Statistics for History Applications and Offers 2019

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Dear University of Oxford,

Please can I request the following, anonymised, data for the 2019 application cycle that has just ended for History (Undergrad Course, only):

1) The number of GCSEs each applicant applied with, and itemised grades (e.g. 3A*s 4As 1B)
2) The predicted and achieved grades in A-levels or any relevant qualification
3) The first part of the postcode from which each applicant applied from (e.g. SW1) and ACORN band
4) The type of school the applicant attended (i.e. State Maintained (and Grammar itemised separately), Independent etc) at the time of GCSEs and then A-levels
5) The 'contextual score' assigned to each applicant to show under/over-performance contextually
4) Whether the applicant qualified for 'extenuating circumstances'
5) The HAT scores in each section
6) The first choice college applied to and secondary college interviewed at
7) The outcome of application and college allocated to
8) If rejected, a generalised reason as to why
9) How contextualised GCSE scores are calculated.

Yours faithfully,

James Cordigan

FOI, University of Oxford

Dear Mr Cordigan,

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Dear James Cordigan,

Our reference: [FOI/20210119/3]

Please find attached the University’s response to your request.

Yours sincerely,

Information Compliance Team
Vice Chancellor’s and Registrar’s Office | University of Oxford
University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD
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