Sep-18 13:30:10

ok, thanks

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Penguinsetpandas Fri 21-Sep-18 10:27:21

You can ask where you are on the list or how long the list is. When we were on waiting list for grammar we could log on and see our place number, someone also did Freedom of Info request and got all anonymous scores. You can't see other children's names though.

seeingwhatswhat Fri 21-Sep-18 13:57:52

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Tiziana0773 Fri 21-Sep-18 14:11:33

thanks you all for the info

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BrickByBrick Fri 21-Sep-18 14:13:33

I can't get on the website my phone won't let me but:

a) how do they have bargaining powers when it comes to waiting lists and
b) what did they do to get your dd's into a school.

Reasonable? £250 easy money for them I'd say.

myrtleWilson Fri 21-Sep-18 14:16:50

Yeah, I'm intrigued by the bargaining power too...

BrickByBrick Fri 21-Sep-18 14:17:06

Looked at it now. So it has no bearing on state schools and seems to just find school places for busy parents.

tvfriendagain Fri 21-Sep-18 14:18:00

seeingwhatswhat- do you one the company or something?- lots of post!

tvfriendagain Fri 21-Sep-18 14:18:09

own...

myrtleWilson Fri 21-Sep-18 14:20:36

Indeed...

twinkletoes999 Fri 21-Sep-18 15:19:42

I don’t know about Nosce Education , but I definitely know that if you use an agent you have far more chance of being first in the queue when it comes to having your case heard ......

maz99 Fri 21-Sep-18 17:36:35

@twinkletoes999

What do you mean by ’having your case heard’?

The OP asked about seeing a waiting list... that doesn’t require a ‘case’ and it’s also not required for being selected of a waiting list.

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