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    A friend of mine, missed her C2 exam through illness. Our tutor is not sure whether she will receive her predicted grade or whether she will have to sit it in January. :confused:

    Any ideas?

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    It wouldnt be fair to set a new paper, or to let her through on predicted grades..
    but perhaps an appeal can be made?
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    (Original post by GaryE)
    A friend of mine, missed her C2 exam through illness. Our tutor is not sure whether she will receive her predicted grade or whether she will have to sit it in January. :confused:

    Any ideas?
    she'll sit it in jan, unless she's at a2, which she cant be if she's doing c2...
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    Why can't she? I did all the Core modules this year.
    Did P1, S1 and M1 last year, declined P1 to sit C1 in Jan, and C2,3,4 this June.... One A2 Maths..:confused:
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    This might be of interest:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/e...on/3790043.stm

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    yeah, my friend missed a physics exam today due to chicken pox
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    It sucks. I had tonsillitus last week and had to sit 5 exams. I'm at the A2 stage, though and didn't want my predicted grades to decide whether or not I got the university place I wanted. They should have an exam centre at every doctor's practice
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    UPDATE: My friend has now been told that her C2 mark will be based on her C1 & D1 results, plus the C2 results of 4 classmates that our tutor considers to be at her level.

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    (Original post by GaryE)
    UPDATE: My friend has now been told that her C2 mark will be based on her C1 & D1 results, plus the C2 results of 4 classmates that our tutor considers to be at her level.

    This is standard procedure. It means that the board is satisfied that the case is genuine. The submission of the estimated rank order of 5:

    Rank order

    1 Comparator 1
    2 Comparator 2
    3 Candidate missing exam
    4 Comparator 3
    5 Comparator 4

    ...usually works well at GCSE for large groups, but can be a bit shaky for AL, where groups can be very small!

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    (Original post by Aitch)
    This is standard procedure. It means that the board is satisfied that the case is genuine. The submission of the estimated rank order of 5:

    Rank order

    1 Comparator 1
    2 Comparator 2
    3 Candidate missing exam
    4 Comparator 3
    5 Comparator 4

    ...usually works well at GCSE for large groups, but can be a bit shaky for AL, where groups can be very small!

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    especially bad if you doss all year and your teachers think you're dumb; more so than you actually are:rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Phil23)
    especially bad if you doss all year and your teachers think you're dumb; more so than you actually are:rolleyes:
    Definitely. The moral is that if you're going to do no work during term time and save it all for the exam, make sure you spend at least some of the time you save keeping fit!

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    You should keep any mock exams that have been done under timed conditions and marked by your teacher as these can (I believe) be used as evidence.
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    (Original post by Aitch)
    Definitely. The moral is that if you're going to do no work during term time and save it all for the exam, make sure you spend at least some of the time you save keeping fit!

    Aitch
    lol, yeh - spent most of year 13 rock-climbing,, watching TV and going to museums...did all my revision in the days preceding the exams...that is the way:cool: - best strategy and always works - they way you dont have to keep crap in long term memory, lol - learn, regurgiate and forget
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    but can be a bit shaky for AL, where groups can be very small!

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    No kidding! there's only one bloke in my Chemistry Class! What happens if misses an exam? heheh
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    (Original post by El Chueco)
    she'll sit it in jan, unless she's at a2, which she cant be if she's doing c2...
    I did c2 this year and i did a2 :confused:
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    i think the confusion is because the Core modules form the new syllabus. A2 people can have an A-level this year but will have to decline Pure grades. (p1 p2 p3)
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    the missed exam system by co,paring with class members is dumb esp in physics where there were only 6 people; 1 A grade girl, and the rest low C's /D's...how can they make predictions based on this system of averages if one misses the exam...seems illogical...can someone explain it to me?

    pk
 
 
 
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