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    ok basically for my gsce's i was always 1 mark away from the high grade

    history - 1 mark off a b
    maths - 4 marks off a b
    english lit - a few marks off a b
    eng lan - a few marks off a b

    so yeah as you can see i'm an unlucky guy also do which one do you i should get remarked and which is the most realistic btw i have the money to pay for it as it comes from my personal savings


    oh yeah i was also one mark off a b for sci additional, if i retake one sci exam and get one mark higher than the previous exam will it go up?
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    (Original post by efyhsdhsdf)
    ok basically for my gsce's i was always 1 mark away from the high grade

    history - 1 mark off a b
    maths - 4 marks off a b
    english lit - a few marks off a b
    eng lan - a few marks off a b

    so yeah as you can see i'm an unlucky guy also do which one do you i should get remarked and which is the most realistic btw i have the money to pay for it as it comes from my personal savings


    oh yeah i was also one mark off a b for sci additional, if i retake one sci exam and get one mark higher than the previous exam will it go up?
    Which exam season are you talking about? Re-marks can only be requested for about 6 weeks after the results come out. The only results you can currently get re-marked are the March GCSE results which came out today.

    Yes, you can just re-sit 1 science exam and if you do one better on the re-sit you would get a b.
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    Remarks are definitely worth it. I was one mark away from an A* in my spanish and latin gcses, requested a remark and they both went up
    Obviously the most realistic for you is history, i would definitely get it remarked if I were you. Not so sure about the others... I was 4 marks away from an A* in my history and decided against it, but I kinda regret it now. Depends on how much of a gambler you are and how badly you want that higher grade!
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    might as well! worse case scenario you drop a grade but this is unlikely if you are close to the upper boundary.
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    (Original post by Data)
    Which exam season are you talking about? Re-marks can only be requested for about 6 weeks after the results come out. The only results you can currently get re-marked are the March GCSE results which came out today.

    Yes, you can just re-sit 1 science exam and if you do one better on the re-sit you would get a b.
    i took the 2011 gcse's, can i still get a remark?
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    (Original post by efyhsdhsdf)
    i took the 2011 gcse's, can i still get a remark?
    Which exam board did you do for the science. Are you on about the new spec science?
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    (Original post by efyhsdhsdf)
    i took the 2011 gcse's, can i still get a remark?
    No, the deadline for last summer was 20 September 2011.
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    You've missed the deadline.
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    Remark the history and maths and english language if you can!
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Which exam board did you do for the science. Are you on about the new spec science?
    the old spec?
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    (Original post by Data)
    No, the deadline for last summer was 20 September 2011.
    so that means i can never get it remarked? not even next yr?
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    (Original post by zed963)
    Which exam board did you do for the science. Are you on about the new spec science?
    ocr old spec
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    (Original post by efyhsdhsdf)
    so that means i can never get it remarked? not even next yr?
    Never. The papers will have long since been shredded.
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    In one of my history papers I was one mark off an A* and I really regret not getting it remarked now but overall I can hopefully make up for it.

    If you've still got time and your only a few marks away then you should go for it.

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