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    (Original post by Bluffroom)
    In what sense more work?
    Larger syllabus with "harder material".
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    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    I'm becoming concerned that I do actually have to declare Us and Fails on UCAS
    I doubt even Oxbridge will care if it's something like art, unless you're applying for a subject that requires you to be able to draw decently :holmes:
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    I doubt even Oxbridge will care if it's something like art, unless you're applying for a subject that requires you to be able to draw decently :holmes:
    No yeah probably not just ICT and RS :rofl:
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    (Original post by Bluffroom)
    In what sense more work?
    I don't think so.

    I did all IGCSEs and they were pretty easy, I hardly did any work at all... mostly just revision a day or two before the exams. GCSEs would have to be incredibly, mind-bogglingly easy for there to be any significant difference.

    Plus there's no coursework or controlled assessments involved (for the ones I did), so it's arguably less work.

    The only thing is that they're linear rather than modular, so have one bad day and you're pretty much ****ed for the subject you were doing on that particular day (happened to me for Biology :rolleyes:).
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    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    I'm becoming concerned that I do actually have to declare Us and Fails on UCAS
    :mad:

    You've asked many times... Us no get declared :mmm:

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    Finished art GCSE now! (well I'm handing my book in on Monday)

    Not too shabby considering I made it myself (the design and drawings)

    I'll upload a pic when I'm home
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :mad:

    You've asked many times... Us no get declared :mmm:

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    Finished art GCSE now! (well I'm handing my book in on Monday)

    Not too shabby considering I made it myself (the design and drawings)

    I'll upload a pic when I'm home
    So it's better to get a U than a D or E, basically? :holmes:
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    So it's better to get a U than a D or E, basically? :holmes:
    Exactly, hence me asking whether I should "lose" all my art coursework... And not do the exam and get 0.

    But I'm so glad I didn't, I might get an A overall now!
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    1) My final exam piece (Coursework = 64/80, B... Predicted a B overall)

    2) Candidate B (Coursework = 37/80, D... Predicted a C overall)

    3) Candidate C (Coursework = 76/80, A... Predicted an A/A* overall)

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    Most surprising is the D grade coursework, I mean that painting is so good, shame he didn't do that standard in coursework...
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    Hi

    I've now finished GCSE Product Design on the AQA exam board. My ums has all been totted up and I'm 9ums over the boundary for an A.

    Could the boundaries still change?

    Thanks
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Exactly, hence me asking whether I should "lose" all my art coursework... And not do the exam and get 0.

    But I'm so glad I didn't, I might get an A overall now!
    :lol:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    1) My final exam piece (Coursework = 64/80, B... Predicted a B overall)

    2) Candidate B (Coursework = 37/80, D... Predicted a C overall)

    3) Candidate C (Coursework = 76/80, A... Predicted an A/A* overall)

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    Most surprising is the D grade coursework, I mean that painting is so good, shame he didn't do that standard in coursework...
    Yours is missing :unimpressed:
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    (Original post by MattFletcher)
    Out of curiosity, how did you all come up with your usernames? I mean mine's my name, so it was easy.
    Bored, In ICT, so I decided to make a TSR account. Was stuck on what to name myself so I looked out the window and named myself according to the first thing I saw.
    An Elm Tree
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    (Original post by justinawe)
    :lol:
    (Original post by justinawe)
    Yours is missing :unimpressed:
    Really?

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    Excuse the fudged up arms
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    (Original post by NoMathsPlease)
    Seeing as this is a board about school and exams, I though of the username which best summed up my attitude to those things

    Anyway, good luck with exams everyone who has them today! I have a day off so am gonna be revising physics for my first physics paper next Tuesday.
    hahah fair enough! First Ones on monday
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Really?

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    swastika mug :rofl:
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    1st exam, done.
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    finished 1/377557 GCSE


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    (Original post by NoMathsPlease)
    Larger syllabus with "harder material".
    (Original post by justinawe)
    I don't think so.

    I did all IGCSEs and they were pretty easy, I hardly did any work at all... mostly just revision a day or two before the exams. GCSEs would have to be incredibly, mind-bogglingly easy for there to be any significant difference.

    Plus there's no coursework or controlled assessments involved (for the ones I did), so it's arguably less work.

    The only thing is that they're linear rather than modular, so have one bad day and you're pretty much ****ed for the subject you were doing on that particular day (happened to me for Biology :rolleyes:).
    Well I would say GCSEs are worse then compared to IGCSE - if I did a test on everything rather than loads of coursework i would have preferred it - some of the coursework is just unreal in terms of how much there is to do. Exams, meh - not usually that bad
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    (Original post by MangoFreak)
    I'm becoming concerned that I do actually have to declare Us and Fails on UCAS
    And which subjects are you getting U's in exactly?


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