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    So, we're entitled 3x resits on this small module and my teacher has point blank said that no one can resit regardless of how badly they may have performed.
    I haven't received my results but I know I under performed and I really want an A or A* if possible and I feel like I must have got a D for personal reasons.
    Does anybody know if there's a way for me to resit privately?
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    I would advice finding out what you got on each of the modules, if you feel you have dropped too many marks then bring it up again with your teacher. If your teacher continues to refuse to let you sit another one of the f326 modules then talk to the head of subject, then the head of department etc.

    Complaining here won't help you all that much, you need to be complaining to the appropriate members of staff at your college/sixth form. If you hassle them enough (politely of course) I am sure you will get someone who will allow you to resit the f326 module.
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    (Original post by AqsaMx)
    So, we're entitled 3x resits on this small module and my teacher has point blank said that no one can resit regardless of how badly they may have performed.
    I haven't received my results but I know I under performed and I really want an A or A* if possible and I feel like I must have got a D for personal reasons.
    Does anybody know if there's a way for me to resit privately?
    I think what happens is the deparment selects which practicals they want the students to do out of the options the exam board gives them. We do 2 quantitatives, 2 qualitatives and 2 evaluatives. Other colleges may do 1 of each or 3 of each. But they must be different as you're not allowed to resit the same paper.
    If you're school is only prepared to allow you to take 1 of each, then there's nothing they can do. You're not entitled to resit a coursework practical (but can sit a different one if your school offers it).

    I don't think you can sit it privately as the college can't 'cash in' qualification that are not sat there - not 100% on this though.
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    (Original post by ReeceM1)
    I think what happens is the deparment selects which practicals they want the students to do out of the options the exam board gives them. We do 2 quantitatives, 2 qualitatives and 2 evaluatives. Other colleges may do 1 of each or 3 of each. But they must be different as you're not allowed to resit the same paper.
    If you're school is only prepared to allow you to take 1 of each, then there's nothing they can do. You're not entitled to resit a coursework practical (but can sit a different one if your school offers it).

    I don't think you can sit it privately as the college can't 'cash in' qualification that are not sat there - not 100% on this though.
    I'm pretty sure you can resit privately. How is it fair that most colleges allow 3 resits whilst others only allow one. That's clearly putting some candidates at a disadvantage.
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    (Original post by Dannyboy2015)
    I would advice finding out what you got on each of the modules, if you feel you have dropped too many marks then bring it up again with your teacher. If your teacher continues to refuse to let you sit another one of the f326 modules then talk to the head of subject, then the head of department etc.

    Complaining here won't help you all that much, you need to be complaining to the appropriate members of staff at your college/sixth form. If you hassle them enough (politely of course) I am sure you will get someone who will allow you to resit the f326 module.
    My teacher is the head of chemistry and science so there's absolutely no chance of him listening. He doesn't listen to reason at all.
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    (Original post by AqsaMx)
    I'm pretty sure you can resit privately. How is it fair that most colleges allow 3 resits whilst others only allow one. That's clearly putting some candidates at a disadvantage.
    Yeah, it also seems counter intuitive on the part of those colleges/sixth forms that only allow one sitting, after all their students getting higher marks reflects better on them, no?
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    (Original post by AqsaMx)
    My teacher is the head of chemistry and science so there's absolutely no chance of him listening. He doesn't listen to reason at all.
    So speak to your head of year or whomever is next in the chain of command. Put forward a good argument for why you should be allowed to have a second sitting. You are never going to get to sit the other practicals unless you talk to members of staff at your sixth form/college.
 
 
 
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