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    I got a 2 (e) in my maths gcse and they will only put me on lvl 1 maths instead of lvl2. I will study hard and do believe I will be able to pass this time round but they wont let me move up. This means I'm going to be stuck at 6th form for at least 5 years what should I do help!!!!!!
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    Why will you be stuck at 6th form for 5 years?

    Why don't you Re-take maths as a private candidate? There is plenty of resources available online.
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    (Original post by CharliesUK)
    Why will you be stuck at 6th form for 5 years?

    Why don't you Re-take maths as a private candidate? There is plenty of resources available online.
    Because i want to do aleval so 5 or 4 yeas it depends though. How would I apply to be a private canidate?
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    (Original post by Udontneedmyname)
    Because i want to do aleval so 5 or 4 yeas it depends though. How would I apply to be a private canidate?
    You can find centers on the aqa website for private candidates or just search some online. Some colleges do let you enter in for maths if you pay for it yourself as well the private candidate fee. Just search around online in your area.

    https://www.aqa.org.uk/student-suppo...ool-or-college
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    (Original post by Udontneedmyname)
    Because i want to do aleval so 5 or 4 yeas it depends though. How would I apply to be a private canidate?
    With the state of how you've written that I don't think A-levels are a realistic option for you.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    With that state of how you've written that I don't think A-levels are a realistic option for you.
    Bwahaha nice burn bro!
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    that state of how you've written that
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    noice
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    Do your maths GCSE as a private candidate, i think it's too late to do the November resists.
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    I stg you have to redo your maths GCSE by law if you achieved a 2 lmao sue your college
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    With the state of how you've written that I don't think A-levels are a realistic option for you.
    Oh i got a B in english though.
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    (Original post by Udontneedmyname)
    Oh i got a B in english though.
    I imagine your controlled assessments were very generously over-marked by a teacher who wanted the school's results to look better.
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    As someone who got a B in maths at GCSE, then went on to do A level and was kicked out of the subject half way through my first year, I'd say resit at the level they suggest because really your expectations are unrealistic
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    I imagine your controlled assessments were very generously over-marked by a teacher who wanted the school's results to look better.
    Is it really suitable to go after the OP, who's looking for advice, by picking at spelling and grammar errors? This seems to be a common behaviour of yours, and is highly unconstructive imo.
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    (Original post by Udontneedmyname)
    I got a 2 (e) in my maths gcse and they will only put me on lvl 1 maths instead of lvl2. I will study hard and do believe I will be able to pass this time round but they wont let me move up. This means I'm going to be stuck at 6th form for at least 5 years what should I do help!!!!!!
    I'm a college maths tutor and we have the same policy. The reason for it is because given there is only one year it's incredibly difficult for students to move up two grades.

    My advice would be buy a gcse workbook and do as much as you can yourself using the videos etc online so you're prepared for gcse next year. See if the college has some support sessions where you can at least get some gcse feedback.
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    (Original post by Udontneedmyname)
    Oh i got a B in english though.
    And people say qualifications are being watered down, what nonsense!

    As for Maths, I got an A in GCSE maths through a couple of days of self-study. It's not particularly hard.
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    (Original post by Danie.B)
    As someone who got a B in maths at GCSE, then went on to do A level and was kicked out of the subject half way through my first year, I'd say resit at the level they suggest because really your expectations are unrealistic
    I don't think they are. It really depends on if the person was trying. In this instant it looks like he was not trying as MUCH as he could of.

    I would recommended him to re-take the subject as a private candidate as the level one qualification is just useless in my opinion
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    (Original post by _gcx)
    Is it really suitable to go after the OP, who's looking for advice, by picking at spelling and grammar errors? This seems to be a common behaviour of yours, and is highly unconstructive imo.
    No, I think it is constructive. People need to snap out of this idea that 'high' grades necessarily mean you've grasped a subject particularly well, or even the idea that A levels are the only way forward.

    Besides, if someone is going to solicit advice - to be given for free - they can put a bit of effort into the presentation of their post.

    YMMV
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    (Original post by CharliesUK)
    I don't think they are. It really depends on if the person was trying. In this instant it looks like he was trying as MUCH as he could of.

    I would recommended him to re-take the subject as a private candidate as the level one qualification is just useless in my opinion
    we're suggesting the same thing pretty much, resit at level 1.

    I just think because the school also agrees to level 1 they may as well go through the school instead of have to pay themselves as a private candidate.
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    (Original post by Danie.B)
    we're suggesting the same thing pretty much, resit at level 1.

    I just think because the school also agrees to level 1 they may as well go through the school instead of have to pay themselves as a private candidate.
    Do you know what a level 1 qualification is equivalent to? We are not suggesting the same thing.

    Level 2 qualifications are equivalent to GCSEs.
 
 
 
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