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    Just got my AS results and I'm happy with everything other than my English Lit grade! I was predicted an A and was hoping to get that as I felt like the exam went well, but I ended up getting a C :cry2: No one in my class has got higher than a C other than one person, and we're all A/B predicted students. How have other people done? I'm really hoping there'll be a re-mark if everyone's gotten lower than expected!
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    (Original post by DayDreamer1403)
    Just got my AS results and I'm happy with everything other than my English Lit grade! I was predicted an A and was hoping to get that as I felt like the exam went well, but I ended up getting a C :cry2: No one in my class has got higher than a C other than one person, and we're all A/B predicted students. How have other people done? I'm really hoping there'll be a re-mark if everyone's gotten lower than expected!
    I would recommend speaking to your school ASAP and raising the fact that its across the class with them. Its also worth considering a resit.
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    I have the exact same problem. I was predicted an A*. Over 90% of the class had bs or above in the coursework.. I wont get into uni now

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    hey sorry to hear about youre situation, i didnt do too badly, my prediction was for a B-A nd i got an A which im really happy about.


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    My lit exam board is AQA and I was predicted D/C and got an A
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    I don't think this is going to be a national thing I'm afraid, or not something that AQA and sixth forms/colleges will have a large dispute over anyway. Are you sure it wasn't just your teacher/s?

    All my class did as they were predicted.
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    There is definitely something dodgy about this. I done the exam in January and got a D. I was confident I had achieved a B which I'm predicted and got it in the coursework. Got an E in the June exam. Safe to say I'm dropping literature this year!!


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    I had unexpected results at both AS and Aleval. I was predicted an E at As. I hated lit and only did it because I did well at GCSE. I barely worked all year and got a high A in the exam. This year i worked harder than ever, acheiving full marks in my coursework and band 4s in all my mocks. Both of my lit teachers were extremely harsh markers and often dropped a grade just to keep you on your toes. I got a D in the june exam and now have to retake as I have no hope in getting to uni with a B over all. It just shows how nutoriously unreliable AQA markers are

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    Yep i was predicted a B and i got a D. I was ill on the day but that doesn't explain everyone else getting the same/worse grades
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    Sounds like crappy teachers to me probably missed some of the syllabus.
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    I was predicted an A all year and got an A.

    However, I do know a few people who went from A to D, or D to A because of the exam..
    But I would put that down to lack of preparation - maybe get your paper back to see?
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    I managed an A, however in my sixth form, there seems to be a massive issue with English Combined, no one got above a C which is really odd considering many were A grade students prior to this :dontknow:

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    definitely get a re-mark. I got an A overall and quite frankly I hated lit so much (dropped it now yay ) and I am awful at it, the exam was pretty good though, good length and the questions were not so bad. I guess it depends what book and poet you did, bcos tbh they vary in difficulty! I did Jane Eyre and Emily Dickinson


    Also... how did you do in coursework? 40% is quite a high component of the total AS grade, or are you talking about just the actual exam grade?
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    (Original post by DayDreamer1403)
    Just got my AS results and I'm happy with everything other than my English Lit grade! I was predicted an A and was hoping to get that as I felt like the exam went well, but I ended up getting a C :cry2: No one in my class has got higher than a C other than one person, and we're all A/B predicted students. How have other people done? I'm really hoping there'll be a re-mark if everyone's gotten lower than expected!
    That happened to me too in my first exam but I've just finished A2 with a high A. English can take some time to adjust to at A-level, especially if you don't like what you're studying. I resat my first exam twice and still only ended up with a B in it because I can't stand Larkin. I got 90% in my (much harder) A2 exam though because I really enjoyed studying Blake and Shakespeare.

    I know it's very disheartening but you should be fine if you act quickly in sorting out retakes and planning your revision. Coursework can be a godsend too so make sure you don't neglect it!
 
 
 
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