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    I'm pretty confident I'm going to pass GCSE maths but I'm still slightly worried that I'm not. At A-level I want to study physics and biology in which both require a B at GCSE maths to be able to be accepted onto the course. was curious that even if I do get a C in maths will they still let me onto the course. Also if I got a C in maths would the exam board or school let me retake it once more to see if I get a better grade?
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    I'm pretty confident I'm going to pass GCSE maths but I'm still slightly worried that I'm not. At A-level I want to study physics and biology in which both require a B at GCSE maths to be able to be accepted onto the course. was curious that even if I do get a C in maths will they still let me onto the course. Also if I got a C in maths would the exam board or school let me retake it once more to see if I get a better grade?
    Only your school/college can tell you if they will allow you to take the A levels if you don't get a B. They don't generally set this requirement for laughs as all sciences have a requirement for decent maths skills, especially physics. Maybe if your mark was close to the B borderline they would give you a chance with biology but my guess would be not for physics.
    You can retake GCSE maths as many times as you like. If your school won't let you then you can do it as a private candidate. There are two more opportunities to take it with the current specification, November 2016 and Summer 2017. After that you would have to take the new, expanded, 9-1 grade exams.

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