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Any other secondary teachers marking exams??

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weegiemum Mon 08-Jun-09 06:44:42

I have 177 'Higher' Geography papers sitting in the dining room, markers meeting today.

I always appreciate doing it as not currently teaching, but looking at it right now I wonder how I am ever going to get through them all!

Wondered is anyone else marking this year?

scaryteacher Mon 08-Jun-09 08:15:42

2500 responses for Edexcel RE GCSE. 2000 to go.
Living on caffeine, choclate and white sugar. Not sleeping; doing the whole thing on line. It pays for the fees for my MA.

Karam Mon 08-Jun-09 12:24:34

Building up to mine! AS and A2 Religious Studies... will have about 1,000 responses to mark overall.... aaagggh!

weegiemum Mon 08-Jun-09 22:17:59

My markers meeting went well but as I have 177 x 2 50 mark essay questions to mark, I am buzzing with the amount I have to do.

OTOH, I got asked today to join the examiners team for next year - so [smug emoticon]

Due in 25th June. If you see me on here, shoot me!

flatcapandpearls Thu 11-Jun-09 17:58:56

I think about doing this every year especially as I like marking. But I don't think I would feel the same about marking work from students I don't know and it is a lot of work.

janeite Thu 11-Jun-09 18:13:30

God no. I have no life as it is and I'm not anywhere near broke enough to consider it.

scaryteacher Sun 14-Jun-09 23:59:10

Unit A Religion and Life finished, 1500+ answers; start Unit H Religion and Society tomorrow; only 1200+ there!

The end is in sight.

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