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    What damages would you expect the school to pay.
    Can't get an offer with less than a B.
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    What damages would you expect the school to pay.
    Can't get an offer with less than a B.
    Can you explain what happened in more detail?
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    The school did not untick a box, so last years coursework of a lower grade was entered instead of the recent high one.
    Not eligible to apppy to my uni choices now.
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    I wouldn't expect them to pay any damages, I'd expect them to resend your recent coursework?
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    (Original post by caitlynm)
    I wouldn't expect them to pay any damages, I'd expect them to resend your recent coursework?
    The exam board wil not accept the coursework now.
    Damages...how to quantify...if you don't get an offer from uni
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    The exam board wil not accept the coursework now.
    Damages...how to quantify...if you don't get an offer from uni
    Absolutely none.
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    The school did not untick a box, so last years coursework of a lower grade was entered instead of the recent high one.
    Not eligible to apppy to my uni choices now.
    So you have to waste a year of your life due to an admin issue?

    wow that is ****ed up I would burn the school down if that happened to me.
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    (Original post by Yaboi)
    So you have to waste a year of your life due to an admin issue?

    wow that is ****ed up I would burn the school down if that happened to me.
    Yup. Appropriate answer.
    However, even after a year, botninf changes. Many good unis,don't accept resits.
    Plus even though we asked, they did not even bother to phone.
    This is stuck on the academic record for life.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Absolutely none.
    Really? Are you a head?
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    The school did not untick a box, so last years coursework of a lower grade was entered instead of the recent high one.
    Not eligible to apppy to my uni choices now.
    Could you ask the school to contact your chosen universities and explain the mistake? You may find that they will consider your application in light of the circumstances.
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    Really? Are you a head?
    Nope, just realistic. While you may want some form of compensation, you shouldn't expect any. And I'd be very surprised if you got any.
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    (Original post by Clemm101)
    Could you ask the school to contact your chosen universities and explain the mistake? You may fine that they will consider your application in light of the circumstances.
    The unis don't go for that, but can write it in the reference, however with so much competition, it weakens the application. Thank you for responding,
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Nope, just realistic. While you may want some form of compensation, you shouldn't expect any. And I'd be very surprised if you got any.
    If someone damages your possessions would you not expect to be compensated?
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    If somekne damages your possessions would you not expect to be compensated?
    They didn't damage your possessions, they just didn't submit something.

    They've not done anything tangible to you.

    Feel free to take legal action against them, but be prepared for no lawyer to take you seriously.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    They didn't damage your possessions, they just didn't submit something.

    They've not done anything tangible to you.

    Feel free to take legal action against them, but be prepared for no lawyer to take you seriously.
    Qualifications are possessions. This is theft. Theft of a grade or two, theft of an good uni education and theft of a career. Of course it is tangible. Plus distress.
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    Qualifications are possessions. This is theft. Theft of a grade or two, theft of a j k education and theft of a career. Of course it is tangible. Plus distress.
    You're free to have a go.



    Everybody else is free to ignore you. And chances are they will. You might not like it but that doesn't stop it being true.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    You're free to have a go.



    Everybody else is free to ignore you. And chances are they will. You might not like it but that doesn't stop it being true.
    Are you 12?
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    Are you 12?
    Even if I was, why would that matter?

    Again, just because you don't like what you're being told, doesn't mean it's untrue.

    Feel free to pursue your school. Be prepared to get absolutely nothing in reply.
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    (Original post by Theplace)
    What damages would you expect the school to pay.
    Can't get an offer with less than a B.
    All I would expect is that your school would apologise and provide a free resit in November if it is English/maths or in the summer if not.
    The U.K. Is not a USA style compensation culture and you would be hard pressed to find any solicitor/lawyer to take your case if you tried to press for compensation.
    There are very few universities that don't accept resits and if you already had a coursework mark that was re-used then you were surely doing a resit anyway. Most universities will make an offer that includes a condition of achieving a specific GCSE grade if required. What GCSE subject , what course and where are you hoping to apply that you think they won't ?


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    (Original post by Theplace)
    What damages would you expect the school to pay.
    Can't get an offer with less than a B.
    The exam board would likely query the lack of coursework, and likely give you an X or Q grade in the meantime.
 
 
 
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