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    I'm posting on behalf of my daughter who is away at the moment. AS results arrived today and were not good, not totally unexpected (!) but obviously, we're all still disappointed.

    She got U maths, C History, D in Eng lit. Can't speak to school as it's closed (perhaps naive of me but I'd expected someone to be available there today?) but obviously we need to consider her options. I see that others have resit in the same or similar circumstances and turned it around but I understand that the rules for resits may have changed?

    Anyway, any support would be much appreciated.
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    Hi there, I am sorry to hear that her results weren't as expected.

    Do you know whether these are new spec?
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    (Original post by mimsy111)
    I'm posting on behalf of my daughter who is away at the moment. AS results arrived today and were not good, not totally unexpected (!) but obviously, we're all still disappointed.

    She got U maths, C History, D in Eng lit. Can't speak to school as it's closed (perhaps naive of me but I'd expected someone to be available there today?) but obviously we need to consider her options. I see that others have resit in the same or similar circumstances and turned it around but I understand that the rules for resits may have changed?

    Anyway, any support would be much appreciated.
    I'm surprised the school is closed most would be open to help those getting A2 grades and getting into uni. Contacting the school would be the thing to do. Does she have a class tutor or similar, or a careers/HE advisor that you could e-mail.
    I don't know what the rules regarding re-takes are now but if she's hoping for a university place it might be worth having a gap year after A2s and applying with better grades rather than with poor ones and being faced with dissapointing offers as a result (this will be different in some subjects though so I would talk to the school first)
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    Retake the AS Levels is my best bet. Also possibly drop the Math, Math is a very challenging A Level
    and you really need to be at the top of your game to do well in it.

    Losing out a year is not bad, if it means you get into the university and course that you want.
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    I rang the school, just got answer machine. Another parent went to the school in person and found no one to speak to.

    The English and History were new spec. Maths doesn't change til next year apparently.

    There's no getting away from the fact that she didn't do enough work, she did find the maths difficult but could have done so much better if she'd worked at it. Her Dad will not want her to drop it, but personally, I'm not totally convinced that will changed things dramatically in the cirumstances.

    My daughter says that she does not believe the school will allow her to resit the maths anyway.
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    (Original post by Kvothe the arcane)
    Hi there, I am sorry to hear that her results weren't as expected.

    Do you know whether these are new spec?
    English and History are new spec.
    Maths won't change til next year apparently
 
 
 
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