Number of rejections for grammar schools (after 1st round)

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Dear Buckinghamshire Council,

As the National Offer acceptance day deadline is passed, can I know how many applicants declined the offer for the following school, please?

1. Chesham Grammar School
2. Beaconsfield High School
3. Dr. Challoners High School
4. Wycombe High School

Yours faithfully,

P Pillai

Buckinghamshire Council

 

 

 

 

Dear P Pillai

 

Thank you for your information request received on 16 March 2021.

 

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Your case reference number is FOI 22949

 

You can expect to receive a response by 15 April 2021.

 

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Information Management Team

Buckinghamshire Council

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Dear Sir / Madam

 
FOI 22949 

Thank you for your request for information regarding grammar school
rejections.

 

This request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

I can confirm that Buckinghamshire Council does hold information falling
within the description specified in your request. 

Please refer to our response below:

As a result of the allocation on 1 March, the following places were
declined by parents:

1. Chesham Grammar School - 7

2. Beaconsfield High School - 6

3. Dr Challoners High School - 14

4. Wycombe High School – 1

Please note: 
The majority of declinations are received after 1 March and that there are
likely to be limited places available as we progress through the
allocation rounds.

 

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