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    (Original post by Leilaadlam)
    In my unit 1 science exams (biology, chemistry, physics) I wrote on the blank pages because we weren't told otherwise and they didn't say anything about getting more paper, is this okay? He didn't say it in any of my 3 exams so I kept doing it when I needed space.
    Anything you write on blank pages will not be marked as they are not usually scanned. In the future ask an invigilator for more paper.
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    This really isn't helpful, how do I fix this because I was not told about any of that and I can't have half of my 6 mark questions not marked.
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    I'm pretty sure every page is scanned. You should be fine.
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    (Original post by Leilaadlam)
    This really isn't helpful, how do I fix this because I was not told about any of that and I can't have half of my 6 mark questions not marked.
    The only thing I can suggest is to talk to your centre's exams officer who might be able to inform Edexcel. Contrary to what @jamesgates1 says examiners only have the page containing the question displayed on their screen, as each question is marked separately.
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    (Original post by Exams421)
    The only thing I can suggest is to talk to your centre's exams officer who might be able to inform Edexcel. Contrary to what @jamesgates1 says examiners only have the page containing the question displayed on their screen, as each question is marked separately.
    Is it okay if you wrote it in the border?For e.g,theres a EMPTY box underneath the answer.I got the answer for maths right but my initial worsking out was wrong,i wrote it underneath the answer box(there was a medium box ).I guess thats allowed,its within the grey border...
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    (Original post by Blancosdos)
    Is it okay if you wrote it in the border?For e.g,theres a EMPTY box underneath the answer.I got the answer for maths right but my initial worsking out was wrong,i wrote it underneath the answer box(there was a medium box ).I guess thats allowed,its within the grey border...
    As long as it was on the page and kind of obvious then you should be fine

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    (Original post by Leilaadlam)
    In my unit 1 science exams (biology, chemistry, physics) I wrote on the blank pages because we weren't told otherwise and they didn't say anything about getting more paper, is this okay? He didn't say it in any of my 3 exams so I kept doing it when I needed space.
    I advice you tell the person who is in charge of your examination, but I doubt they can do much, next time ask for more paper, blank papers in the exam paper do not get scanned. However, your examiner may be thoughtful and caring and mark it. But they can miss it if they want to.. best pray you have a nice examiner.

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    (Original post by Monsor)
    I advice you tell the person who is in charge of your examination, but I doubt they can do much, next time ask for more paper, blank papers in the exam paper do not get scanned. However, your examiner may be thoughtful and caring and mark it. But they can miss it if they want to.. best pray you have a nice examiner.

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    The thing is though its kind of my invigilators fault because he has never mentioned that before, he didn't mention it in all 3 exams or all the mocks I took. I'm ringing edexcel after I get home from school.
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    (Original post by Leilaadlam)
    The thing is though its kind of my invigilators fault because he has never mentioned that before, he didn't mention it in all 3 exams or all the mocks I took. I'm ringing edexcel after I get home from school.
    None of our invigilators told us. It's sort of just a thing you're meant to know tbh. You could've just asked to be sure.


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    The edexcel instructions at front of paper where you write your details do say not to write in blank pages. Invigilator should have said, yes, but it's your exam, you should have read instructions too.
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    (Original post by tnk191)
    The edexcel instructions at front of paper where you write your details do say not to write in blank pages. Invigilator should have said, yes, but it's your exam, you should have read instructions too.
    It doesn't say that at the front.
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    (Original post by SalazarSlytherin)
    Wow you are a dumbass
    Corrr I'm deffo a dumbass
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    (Original post by Blancosdos)
    Is it okay if you wrote it in the border?For e.g,theres a EMPTY box underneath the answer.I got the answer for maths right but my initial worsking out was wrong,i wrote it underneath the answer box(there was a medium box ).I guess thats allowed,its within the grey border...
    As long as it is clear by looking at the answer box that there is some writing outside the box you should be fine , the examiner will send it to review for marking in the "traditional method" (not via a computer monitor).
 
 
 
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