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    I was in the exam when my pen ran out of ink, I took another pen out of my pocket and homework from last Philosophy lesson came flying out (I seriously didn't know it was in there.... and the biggest coincidence is that it was philosophy and ethics homework too) I called over an invigilator since no one actually noticed it falling... They said I have to get a U because of this... Seems a bit unfair since I could've just put it back away instead of calling an invigilator away as none of them saw this happen.
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    (Original post by Matei P)
    I was in the exam when my pen ran out of ink, I took another pen out of my pocket and homework from last Philosophy lesson came flying out (I seriously didn't know it was in there.... and the biggest coincidence is that it was philosophy and ethics homework too) I called over an invigilator since no one actually noticed it falling... They said I have to get a U because of this... Seems a bit unfair since I could've just put it back away instead of calling an invigilator away as none of them saw this happen.
    It is pretty unfair, but it's nothing to really worry too much about either since you know it doesn't reflect your ability. Even if it did, I got a U in AS Phil and ended up with a B so you're good.

    Maybe explain to your teacher if they talk to you about it?
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    Hmm thanks that is true but i understand it doesn't reflect my ability but won't my predicted grade for real exams be a U also? Which could affect my colleges and etc.
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    It is pretty unfair, but it's nothing to really worry too much about either since you know it doesn't reflect your ability. Even if it did, I got a U in AS Phil and ended up with a B so you're good.

    Maybe explain to your teacher if they talk to you about it?
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    (Original post by Matei P)
    Hmm thanks that is true but i understand it doesn't reflect my ability but won't my predicted grade for real exams be a U also? Which could affect my colleges and etc.
    I mean, have you only done one exam? Because otherwise they wouldn't really base it on just one result, and if it worries you it is worth speaking to your tutor or teacher (both?) about it.

    In reality unless you're planning on doing Philosophy at A Level colleges/VI Forms don't really look at it. They look at your predicted grades in the subjects relevant to your choices, that you're gonna get 5 A* - C, and that you're on track to pass English, Maths and in some cases Science.
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    Bit annoying but in the real exam that could mean disqualification, so they kind of have to give you a U. I wouldn’t worry about it, as long as you know now not to do it. At least its a mock.
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    (Original post by Matei P)
    I was in the exam when my pen ran out of ink, I took another pen out of my pocket and homework from last Philosophy lesson came flying out (I seriously didn't know it was in there.... and the biggest coincidence is that it was philosophy and ethics homework too) I called over an invigilator since no one actually noticed it falling... They said I have to get a U because of this... Seems a bit unfair since I could've just put it back away instead of calling an invigilator away as none of them saw this happen.

    Ask them to mark it anyway so you can use it for revision, even if the mark is not recorded as your mock grade.

    It would be very foolish of the school not to mark your work.
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    Bit annoying but in the real exam that could mean disqualification, so they kind of have to give you a U. I wouldn’t worry about it, as long as you know now not to do it. At least its a mock.
    yes thanks
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    Ask them to mark it anyway so you can use it for revision, even if the mark is not recorded as your mock grade.

    It would be very foolish of the school not to mark your work.
    I did ask right when they said I got a U and they said they would which is good
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    (Original post by CastCuraga)
    I mean, have you only done one exam? Because otherwise they wouldn't really base it on just one result, and if it worries you it is worth speaking to your tutor or teacher (both?) about it.

    In reality unless you're planning on doing Philosophy at A Level colleges/VI Forms don't really look at it. They look at your predicted grades in the subjects relevant to your choices, that you're gonna get 5 A* - C, and that you're on track to pass English, Maths and in some cases Science.
    Yes true, thanks for the help.. Now i just have to find away to make my mum less upset about it... :/
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    (Original post by Matei P)
    I did ask right when they said I got a U and they said they would which is good
    All well and good then
 
 
 

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