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Casey Sun 26-May-13 07:51:14

On the actual GCSE certificate, does it have any details of the modules taken, passed and the marks?

Just wondering cos ds1 is taking them all in the 'traditional way' - ie all at the end, no opportunity for resits.

But at the local school they do endless re-sit opportunities. And if a child gets an A and wants to re-sit for an A*, they can do.

Itchyandscratchy Sun 26-May-13 07:56:12

No. Just grades

bulby Sun 26-May-13 07:59:05

The actual certificate shows final grades although there is a slip that shows modules. Pupils cannot retake exams anymore ( they can recertificate which is more or less doing the whole thing again) so I think the information you are getting is a little flawed- this has been the case since I think it was last year (there is the odd exception). From next year everything will be terminal.

Casey Sun 26-May-13 08:18:58

Current yr11s can certainly have two attempts at modules (Maths, English, Science).

Bit it is different for current yr10s.

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