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    (Original post by georgiesucks)
    You legally need to redo English if you're under 18 until you get a C so focus on getting a C in November. Speak to your school as you will need to resit!
    I was 1 mark from a C and I've always got Cs in mocks. I dont understand what happened
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    Ah what kind of courses can you get onto with that and may I ask what GCSEs you got?
    You can get onto any courses and Btec is easier than a levels. You will need to get a minimum of DMM on the Btec course after the 2 years. Which is easier then it seems. As for my GCSEs I got C in maths, C in English, C in all science. Ds and Es in all my other GCSEs. But GCSEs honestly don't matter once you have finished college or sixth form.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    Ah what kind of courses can you get onto with that and may I ask what GCSEs you got?
    I don't know really it depends on what your school has avaliable, you will have to
    ask them but I guess more general subjects like geography,history,business etc where you don't need specefic grades/subjects. But of course it is better if you have studied it for GCSE. I got an A* in English language, A in English literature, A in maths, A in biology, A in chemistry, A in physics, B in geography and a B in spanish.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I was 1 mark from a C and I've always got Cs in mocks. I dont understand what happened
    Well then do a bit of revision and fingers crossed for November!
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    (Original post by Kieranisda1)
    Well you can physics at if you like but if you can only get a C at GCSE then you may very well struggle at A-level. People who are good at their trades do better off than people who are OK/bad at A-levels and uni
    Well looking at the break down. I got an A in one unit B in other E in P3 which we never learnt in school because my school is so bad so they said learn it yourself. I had to learn it the day before and I also had P2 exam that same day. I could've easily achieved higher but it's hard when your school is so bad. That brought my grade down to a C. I am also really interested in the subject and do believe i can do an A level and am willing to work very hard. What do you think?
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    Well looking at the break down. I got an A in one unit B in other E in P3 which we never learnt in school because my school is so bad so they said learn it yourself. I had to learn it the day before and I also had P2 exam that same day. I could've easily achieved higher but it's hard when your school is so bad. That brought my grade down to a C. I am also really interested in the subject and do believe i can do an A level and am willing to work very hard. What do you think?
    If your heart is set on it, you may as well give it a go and see how you find it at AS-level, then do the full A-level if you find it alright
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    Why is that? Please explain
    Lol didn't think people on TSR were stupid.
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    (Original post by shohaib712)
    Try getting it remarked.

    e.g. In biology I got:

    overall B
    Unit 1: A (2 marks off A*)
    Unit 2: A*
    Unit 3: B (never bothered revising lol)
    Unit 4: F (WTF... I was really angry cuz it was at an A* - my teacher literally is going toget this remarked) - If I get a high A* in my ISA I'll get an A* overall
    I'll ask the school thanks
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    (Original post by 0range)
    Lol didn't think people on TSR were stupid.
    I'm not stupid. Just because my grades are bad it doesn't reflect my ability nor my potential. I'm a professional programmer. I've been programming from a very young age. I have skills you probably don't and academic ability isn't everything nor a true reflection of ones abilities.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I think I'm the only one on TSR who has failed their GCSEs. I only got 3 GCSEs.

    I wished to study A levels this September.

    These are the only GCSEs I passed and the grades I achieved:

    Mathematics: B
    Chemistry: B
    Physics: C

    Those were also the subjects I wished to study at A level.
    in no particular order:

    1)Have a look around your area for colleges, you may be able to resit some of your GCSE's there.

    2.) maybe you should do BTEC level 3 applied science? this could be a possibility

    3) maybe consider changing secondary school to retake the year completely. You will be in a different school setting so better quality of teaching.

    I hope things work out for you when you decide what to do.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I'll ask the school thanks
    Make sure you ask the right teacher - dont ask the receptionist cuz they don't know what they are on about, literally I first made a phone call and asked the recpetionist if I could get a remark and she said "aww sorry we dont do remarks", I told her my situation about getting F even though I got a's and then she replies "awwwww sorrry you'll have to ask somebody who knows about remarks, try emailing your teacher".

    So yeah try emailing your teacher or directly talking/phone calling your english teacher/ head of english for the remark. Because the other teachers don't give a **** about your results - well this is coming from a student from a **** school.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I think I'm the only one on TSR who has failed their GCSEs. I only got 3 GCSEs.

    I wished to study A levels this September.

    These are the only GCSEs I passed and the grades I achieved:

    Mathematics: B
    Chemistry: B
    Physics: C

    Those were also the subjects I wished to study at A level.
    Less time on TSR this year
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I'm not stupid. Just because my grades are bad it doesn't reflect my ability nor my potential. I'm a professional programmer. I've been programming from a very young age. I have skills you probably don't and academic ability isn't everything nor a true reflection of ones abilities.
    You got good grades don't stress a B is fab. Programmer - you will end up wealthy think of all those sites you can develop! go for it.
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    (Original post by sunshine1978)
    You got good grades don't stress a B is fab. Programmer - you will end up wealthy think of all those sites you can develop! go for it.
    Thank you. I needed 5 A*- Cs to move onto the next stage i.e. A levels so I guess I'll resit to make up for that and see what the sixth form advises. Hopefully I come up with an idea good enough to make me wealthy, lol.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I think I'm the only one on TSR who has failed their GCSEs. I only got 3 GCSEs.

    I wished to study A levels this September.

    These are the only GCSEs I passed and the grades I achieved:

    Mathematics: B
    Chemistry: B
    Physics: C

    Those were also the subjects I wished to study at A level.
    Of all the GCSEs, you arguably passed the hardest ones.

    I'm so confused.
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    With respect, you may have to re-think your choice of A-Levels... to study subjects like maths and the sciences you really need at least an A at GCSE if you want to get above a D at A-Level. I would consider BTECs: you can still go to good universities with BTECs and they are coursework based Good luck!
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    (Original post by GradeA*UnderA)
    Of all the GCSEs, you arguably passed the hardest ones.

    I'm so confused.
    Yeah someone else said the same to me that I only managed to do well in the hardest subjects well these were the only ones which I passed and I failed at some which were supposedly easy
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I think I'm the only one on TSR who has failed their GCSEs. I only got 3 GCSEs.

    I wished to study A levels this September.

    These are the only GCSEs I passed and the grades I achieved:

    Mathematics: B
    Chemistry: B
    Physics: C

    Those were also the subjects I wished to study at A level.
    Am sure its already been said, but you should resit at least 2 of them and one has to be English.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I think I'm the only one on TSR who has failed their GCSEs. I only got 3 GCSEs.

    I wished to study A levels this September.

    These are the only GCSEs I passed and the grades I achieved:

    Mathematics: B
    Chemistry: B
    Physics: C

    Those were also the subjects I wished to study at A level.
    This cannot be true i dont know how a school would let you just do 3 GCses when you need 5 to get into college
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I'm not stupid. Just because my grades are bad it doesn't reflect my ability nor my potential. I'm a professional programmer. I've been programming from a very young age. I have skills you probably don't and academic ability isn't everything nor a true reflection of ones abilities.
    Grades indicate your current ability. You aren't the smartest. Prob a bit harsh calling you stupid, but most people I know who didnt revise still got out with all Cs.

    Nope. Gonna have to try that one again, I've been doing mathematical programming for the last 4 years, so prob not many skills at all that you have that I don't.


    Regardless you're gonna have to resit to do A levels.
 
 
 
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