Exam season 2019: A look back on all the controversial events Watch

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You missed another off-spec from last year!
The entire section B in paper 2 of AQA English language A-level last year was off-topic- just under a quarter of the whole qualification!
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this year's exam season was a mess! :rofl:
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This is a list of some other events that sparked controversy this exam season:


  • The beta blockers in AQA's first biology paper for GCSE combined science.
  • Standard deviation making an appearance in the AQA's second biology paper.
  • Edexcel being criticised for confusing 'sex' and 'gender' in their GCSE biology paper.
  • Flaws in the AQA's GCSE English marking.
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What was the question for english literature aqa paper 2 for power and conflict?
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Definitely the marking of English Language. Apparently one candidate was awarded 14/40 marks instead the senior examiner gave 21/40. This was seen again when another examiner gave 26/40 instead the senior examiner gave 40/40. I hope I was that student who got 40/40 would boost my confidence even further. I just want a grade 5 in both English Language and Literature.
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the wrong marking just makes me so angry
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so what does the wrong marking mean
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AQA gave an example of their own Q5 and most students had completely other ideas which makes it hard to mark. Senior examiners will have a lot of marking to do. I think that this is how they mark it. I might be wrong.
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What was the question for english literature aqa paper 2 for power and conflict?
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Ok thanks
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