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What happens if you get no or completely horrible GCSEs?

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    In schools these days they make it seem like the end of the world, so I was just wondering what happens or if anyone here has gotten really bad grades like below C for most of it. What happens next?

    This and binging Waterloo Road has got me thinking about it.

    You can resit your GCSEs... also there are alternative routes you can usually take such as Btecs or do an apprenticeship... its not the end of the world tbh but for some subjects you have to meet certain criterias. For example I do biology and I needed a B in triple science. So if you get bad results in certain subjects they may not allow you to take them in A level

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    Ohhhhhh wow.

    It depends, if you get Cs or above in subjects you want to do for A-level then I guess it's fine, but you would not be allowed to do subjects that you got below a C in for A-level and would need to retake them. If you did well but got a few really bad grades (Us) you don't have to acknowledge you ever took the exam, so if they are in unimportant subjects, you can pretend you never took them. My dad's friend got all As at O-level bar one really unexpected U, which he pretended he never got 😊
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