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    Does anyone know how many people actually go up when they get a re-mark? I don't know anyone in my school who has been successful!
    I am tempted to get my AS french written paper remarked as I was 2 marks (1%) off a B.
    last year I got a gcse Spanish paper remarked as I was .25% off an A* and it came back exactly the same.
    Is it a waste of time and money?
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    Every remark I've had has increased.
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    (Original post by Revel)
    Every remark I've had has increased.
    So glad to hear that... I really have heard of so few people who found it worthwhile
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    If you were 25% off it was quite clear your grade wasn't going to increase. 1% is worth getting remarked.
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    (Original post by Pectorac)
    If you were 25% off it was quite clear your grade wasn't going to increase. 1% is worth getting remarked.
    0.25% !!
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    Tbh, it's a risk.

    There has been several cases whereby marks have risen. Having said that, with most people I know , the result is nearly always the opposite.

    I think it would be better suited if you could either re sit the paper or achieve higher marks in the following paper.
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    I'm in exactly the same situation as you, it's a really difficult decision to make! I was thinking I might order a photocopy of the scripts, have my teachers look over them, and then decide whether or not to go for the remark depending on if they think it's worth it? It's cheaper then going straight for the remark, and if you end up resitting the scripts will be really helpful working out where you went wrong.
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    (Original post by BethanyMary)
    I'm in exactly the same situation as you, it's a really difficult decision to make! I was thinking I might order a photocopy of the scripts, have my teachers look over them, and then decide whether or not to go for the remark depending on if they think it's worth it? It's cheaper then going straight for the remark, and if you end up resitting the scripts will be really helpful working out where you went wrong.
    I was told that with CCEA, you choose between getting a copy of the paper OR a remark.
    My school advises against getting a copy, cos although cheaper, you can't do anything to up your mark if there is a discrepancy! It seems totally nuts!
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    (Original post by Minky55)
    I was told that with CCEA, you choose between getting a copy of the paper OR a remark.
    My school advises against getting a copy, cos although cheaper, you can't do anything to up your mark if there is a discrepancy! It seems totally nuts!
    Oh sorry. That is really unfair, especially as other exam boards allow it!
 
 
 
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