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    So today I received my GCSE English Lit (Edexcel) result today, yes I did it early, and to my surprise I achieved a B, this was a shock to me as I did not put any work or revision into this whatsoever and didn't even completed a full question, it was two exams no coursework.

    Now the biggest shock was that I was actually 1 MARK of an A, now knowing I was really careless and lazy for this exam I thought I would of achieved a D but now knowing Im only 1 mark away from a A is become really frustrating and Ive been advised but also personally feel I should get this remarked, Its only 1 mark I need but also I am quite scared if i lose 10 marks to get a C.

    My parents are personally happy with my grade but I am quite annoyed I was 1 mark off, tbh I should be appreciative for what I got but what do you lot think?


    What should I do? Is a remark worth it?
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    (Original post by Blobfish)
    So today I received my GCSE English Lit (Edexcel) result today, yes I did it early, and to my surprise I achieved a B, this was a shock to me as I did not put any work or revision into this whatsoever and didn't even completed a full question, it was two exams no coursework.

    Now the biggest shock was that I was actually 1 MARK of an A, now knowing I was really careless and lazy for this exam I thought I would of achieved a D but now knowing Im only 1 mark away from a A is become really frustrating and Ive been advised but also personally feel I should get this remarked, Its only 1 mark I need but also I am quite scared if i lose 10 marks to get a C.

    My parents are personally happy with my grade but I am quite annoyed I was 1 mark off, tbh I should be appreciative for what I got but what do you lot think?


    What should I do? Is a remark worth it?
    I got mine remarked last year and it went up 6 marks so yeah go for it. Or just retake at the normal time.
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    I got mine remarked last year and it went up 6 marks so yeah go for it. Or just retake at the normal time.
    Oh wow Did you remark all papers?
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    (Original post by Blobfish)
    So today I received my GCSE English Lit (Edexcel) result today, yes I did it early, and to my surprise I achieved a B, this was a shock to me as I did not put any work or revision into this whatsoever and didn't even completed a full question, it was two exams no coursework.

    Now the biggest shock was that I was actually 1 MARK of an A, now knowing I was really careless and lazy for this exam I thought I would of achieved a D but now knowing Im only 1 mark away from a A is become really frustrating and Ive been advised but also personally feel I should get this remarked, Its only 1 mark I need but also I am quite scared if i lose 10 marks to get a C.

    My parents are personally happy with my grade but I am quite annoyed I was 1 mark off, tbh I should be appreciative for what I got but what do you lot think?


    What should I do? Is a remark worth it?
    Have you taken all the parts for the exam? If so, well, it's unlikely you'll lose a whole 10 marks, examiners are supposed to be the same +/-2 marks for most subjects, English is a bit different due to subjectivity, but I can't imagine you losing a whole 10 marks, I'd go for it personally, but you don't have to if you feel there's a risk, and a B is more than a good grade
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    (Original post by Calzs34)
    Have you taken all the parts for the exam? If so, well, it's unlikely you'll lose a whole 10 marks, examiners are supposed to be the same +/-2 marks for most subjects, English is a bit different due to subjectivity, but I can't imagine you losing a whole 10 marks, I'd go for it personally, but you don't have to if you feel there's a risk, and a B is more than a good grade
    At first I felt like it was a risk, but many people including teachers felt I had more of a chance of moving up a grade than down, and the whole course we do is 2 exams and thats it. Do I get a remark for both papers? or the one with the higher/lower mark?
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    Oh wow Did you remark all papers?
    I did the Cambridge international course so there was only one paper and coursework and I just got the paper re marked
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    (Original post by Blobfish)
    At first I felt like it was a risk, but many people including teachers felt I had more of a chance of moving up a grade than down, and the whole course we do is 2 exams and thats it. Do I get a remark for both papers? or the one with the higher/lower mark?
    Usually it's just one paper, but you can chose to have both remarked
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    Hi
    I am 5 marks off a B in English Literature(Edexcel Igcse)

    Should I ask for a remark,
    I felt that the exam went really well so i thought I got A/A* but no.
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    (Original post by Calzs34)
    Usually it's just one paper, but you can chose to have both remarked
    No but I mean, should I get both my papers remarked or only the highest/lowest marked one?
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    Hi
    I am 5 marks off a B in English Literature(Edexcel Igcse)

    Should I ask for a remark,
    I felt that the exam went really well so i thought I got A/A* but no.
    It depends how close the grade boundaries are, and how much do u have to lose to go down to a D?
 
 
 

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