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    Got my statement of entry today for A level exams in the summer and found out i have a clash which is quite annoying bc just adds to the anxiety of the whole thing.
    However although this is a bit of a way off yet, forewarned is for-armed and i just wondered how the whole thing works bc never had one yet. Ik you get put in isolation and stuff for the day and do both exams on the day but are you allowed to revise/eat/go to the bathroom etc in between exams if there is time?
    thanks lol ~ an anxious Cavy
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Got my statement of entry today for A level exams in the summer and found out i have a clash which is quite annoying bc just adds to the anxiety of the whole thing.
    However although this is a bit of a way off yet, forewarned is for-armed and i just wondered how the whole thing works bc never had one yet. Ik you get put in isolation and stuff for the day and do both exams on the day but are you allowed to revise/eat/go to the bathroom etc in between exams if there is time?
    thanks lol ~ an anxious Cavy
    Say you have two exams in the morning. They would be done directly after one finishes
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    (Original post by SGHD26716)
    Say you have two exams in the morning. They would be done directly after one finishes
    so one directly after the other one?
    so 5 hours of exams straight even if the school day is like 6:30 hours long?
    do you get any middle time or anything?
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    You do them one after the other, I just got a 15 min break inbetween. They didn't let me revise, but she did allow me to eat a chocolate bar inbetween. A few people were allowed to the bathroom but they had to be escorted
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Got my statement of entry today for A level exams in the summer and found out i have a clash which is quite annoying bc just adds to the anxiety of the whole thing.
    However although this is a bit of a way off yet, forewarned is for-armed and i just wondered how the whole thing works bc never had one yet. Ik you get put in isolation and stuff for the day and do both exams on the day but are you allowed to revise/eat/go to the bathroom etc in between exams if there is time?
    thanks lol ~ an anxious Cavy
    Yes of course youre allowed to have a break between the exams. I think they may do the exam that clashes with the other on another day. That's what they do in my college. Im not sure about eating and revising before the second exam unless ou have time but I don't think they will stop you from having a break like going to the loo otherwise that would be crazy
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    (Original post by Hajra Momoniat)
    Yes of course youre allowed to have a break between the exams. I think they may do the exam that clashes with the other on another day. That's what they do in my college. Im not sure about eating and revising before the second exam unless ou have time but I don't think they will stop you from having a break like going to the loo otherwise that would be crazy
    hmmm im not sure about the different day thing ive only ever heard that if 3 exams clash on the same day or something so they couldn't physically fit them all in otherwise it is harder to make sure noone receives any answers (not that i would ever dream of doing that)
    i hope we get some break in the middle just cos then u can get out of the 'zone' of one subject and into another


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    You do them one after the other, I just got a 15 min break inbetween. They didn't let me revise, but she did allow me to eat a chocolate bar inbetween. A few people were allowed to the bathroom but they had to be escorted
    Thank you
    15 minutes is all i need/want tbh, just to de-subjectify myself from one subject to another
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    hmmm im not sure about the different day thing ive only ever heard that if 3 exams clash on the same day or something so they couldn't physically fit them all in otherwise it is harder to make sure noone receives any answers (not that i would ever dream of doing that)
    i hope we get some break in the middle just cos then u can get out of the 'zone' of one subject and into another




    Thank you
    15 minutes is all i need/want tbh, just to de-subjectify myself from one subject to another
    Just to warn you it depends how nice your invigilator/exam officer is. They don't have to give you any break, just depends how nice they are. We knew ours well 'cause we had the same one from GCSE so she was good
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    (Original post by Pikachū)
    Just to warn you it depends how nice your invigilator/exam officer is. They don't have to give you any break, just depends how nice they are. We knew ours well 'cause we had the same one from GCSE so she was good
    Thanks :hugs:
    hopefully they will but ill expect the worst because then you can never be disappointed
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    so one directly after the other one?
    so 5 hours of exams straight even if the school day is like 6:30 hours long?
    do you get any middle time or anything?
    You will do one in the morning and then be taken somewhere you can be supervised so you can eat lunch, go to the toilet and generally relax until the afternoon session starts.

    You won't be allowed a phone or access to the internet because others will have taken the exam at the right time. Some people end up with three exams and I had two 3 hour finals papers on the same day.
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    You will do one in the morning and then be taken somewhere you can be supervised so you can eat lunch, go to the toilet and generally relax until the afternoon session starts.

    You won't be allowed a phone or access to the internet because others will have taken the exam at the right time. Some people end up with three exams and I had two 3 hour finals papers on the same day.
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    I think that if the exams total to over 3 hours you're allowed a longer break.
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    Typically, they will be sat one after the other with a short supervised break in between. Practice will vary.
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Got my statement of entry today for A level exams in the summer and found out i have a clash which is quite annoying bc just adds to the anxiety of the whole thing.
    However although this is a bit of a way off yet, forewarned is for-armed and i just wondered how the whole thing works bc never had one yet. Ik you get put in isolation and stuff for the day and do both exams on the day but are you allowed to revise/eat/go to the bathroom etc in between exams if there is time?
    thanks lol ~ an anxious Cavy
    Do check what your school expects - many schools will ask students to comlete a 'clash form' so they can work out the best exam to sit at the right time. I'd ask your tutor or go and see the Exams Officer then you'll know exactly what to expect
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Got my statement of entry today for A level exams in the summer and found out i have a clash which is quite annoying bc just adds to the anxiety of the whole thing.
    However although this is a bit of a way off yet, forewarned is for-armed and i just wondered how the whole thing works bc never had one yet. Ik you get put in isolation and stuff for the day and do both exams on the day but are you allowed to revise/eat/go to the bathroom etc in between exams if there is time?
    thanks lol ~ an anxious Cavy
    Like everyone else said you *might* get around a 10 minutes break. However sometimes it might depend on which exam you choose to do first. I know at my college, can't remember why for two of the exams, you had to do it in a certain order. As one was longer or something. But your breaks will be supervised just so you can eat or whatever.

    It wouldn't let send any private messages, so I have to do it here. How are you??
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    (Original post by Kholmes1)
    Like everyone else said you *might* get around a 10 minutes break. However sometimes it might depend on which exam you choose to do first. I know at my college, can't remember why for two of the exams, you had to do it in a certain order. As one was longer or something. But your breaks will be supervised just so you can eat or whatever.

    It wouldn't let send any private messages, so I have to do it here. How are you??
    In your bio thing is that song lyrics to one of Aurora's songs?
    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    Got my statement of entry today for A level exams in the summer and found out i have a clash which is quite annoying bc just adds to the anxiety of the whole thing.
    However although this is a bit of a way off yet, forewarned is for-armed and i just wondered how the whole thing works bc never had one yet. Ik you get put in isolation and stuff for the day and do both exams on the day but are you allowed to revise/eat/go to the bathroom etc in between exams if there is time?
    thanks lol ~ an anxious Cavy
    Nevermind, guess you're busy.
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    (Original post by Kholmes1)
    Nevermind, guess you're busy.
    i am tbh but that isnt why i didnt respond.
    im not really ok but i dont want to open my Pms and i didnt really want to have a conversation on a thread about myself because this thread wasn't intended for that and i dont want all my stuff written here particularly.
    I appreciate you answering though and asking but i dont use TSR in the same way as before and i dislike posting but im also tired of justifying myself to everyone if ygm
 
 
 
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