English Functional Skill?

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    I got a E in GCSE English Language and when I retook I got a D. I retook Language in college and Igot a D in the exam but I failed the course work. The college says I'm not able to do GCSE anymore as I got a overall F. I'm doing BTEC Level 3 ICT now and I don't want to do GCSE next year. They have put me in a Functional skills class. Is there anyway I can change this?
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    Not really. You've been doing crap at GCSE and you have to take GCSE maths and English until you get at least a C or turn 18. So since you've been failing at GCSE, they put you in a lower level class in hopes you improve.

    Only way not to be doing GCSE English next year is if you end up 18 and refuse it or fail your functional skills class so have to redo it again.

    You really should get the GCSE tho. If you plan to go to university, you will need it to get in. Apprenticeships and jobs are also recommended to require at least a C in both to make sure the employees have the basic skills.
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    I am 18. The college hasn't asked me to do an assessment unlike some other students. Would it be possible for them to move me to the GCSE class if I do well in the diagnostic/ asseasment? Will the D grade in the exam help with that?
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    Can I get exempted from the course so I can revise at home and mayne retake GCSE language at the end of the year?
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    (Original post by mayurkumarpatel)
    I am 18. The college hasn't asked me to do an assessment unlike some other students. Would it be possible for them to move me to the GCSE class if I do well in the diagnostic/ asseasment? Will the D grade in the exam help with that?
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    Can I get exempted from the course so I can revise at home and mayne retake GCSE language at the end of the year?
    It all depends on the policy of your college, they're best advised to answer this.
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    I thought my grade has gone down because my controlled assessment was bad but it
    turns out I got a D in the exam but the college database shows that my controlled assessment was never marked even though I had done it like everyone else in class.
    What should I do about this? I'm really worried.
 
 
 
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