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    Recently I recieved my GCSE results and got a D in Drama. I also discovered I recieved an F grade in my practical exam. While there is a chance I'm an atrocious actor, I can't help but think the examiner was actively discriminating against my speech impediment ( a stammer/stutter). While this may be disadvantageous in a GCSE Drama course,I have always taken a great interest in the subject and so I took it as my first option. Before the rehearsal process began for my exam, my teacher requested a medical note from my GP noting my disability, yet I am unsure whether or not it was taken into account. What worries me deeply is that the examiner in question is the lead Drama examiner in my local area;how wouldn't she pick up on this diability? While this may sound selfish, Drama is the only subject I failed, but I tried my hardest in the exam and my friend at the time described me as a capable actor (even though he sounded like he was trying to be supportive). This has not handicapped my moving to sixth form- which I begin in September- I can't help but feel discriminated against. My Drama teacher even said that there was a small chance of me getting as low as an E, never mind an F. So I ask you, should I inquire into this or just leave it as a revelation of *******s acting talent. While it may not improve my grade, it may encourage the Edexcel examiners to not be so hellbent on making people just miss out on wanted grades *cough* History *cough*.
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    (Original post by #clueless)
    Recently I recieved my GCSE results and got a D in Drama. I also discovered I recieved an F grade in my practical exam. While there is a chance I'm an atrocious actor, I can't help but think the examiner was actively discriminating against my speech impediment ( a stammer/stutter). While this may be disadvantageous in a GCSE Drama course,I have always taken a great interest in the subject and so I took it as my first option. Before the rehearsal process began for my exam, my teacher requested a medical note from my GP noting my disability, yet I am unsure whether or not it was taken into account. What worries me deeply is that the examiner in question is the lead Drama examiner in my local area;how wouldn't she pick up on this diability? While this may sound selfish, Drama is the only subject I failed, but I tried my hardest in the exam and my friend at the time described me as a capable actor (even though he sounded like he was trying to be supportive). This has not handicapped my moving to sixth form- which I begin in September- I can't help but feel discriminated against. My Drama teacher even said that there was a small chance of me getting as low as an E, never mind an F. So I ask you, should I inquire into this or just leave it as a revelation of *******s acting talent. While it may not improve my grade, it may encourage the Edexcel examiners to not be so hellbent on making people just miss out on wanted grades *cough* History *cough*.
    Thanks for any feedback!
    You could always get it remarked - since a different person would mark it.
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    (Original post by #clueless)
    Thanks for any feedback!
    (Original post by OtakuFreak)
    You could always get it remarked - since a different person would mark it.
    Yeah, what Otaku said?
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    (Original post by OtakuFreak)
    You could always get it remarked - since a different person would mark it.
    But practical drama exams are generally assessed 'live'


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    (Original post by TMC113)
    But practical drama exams are generally assessed 'live'


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    I have no idea how drama exams are marked, but I'm sure every exam has the 'remark' option right?
 
 
 
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