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    It's really annoying because I feel like by January I'll be ready to do the first exam of some of my subjects, and it'll take a lot of pressure of for the summer.
    Does anyone else go to a school which doesn't enter anyone for exams in January?
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    I had exams in January for AS but my friend didn't... she was doing double maths, physics, art, chemistry :eek: So she had plenty to do in May!!
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    I'm so glad I'm doing exams in January. C1 and D1 out of the way, as well as the easy-peasy chem/phys modules.
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    luckily i have exams in january.

    it was horrible enough for politics when i had all 3 exams one after the other in june.
    followed by 2 hours of law.
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    i have 3 literature exams in january, what a bummer. I guess it will take a lot of pressure off in the summer though and give chance for resits.
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    At AS, we were not permitted to do any January exams. Woohooo, 15 exams in June. At A2, we are doing Jan, so takes the pressure off as it's just C3, FP2, Eco4, CPT4
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    Yess it is sad.
    More pressure come May/June.
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    (Original post by flourescent_monkey)
    i have 3 literature exams in january, what a bummer. I guess it will take a lot of pressure off in the summer though and give chance for resits.
    Why 3? Are you doing AS resits?
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    I have 4 (one in each subject) - will be good to take the pressure off.
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    I had 6 exams in January including a couple of resits. It would've been more work later, but I feel I'd have done better if I'd had them in June because in sciency subjects the previous modules inform the later ones.
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    (Original post by inksplodge)
    Why 3? Are you doing AS resits?
    Yes, two resits and then we're sitting the synoptic unit in january.
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    (Original post by milliondollarcorpse)
    It's really annoying because I feel like by January I'll be ready to do the first exam of some of my subjects, and it'll take a lot of pressure of for the summer.
    Does anyone else go to a school which doesn't enter anyone for exams in January?
    I thought you went to Woodhouse? I only have 1 exam [psychology] but I doubt I would be ready to do the others in January, as they all require A-Level technique.
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    (Original post by Sophie_10)
    luckily i have exams in january.

    it was horrible enough for politics when i had all 3 exams one after the other in june.
    followed by 2 hours of law.
    Same here, only I had all three politics exams AND all three law exams after the other

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    No exams in January for me. Well, one AS resit for me, but that hardly counts.

    The pattern seems to be be that there are January modules for maths and science - but I do all arts/essay subjects, so...
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    (Original post by jelly1000)
    I thought you went to Woodhouse? I only have 1 exam [psychology] but I doubt I would be ready to do the others in January, as they all require A-Level technique.
    Nope - I started at my schools sixth form and then got a place at woodhouse but couldn't be bothered to go :p:
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    I have no exams in January.
    They only enter people for modules in the sciences, maths, psychology and sociology in our school in Jan.

    The people who do arts subjects take them all in June.

    For me it's better as in languages you progress all the time, and I wouldn't be at A2 standard in Jan.
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    (Original post by milliondollarcorpse)
    Nope - I started at my schools sixth form and then got a place at woodhouse but couldn't be bothered to go :p:
    Oh, I see now, it probally wouldn't have made much sense to move after the start of term unless you were really unhappy at your school.
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    My school refuses to let us do any exams in Jan D: which epically sucks, because that means come the summer, I'll be doing all my physics, chemistry and economics modules for this year, plus either 5 or 6 modules for maths @[email protected]; - we're doing a level maths + AS FM in one class over two years, so 9 modules in two years, so they want us to do 5 or 6 modules this year. I mean seriously - why could we not just do C1 and C2 in January? -flails-
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    i would hate it if my school didn't have exams in january however one of my biology teachers are suggesting, now that if we want they can enter us for may/jun instead:eek: no thanks.:p:
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    (Original post by Malsi101)
    i would hate it if my school didn't have exams in january however one of my biology teachers are suggesting, now that if we want they can enter us for may/jun instead:eek: no thanks.:p:
    Yeah, that's how I think they should do it at our school. Or just the opposite way round: enter most people for the may/june exams, however if there's a few people who want to be entered for the january exam and their teacher has confidence they'll do well, I see no reason why not.
 
 
 

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