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Should I even bother turning up for my retake? Will it make a difference if I don't?

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    Hey, I've got a WJEC english retake tomorrow, but I calculated my results and it really doesn't matter what I get on my retake tomorrow, it's impossible for me to push my OVERALL GCSE A up to an A*. Should I even bother going in tomorrow? What would happen if I didn't?
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    If its language then yes.
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    Why?
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    Well i find it more important that Lit and its very useful.
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    I think you should since you've spent money on the retake and you could look to get a high A if this retake results in you getting a higher UMS.
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    You're under no obligation, but ring the school to say you're not going. Otherwise they will waste their time ringing you up etc.
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    Yeah you should seriously go because if the exam is particularly difficult the grade boundaries may shift (albeit not much) and there may be a possibility you will get an A* - it's worth a shot
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    I would go, to avoid causing complication, and as said, you don't know for SURE you can't get an A*. Like, with coursework, the boundaries could change etc.

    As said, if you really are adamant on not going, at least tell the school!
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    You shoud go. Just try, bro, who knows the grade boundaries could change.
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    Just go, you've got nothing to lose! And if you don't, tell the school so they don't waste time trying to find you.
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    (Original post by dweedman)
    Hey, I've got a WJEC english retake tomorrow, but I calculated my results and it really doesn't matter what I get on my retake tomorrow, it's impossible for me to push my OVERALL GCSE A up to an A*. Should I even bother going in tomorrow? What would happen if I didn't?
    Go to it. Even if you see it as pointless just sit in the exam room and dont do the paper, your school will charge you the £60 cost of the exam if you dont have a valid medical reason as for why you didnt come.
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    Did you end up going?

    Because if it was Unit 1, from what I've heard today you've just been through 1 hour of hair-shredding madness xD
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    It wasn't that hard :/ although I really didn't get the first question because it didn't say how much a and b were individually worth, it looked like a wasn't worth anything stupid foxes :mad:

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