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    I only got one A* - in my B4/5/6 exam. I then ruined that streak by getting a C in my B7 exam (oops), and only just about scraped an A in Biology overall.
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    Wow I thought most people completed all their GCSEs in one go? Obviously not. Did all my in year 11 but cos most of them were modular my first A* I guess was in November of year 10 and was the first exam I ever took (chemistry)
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    My first A* was in all my GCSE Music coursework (had about 3 in total).

    But because of my low grade in the written exam, I got an A overall.

    I'm still chuffed over it, though. The proudest I'd ever been.
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    (Original post by blackstah)
    My first A* was in all my GCSE Music coursework (had about 3 in total).

    But because of my low grade in the written exam, I got an A overall.

    I'm still chuffed over it, though. The proudest I'd ever been.
    That's amazing! I did Music and it was genuinely the hardest subject I have ever done. Think the only part I did particularly well in was the written appraisal. Got B overall so was quite pleased

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    Probably the first Biology & Chemistry modules of Core Science... all the way back in 2009!
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    Got my first A*s in my first to modules of maths in yr 9, god knows how-flunked the next year and ended up with an A overall :/
    My only final GCSE grade at A* was in History, teacher decided to put my through the course in a year and I managed to fly through the controlled essay and second year exam with about 5 hours worth of lessons on them. I just wish A-Level History was the easy.
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    GCSE Double Science, but my other exams let me down so I got a B overall -_-
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    Three A*'s in triple science approx 5 years ago.
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    I got a B in my IGCSE maths mock and my maths teacher said to my parents "I doubt she'll be able to get an A, she'll be lucky if she does"
    We did our exam in November of 2010 and got the result in March- A*, with both papers over 90%. The walk home from school that day was one of the happiest walks of my life. TAKE THAT, DOUBTFUL AND UNSUPPORTIVE MATHS TEACHER
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    (Original post by Rumschpringe)
    I got a B in my IGCSE maths mock and my maths teacher said to my parents "I doubt she'll be able to get an A, she'll be lucky if she does"
    We did our exam in November of 2010 and got the result in March- A*, with both papers over 90%. The walk home from school that day was one of the happiest walks of my life. TAKE THAT, DOUBTFUL AND UNSUPPORTIVE MATHS TEACHER
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    (Original post by 7589200)
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    Why thank you I love your... avi :flutter:
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    Art coursework (somehow got 100%)
    Business coursework
    German coursework
    Product Design exam
    and a couple of my science exams.

    No idea which I got first, just that I got A* in those modules didn't finish with a single overall A* though, probably due to not finishing coursework/revising or turning up to school. I was a terrible student lol
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    GCSE Drama, did a crazy Sarah Kane reworking that the moderator got all wet for, very proud of that actually
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    I don't really understand. Unless you only got one A* at GCSE, or none at GCSE and one at A-Level, how can you have a first ever A*? Surely you get them all in one go?

    I suppose you could sit a subject early and get an A* in it before any other subject, but that probably doesn't apply to most people... so what are you all talking about?
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    (Original post by tazarooni89)
    I don't really understand. Unless you only got one A* at GCSE, or none at GCSE and one at A-Level, how can you have a first ever A*? Surely you get them all in one go?

    I suppose you could sit a subject early and get an A* in it before any other subject, but that probably doesn't apply to most people... so what are you all talking about?
    Exactly that. It's not as uncommon as you think, I started my GCSEs in year 9.
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    Music GCSE. I did it in just one year, in Year 9.
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    (Original post by Eva.Gregoria)
    Exactly that. It's not as uncommon as you think, I started my GCSEs in year 9.
    Fair enough. I've mostly just heard of people who, though they might start learning the GCSE material from year 9 or 10 onwards, will actually sit all the exams at the end of year 11 and get their results the following August in one go.

    The very few exceptions have been people who were naturally gifted at Maths and got the GCSE out of the way by age 11 or something like that. I didn't know this was common for other subjects as well. My school didn't really allow for so much flexibility in the timing.
 
 
 
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