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I was just wondering, does anyone have any like that?

Ive got 1 3 hour paper nd another 1.5 hour paper, back to back!

Isnt there anything i could do?

Cause i doubt my skool would give me evn a break!

Isnt there some rule or sumthing...because i remember reading somewhere on the CIE website that you can do an exam next day if it would be more than 4 hours?
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you would have to do it back to back. if you want to do one the next day you will have to be supervised for the whole day of your first exam, have your phone taken off you and stay overnight at a teacher's house!

up to you really.
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(Original post by loveislife)
I was just wondering, does anyone have any like that?

Ive got 1 3 hour paper nd another 1.5 hour paper, back to back!

Isnt there anything i could do?

Cause i doubt my skool would give me evn a break!

Isnt there some rule or sumthing...because i remember reading somewhere on the CIE website that you can do an exam next day if it would be more than 4 hours?
Your school will probably move one of your exams to the different session (AM/PM) and then be isolated inbetween the exams, if you go for the doing it the next day route I swear there was a rumour that you have to stay over a teachers house or something, else you could just ask other people about the exam etc..
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I thought it's only got switched to AM/PM if you had more than 6 hours of exams...
Or maybe that was you had to do it the next day.
But I don't think you'll be allowed to do 4.5 hours of exams in one session.
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(Original post by loveislife)
I was just wondering, does anyone have any like that?

Ive got 1 3 hour paper nd another 1.5 hour paper, back to back!

Isnt there anything i could do?

Cause i doubt my skool would give me evn a break!

Isnt there some rule or sumthing...because i remember reading somewhere on the CIE website that you can do an exam next day if it would be more than 4 hours?
It'll be back to back, have fun
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I think 4.5 hours is over the limit for one sitting, so as others have said you'll have one in the morning & one in the afternoon being in isolation in between

I know I was in that situation when I had DC & M3 together, and I think that was 4 or 4.5 hours in total, but not whenever my exams only came to 3 hours in total
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It does very much depend on the school. My school have it so one is in the afternoon and one in the morning. Then, you have to stay in an isolated room between the exams with a teacher.
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(Original post by loveislife)
I was just wondering, does anyone have any like that?

Ive got 1 3 hour paper nd another 1.5 hour paper, back to back!

Isnt there anything i could do?

Cause i doubt my skool would give me evn a break!

Isnt there some rule or sumthing...because i remember reading somewhere on the CIE website that you can do an exam next day if it would be more than 4 hours?
its more than 8 hours.
I had 4 exams the same time on the same day. I was put in isolation for the day and then had to stay at a teachers house last year. Loads of people will have that, it's nothing.
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(Original post by Thy-Lanky-One)
Your school will probably move one of your exams to the different session (AM/PM) and then be isolated inbetween the exams, if you go for the doing it the next day route I swear there was a rumour that you have to stay over a teachers house or something, else you could just ask other people about the exam etc..
Really?

Thing is right my 1st exam starts 1.30 pm and its for 3 hours and my next paper starts 4.30 pm, so i duno hw tht wud work.

even if i get a break for like 30-60 mins its fine.. i jus probably be too tired to finish off my 2nd paper

i hav low concentration span.
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I think 4.5 hours is over the limit for one sitting, so as others have said you'll have one in the morning & one in the afternoon being in isolation in between

I know I was in that situation when I had DC & M3 together, and I think that was 4 or 4.5 hours in total, but not whenever my exams only came to 3 hours in total
It is isnt it?

And i dont wana mess up my exam jus coz i cudnt fully concentrate!

I was doin my mocks last week and i jus stopped durin my 3 hour paper bcoz i was too tired! i needed to take quite few breaks ( also because of lack of sleep) and i think tht may hav affected my performance overall! dnt want tht happenin durin my A2s!!
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its more than 8 hours.
I had 4 exams the same time on the same day. I was put in isolation for the day and then had to stay at a teachers house last year. Loads of people will have that, it's nothing.

oh dear!

4 exams! woah.
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(Original post by skipp)
I think 4.5 hours is over the limit for one sitting, so as others have said you'll have one in the morning & one in the afternoon being in isolation in between

I know I was in that situation when I had DC & M3 together, and I think that was 4 or 4.5 hours in total, but not whenever my exams only came to 3 hours in total
Its 3 hours, I've got 3 90 minute exams all at the same time, I do 3 hours, then go into isolation for an hour then sit the last one.
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(Original post by loveislife)
I was just wondering, does anyone have any like that?

Ive got 1 3 hour paper nd another 1.5 hour paper, back to back!

Isnt there anything i could do?

Cause i doubt my skool would give me evn a break!

Isnt there some rule or sumthing...because i remember reading somewhere on the CIE website that you can do an exam next day if it would be more than 4 hours?
No. You can't give the exam the next day......because the QP would be released and sat by many candidates and you could easily get the Questions from them.... well thats the general logic...

I had the same situation during my O level, there were many candidates and we were allowed to go outside and take a break of about 35 minutes.... not bad actually, a student from my school had Physics Paper 1(1 hr), Further Mathematics Paper 1 (3 hrs) back to back, even though the modules were set to start at the same time, the Invigilators took the Physics exam first than allowed a 30 min break and than started the FM exam....
You will get a break I am sure....but they won't allow you to sit the exam the next day,
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No. You can't give the exam the next day......because the QP would be released and sat by many candidates and you could easily get the Questions from them.... well thats the general logic...

I had the same situation during my O level, there were many candidates and we were allowed to go outside and take a break of about 35 minutes.... not bad actually, a student from my school had Physics Paper 1(1 hr), Further Mathematics Paper 1 (3 hrs) back to back, even though the modules were set to start at the same time, the Invigilators took the Physics exam first than allowed a 30 min break and than started the FM exam....
You will get a break I am sure....but they won't allow you to sit the exam the next day,

thats fine honestly!

last yr i had c1 c2 same time, and i dint evn get a 2 min break!

nd those wer As and now its A2! 30 mins wud b gd enuff! but im jus not sure if my examiners officer wud allow us for tht! so i was hopin to find sum rule or sumthing so tht he understands we need it!!!lol
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Generally speaking most schools would but you in isolation between AM and PM sittings. Sometimes if this is not possible they would have to arrange for you to be isolated outside of school hours.

As for breaks, it could happen. I didn't have a break between C1 and C2 last year (both 1h30m) but I did get five minutes between Geog1 and Geog2 (Geog1 is 2h00m and Geog2 is 1h00m)
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you would have to do it back to back. if you want to do one the next day you will have to be supervised for the whole day of your first exam, have your phone taken off you and stay overnight at a teacher's house!

up to you really.
i had a friend who had to do this, awkward times
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thats fine honestly!

last yr i had c1 c2 same time, and i dint evn get a 2 min break!

nd those wer As and now its A2! 30 mins wud b gd enuff! but im jus not sure if my examiners officer wud allow us for tht! so i was hopin to find sum rule or sumthing so tht he understands we need it!!!lol
CIE allows breaks, and thats a relief,
Edexcel is unpredictable, sometimes they allow breaks sometimes they don't....
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Loool OP that's nothing I have 4 exams on the 11th June and I'm doing a2s trying to get into uni.
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I have 4 exams on the same day at the same time in April I have no idea how this will work.
One of your exams you will sit in the AM session, then be put under supervision and sit the second one in the PM session. In every case, the length of the exams together is too long to not allow you a break.
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