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    (Original post by StUdEnTIGCSE)
    Whats the difference between a grammar school and a normal one?
    #justcurious
    in grammar schools they harshly criticise any grammar mistakes you make and informal speak such as 'innit' is forbidden and regarded as a serious offence.
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    You shouldn't just assume that really, anyone can regurgitate a bit of jargon.
    It's not that hard anyway
    I believe in you Bude! But fine, you're not clever......


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    (Original post by Leechayy)
    We had (I've done the ones with [x]):

    English Language [x]
    Maths [x]
    Science (Core + Additional) [x] [x]
    Geography [x]
    History
    Art
    ICT (top set was put on a BTEC for some reason)
    IFS [x]

    Everything else was BTEC and History was filled up- plus I cannot draw at all... >_<

    We still don't have RE or English Literature and we only got Additional Science this year...
    Wow
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    (Original post by StUdEnTIGCSE)
    Whats the difference between a grammar school and a normal one?
    #justcurious
    More GCSE's to take and no BS BTECs, more people actually want to learn, better teachers, etc...

    I'm from a state school and its annoying that the teachers don't bother with you as soon as you achieve a C :|

    Basically, if you excel academically, a grammar school can build-up on it willingly instead of being ahead of a "slow" pack of people who don't want to learn...

    Ask for someone's opinion who's from a grammar school, I'm just judging things from my personal experience
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    (Original post by StUdEnTIGCSE)
    Whats the difference between a grammar school and a normal one?
    #justcurious
    I go to one, not that different really, you just have to do a test to get in- but they're not private. I suppose cuz where I live there are quite a few they are more normal...
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    (Original post by Leechayy)
    We had (I've done the ones with [x]):

    English Language [x]
    Maths [x]
    Science (Core + Additional) [x] [x]
    Geography [x]
    History
    Art
    ICT (top set was put on a BTEC for some reason)
    IFS [x]

    Everything else was BTEC and History was filled up- plus I cannot draw at all... >_<

    We still don't have RE or English Literature and we only got Additional Science this year...
    How can you not have English lit? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Wow
    Yeah, it sucks...

    What about you? What're you taking?
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    (Original post by Jina)
    I believe in you Bude! But fine, you're not clever......


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    You shouldn't assume that either
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    (Original post by Leechayy)
    Yeah, it sucks...

    What about you? What're you taking?
    It's easier to just visit his profile. Honestly.


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    (Original post by Elm Tree)
    How can you not have English lit? :lolwut:
    Put it this way, I didn't even know there was another English GCSE until a supply teacher compared us to a private school
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    (Original post by Bude8)
    You shouldn't assume that either
    Lol leave me alone! I retract my comment....


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    Good evening comrades!


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    (Original post by Leechayy)
    More GCSE's to take and no BS BTECs, more people actually want to learn, better teachers, etc...

    I'm from a state school and its annoying that the teachers don't bother with you as soon as you achieve a C :|

    Basically, if you excel academically, a grammar school can build-up on it willingly instead of being ahead of a "slow" pack of people who don't want to learn...

    As for someone's opinion who's from a grammar school, I'm just judging things from my personal experience
    The thing you said about state schools and Cs is so true. As long as people get 5 As-Cs they dont seem to really care.
    The amount of help people who are in danger of not getting the 5 GCSEs get so much more help and resources than the rest of us.
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    (Original post by Jina)
    It's easier to just visit his profile. Honestly.

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    :eek: Just seen it... Wow.
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    (Original post by Meliss)
    Good evening comrades!


    ~We live in an age of smart phones and stupid people.
    Good afternoon, Friend
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    (Original post by Leechayy)
    Yeah, it sucks...

    What about you? What're you taking?
    A fair bit, check my profile
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    How revision going everyone? Or not, perhaps?
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    (Original post by Elm Tree)
    The thing you said about state schools and Cs is so true. As long as people get 5 As-Cs they dont seem to really care.
    The amount of help people who are in danger of not getting the 5 GCSEs get so much more help and resources than the rest of us.
    That is so true! They're taken on trips and kept happy, taken on residentials just so they commit to getting a C. :/ but thankfully, we also have streaming in our school so the top set classes are allowed access to A-A* content.


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    (Original post by Peaches & Cream)
    How revision going everyone? Or not, perhaps?
    Religious attitudes towards sex outside of marriage. You?


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    (Original post by Elm Tree)
    Good afternoon, Friend
    How does thou fare?


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