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can you be disqualified from an exam for being 1 hour late

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    I was 1 hour late honest mistake read the timetable wrong
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    Don't think so.
    As long as you finish the same time as everyone else so you don't get extra time.
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    @Scienceisgood thanks, I've been really nervous but you've calmed me down
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    The only reason they allocate time is so that no one cheats by asking the Q after the exam.

    I wonder, since I am doing my M1 paper first tommorow and everyone else is doing C1 tomorrow first, when we go out for our ten minute break...
    Would this be bad?
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    I am sure you won't be let in. It says clearly on the rules that you school gives you that misreading your timetable is not a satisfactory reason to be late/not attend. So I don't think you'll be let in.
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    I know in our school if you're more than five minutes late they basically send a search party looking for you (around the sixth form center, library, the Starbucks just outside etcetc) and call home to check you aren't there, which implies they'd still let you sit it if they find you.
    I don't know if you get full time though, did you OP (assuming that this already happened, say, yesterday)?

    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    The only reason they allocate time is so that no one cheats by asking the Q after the exam.

    I wonder, since I am doing my M1 paper first tommorow and everyone else is doing C1 tomorrow first, when we go out for our ten minute break...
    Would this be bad?
    I thought you had to do everything at the same time as everyone else? What board are you on/is it only your school giving a choice?
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    Usually, If you are more than ½ hour late you will not be allowed to take your exam unless exceptional circumstances apply, and you may get disqualified from future exams.
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    You probably won't be able to. They won't let you in if you are late, unless you have a good reason: important doctors appointment/funeral/wedding etc.
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    Kizz, you're saying this as if it happened in the past, in which case they would tell you if you're disqualified.

    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    The only reason they allocate time is so that no one cheats by asking the Q after the exam.

    I wonder, since I am doing my M1 paper first tommorow and everyone else is doing C1 tomorrow first, when we go out for our ten minute break...
    Would this be bad?
    You'll have to have your break between exams supervised and in silence, with an invigilator.
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    (Original post by Kizz)
    I was 1 hour late honest mistake read the timetable wrong
    It depends on which side on 'an hour late' you were, the start time at your centre and how long the exam was so you need to ask your exams officer. More than an hour and it may well not be accepted (but it has absolutely no implications for being disqualified from other exams).
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    The only reason they allocate time is so that no one cheats by asking the Q after the exam.

    I wonder, since I am doing my M1 paper first tommorow and everyone else is doing C1 tomorrow first, when we go out for our ten minute break...
    Would this be bad?
    I assume you're joking. You are not allowed 'out' for a 10 minute break between exams. You must be supervised at all times. If there are other people in the room who have done an exam that others have yet to do then any break will have to be conducted in silence.
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    (Original post by mel_1991)
    You probably won't be able to. They won't let you in if you are late, unless you have a good reason: important doctors appointment/funeral/wedding etc.
    These are not good enough reasons for being late to an exam. You might just get away with a funeral of a close relative if it has to be conducted quickly for religious reasons (and has been agreed in advance), but only a trip to casualty would do for a medical appointment and a wedding would never be acceptable.
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    (Original post by Clare~Bear)
    Kizz, you're saying this as if it happened in the past, in which case they would tell you if you're disqualified.



    You'll have to have your break between exams supervised and in silence, with an invigilator.

    May I add that this is about the most fun experience in the world?
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    (Original post by OMGWTFBBQ)
    May I add that this is about the most fun experience in the world?
    Not as much fun as being an invigilator and escorting lots of sweaty, smelly candidates to the toilet.
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    (Original post by Data)
    These are not good enough reasons for being late to an exam. You might just get away with a funeral of a close relative if it has to be conducted quickly for religious reasons (and has been agreed in advance), but only a trip to casualty would do for a medical appointment and a wedding would never be acceptable.
    They do allow some hospital appointments. I was allowed to do an exam a day late because I had an premade appointment regarding my heart (however I have a condition so perhaps I'm an exception).

    Wedding however was an assumption. I've never been late or needed a re schedule apart from the above time.
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    (Original post by mel_1991)
    They do allow some hospital appointments. I was allowed to do an exam a day late because I had an premade appointment regarding my heart (however I have a condition so perhaps I'm an exception).

    Wedding however was an assumption. I've never been late or needed a re schedule apart from the above time.
    Did you have to be supervised for that day then?
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    You can be up to one hour late and still be allowed to do it without getting disqualified if the exam is over an hour long.
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    Ah I was 23 minutes late to chemistry AS level and the teacher after was like - MORE THAN 30 MINS LATE AND WE WOULDN'T HAVE LET YOU IN

    I was like stfu *****

    Still got bare ums (like almost full)

    you mad?
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    You'll be sentenced to a minimum of 20 years hard labour.
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    (Original post by joker12345)
    Did you have to be supervised for that day then?
    Yes, they had someone supervise me and one other kid (no idea why he was there) for the exam then.

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