Exams are back on but it's undecided whether we'll be doing mini or external exams

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Clauxery373277
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How do you feel? Pretty much the education secretary said we will be sitting either internal exams (called "mini exams") where basically we will get tested on some of things that we've learned at our colleges so far or external exams (this is what they are looking into the possibility of bringing back).

However these will be used as extra evidence of a grade a teacher gives you. So let's say someone got a D in their actual exams but their teacher thinks they are capable of better than that, then it could be upgraded from what I've seen so far.

Honestly, I'm extremely happy by this. It means that if I have a chance of getting good A Levels now as I wont be given grades off biased teachers. Also, I dont think exams should have ever been cancelled to begin with and from what I've seen only people who have been predicted/achieved the grades they want from mocks and other assessments want them cancelled. Personally, to me it makes no sense cancelling them.
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agreed, though I want optional A levels and not mini assessments, since I've never seen those mini assessment and sitting a brand new type of paper that you haven't had enough practice from past paper usually ends in disaster.
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btw where did hear about possibility of bringing back external exams this summer, I've only heard of mini assessments.
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