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I got a C in my English literature controlled assessment, can I still get an A/A*? watch

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    The assessment was 25% of our total English literature exam. I was disappointed but I'm usually really clever so I believe if I work hard I can achieve an A* in my 75%. However will this be enough to bring my overall grade up to at least an A? Thanks.
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    why cant u retake it?
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    (Original post by ltsmith)
    why cant u retake it?
    I asked my teacher the same thing and he said we can't retake it, I don't know why.
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    I had straight A*s throughout Eng Lit until my final exam when I got a D . Ended up with an A overall so you should be fine.
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    You can still get an A* but you need full ums in your two exams, to get an A you need high As or above in both exams (or an A* in one and a low A in the other.) If you're really worried ask again whether you can resit, and have good reasons why you want to
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    (Original post by nhtw)
    I had straight A*s throughout Eng Lit until my final exam when I got a D . Ended up with an A overall so you should be fine.
    Ahhh that's nice to hear. Thanks for your answer
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    (Original post by jwf13)
    You can still get an A* but you need full ums in your two exams, to get an A you need high As or above in both exams (or an A* in one and a low A in the other.) If you're really worried ask again whether you can resit, and have good reasons why you want to
    Thank you very much mate
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    Our school told us:
    for GCSE's
    if you get a C overall for controlled assessments worth 25% then you need 86.7% in the real exam to get an A overall
    and if you get a B for controlled assessments worth 25% then you need 83% in the exam to get an A overall.

    Hope this helped
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    A definitely, A* yes but it'll be harder. How many UMS did you get? What's the total UMS required for an A or A*, then you'll know for sure how well you need to do in your exams. Plus grade boundaries change evry yr. So yes, it's possible, tho an A* might be quite hard. But an A definitely possible.

    Funny story: Well i got A*/A for Eng Lang coursework and a U in the exam and still got a C overall. FYI i did it again in yr 11 and got a B (pheww). I'm more of the math/science guy.
 
 
 
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