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    (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
    Just to clarify: IGCSEs are easier qualifications sat by the less able students in some comprehensive schools. Initially, though, they were sat by international students. Most grammar schools tend to undertake GCSEs.
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    "Cambridge IGCSEs are tailored for a multi-cultural, multi-lingual audience in a way that UK GCSE examinations are not. Grade for grade they are aligned to the standards of the UK GCSE, and this has always been recognised as the case by ‘users’ of the qualifications. UCAS and Universities in the UK and overseas recognise IGCSE qualifications as equivalent grade for grade with UK GCSE qualifications. Whilst some Cambridge IGCSE teachers would suggest that some Cambridge IGCSE subjects are more demanding than their UK equivalents, this is a subjective perception and is not a view endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations."
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    (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
    Just to clarify: IGCSEs are easier qualifications sat by the less able students in some comprehensive schools. Initially, though, they were sat by international students. Most grammar schools tend to undertake GCSEs.
    That's what I thought too because the lower sets in my year took igcse English and maths


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    (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
    Just to clarify: IGCSEs are easier qualifications sat by the less able students in some comprehensive schools. Initially, though, they were sat by international students. Most grammar schools tend to undertake GCSEs.
    bs.
    They are usually taken by the generally 'smarter' private schools, and international students.


    IGCSEs were introduced in 1988 and are internationally recognised qualifications. Candidates can sit IGCSE examinations all over the world. Offering over 70 subjects, IGCSEs are taken in over 120 countries. IGCSEs do not include coursework. Similar to GCSEs, they are perceived by some as academically more rigorous, and for this reason have recently been adopted by over 300 independent schools in the UK.
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    It is because IGCSE has a Core segment for weaker students. The max you can get for Core is a C and it is really easy. The other segment, Extended, is much harder than GCSEs and you can get an A* as the maximum grade. I think the students at your schools took core.
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    I really wish I could get an A in at least one GCSE, I've worked so hard. It'd be a dream

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    (Original post by sahil19)
    I'm in London tonight, so I don't know if I'll be back for the midnight countdown.. Feel free to take over if I'm not back in time!
    so basically, you're allowing people to take over the throne tonight?
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    (Original post by XLittleSparrowX)
    I really wish I could get an A in at least one GCSE, I've worked so hard. It'd be a dream
    Hopefully, a dream come true
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    I think the only thing I didn't get an A was in Art. A person with Parkinson's could draw a stick figure better than me.
    English literature is also subjective, so could be like a C, even though I think I did well.
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    (Original post by ColossalAtom)
    I think the only thing I didn't get an A was in Art. A person with Parkinson's could draw a stick figure better than me.
    English literature is also subjective, so could be like a C, even though I think I did well.
    Let's hope you do well

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    Hopefully, a dream come true
    Let's hope so

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    Hi there😀
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    I just hope the grade boundaries for B1 and P2 turn up low...though I'm pretty excited about the release of the GB
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    I guess I'm the only one here doing 17 gcse's
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    (Original post by trollface54)
    I guess I'm the only one here doing 17 gcse's
    17?! Which ones are you doing?
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    I guess I'm the only one here doing 17 gcse's
    17!?

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    (Original post by trollface54)
    I guess I'm the only one here doing 17 gcse's
    ...strong username to post ratio or nah
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    I'm here to revive the thread, half an hour of silence :u

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    I just want a 20 piece chicken nugget share box from McDonald's on GCSE results day.
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    Im only doing 12? You were joking about 17 right?


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    HHighest I've seen is 14


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    Same here, 17 seems too much

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