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If you miss it due to illness or other similar circumstances, how is your grade calculated? I mean do you get your predicted grade, a mock grade or both...or neither? Basically how do they calculate it with 9-1 GCSE?
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You need to be extremely ill in order to not do the exam, the give you puke buckets if you need them...

If you're off and it's un avoidable then you get "special consideration" pretty sure they look at all the "evidence" - prelims, (mock grade) past tests, predicted grade etc. then they give you an estimate as to what you would have maybe gotten in the exam. So, I think you can get an A even if you're off if you've been working hard all year.
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If your subject comprises multiple exams and you miss one or more of them for an acceptable reason such as illness, then they should issue a grade based on your performance in the completed exams.
In most other circumstances you have to take the exams at the next opportunity

The rules: https://www.jcq.org.uk/Download/exam...cess-2017-2018

It is a myth that they routinely give you your mock or predicted grade. Only in exceptional circumstances will they give you a grade if you don't do any of the exams.
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As gdunne42 has said, they don't use predicted or mock grades but calculate the grade based on the other units you have done in that subject - exactly how they do it is explained here: https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/...date-is-absent If you haven't taken any part of the assessment then you won't be awarded a grade (the only exception, bizarrely, is if you have died.)
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I didn’t get an email about the change of venues , can I ask to get all my exams postponed to the November exams ?
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(Original post by Lesa.mashapa)
I didn’t get an email about the change of venues , can I ask to get all my exams postponed to the November exams ?
You really ought to start a new discussion about your issue and you do need to provide a lot more detail about what has happened if you hope for useful advice
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I’ll do that , thank you .😊
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