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    This applies to several people in my sixth form.

    Because of the school restructuring, I did year 12 in a sixth form based at three high schools which was then moved to a new building this year, but we can carry on the subjects under the same exam board that we started them in. However, in several of the subjects, the new teachers have changed the exam board that they are teaching the current year 12s.

    If we're paying to resit an exam that we did badly in last year (but are doing the A2 because our overall grade was good enough) does it matter that it's an exam that isn't being taught for at the college anymore? I went to the exams office (the actual exams officer is away at the minute) today and they gave me a form but they seemed a bit confused as to how they'd manage it.

    two or three other people in my biology class got Es or Us in that exam so will want to redo it at some point and there must be other people in this situation . . .
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    It should be fine, I thought they'd do it the same way as any normal resit since you're still with that board.

    Mind if I ask which course it is you're doing?

    You'd probably have to do 100% self study for it though.
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    Edexcel.

    I know, plus the teacher hasn't taught this board before so can't really help us if we have any questions, although my teachers from last year said we could still email them if we had questions about the coursework or we're resitting an exam. But at least if there is more than jsut me doing it this janaury we could revise together, i'm quite good friends with the people in my biology class.
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    (Original post by Nix-j-c)
    This applies to several people in my sixth form.

    Because of the school restructuring, I did year 12 in a sixth form based at three high schools which was then moved to a new building this year, but we can carry on the subjects under the same exam board that we started them in. However, in several of the subjects, the new teachers have changed the exam board that they are teaching the current year 12s.

    If we're paying to resit an exam that we did badly in last year (but are doing the A2 because our overall grade was good enough) does it matter that it's an exam that isn't being taught for at the college anymore? I went to the exams office (the actual exams officer is away at the minute) today and they gave me a form but they seemed a bit confused as to how they'd manage it.

    two or three other people in my biology class got Es or Us in that exam so will want to redo it at some point and there must be other people in this situation . . .
    For normal exams in an exam hall they just enter you for the exam you want to sit - as far as they are concerned it is just another seat in the hall, albeit with a different paper.

    If it is coursework/practical it is far more awkward as someone would have to supervise it and authenticate it. You'd have to find a Biology teacher prepared to do this.
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    Luckily my coursework is an A and we didn't have assessed practicals so thats ok
 
 
 

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