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    Does the following summary mean that current year 11s can resit their english and maths only twice:
    "two resit opportunities in relation to legacy GCSEs in English, English language and mathematics (including linked pair maths GCSEs – ‘applications of mathematics’ and ‘methods in mathematics’), one in November 2016 and one in summer 2017"

    Also, will it be evident to any sixth forms or universities that a resit has been taken (at GCSE)? If so, will it show how many resits?

    What does it mean by 'legacy GCSES..'?

    Why are there restrictions as to who can take GCSE, AS and A level resits?:
    'There will be restrictions on who can take the GCSE, AS and A level resits.'
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    Hi,
    Regarding your first question, yes, I believe it means that there will only be two more resit opportunities for the current syllabus (legacy). I presume there will be more opportunities to retake, but that will probably be on the new syllabus after these two legacy resits. And yes, resits are evident if they are to view your GCSE certificates, as the certificate has the date that you sat the GCSE on it. So if this date does not correlate to when you sat the majority of your other GCSEs, then they may notice. Also, I don't know what is meant by those restrictions in this context, it seems a bit ambiguous to me.
    Best of luck.
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    (Original post by esmeralda123)
    Does the following summary mean that current year 11s can resit their english and maths only twice:
    "two resit opportunities in relation to legacy GCSEs in English, English language and mathematics (including linked pair maths GCSEs – ‘applications of mathematics’ and ‘methods in mathematics’), one in November 2016 and one in summer 2017"

    Also, will it be evident to any sixth forms or universities that a resit has been taken (at GCSE)? If so, will it show how many resits?

    What does it mean by 'legacy GCSES..'?

    Why are there restrictions as to who can take GCSE, AS and A level resits?:
    'There will be restrictions on who can take the GCSE, AS and A level resits.'
    The restrictions means that only people who have sat the GCSE before can do the resit. This is to stop the lower years (Year 9s, 10s ect) from being able to do our easier GCSE compared to their harder 9-1.
 
 
 
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