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    In November I had to do my gcse maths foundation retake and I recently got my results back and I was only 4 marks off passing, however before my retake I had an operation and I wasn't meant to be in school however I did go in and do the paper but I was in so much agony I couldn't focus. I don't want to do the paper again, if I was to go to the examiners and explain I had a serious operation a few days before my test, would they raise my grade to a C?
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    In November I had to do my gcse maths foundation retake and I recently got my results back and I was only 4 marks off passing, however before my retake I had an operation and I wasn't meant to be in school however I did go in and do the paper but I was in so much agony I couldn't focus. I don't want to do the paper again, if I was to go to the examiners and explain I had a serious operation a few days before my test, would they raise my grade to a C?
    If you had told your exams office at the time of the exam they could have helped. They might have applied for special consideration which could have given you a few extra marks or you might have been allowed rest breaks to help you manage the discomfort. However, I'm 99.9% sure nothing can be done about it now. Speak to your exams office if you want to check but I'm sure it's too late.

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    They would not be able to I'm afraid. While it is possible for a small % to be added for extenuating circumstances, the deadline for the November series has long since passed.
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    They would not be able to I'm afraid. While it is possible for a small % to be added for extenuating circumstances, the deadline for the November series has long since passed.
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    Yes this is correct. The final date for applying for special consideration was 17th November 2016. If h4rlss had applying, they would have been awarded an additional 3% which would probably have been enough to secure their C grade. At least they look in a good position to go on to be successful in June 2017.
 
 
 

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