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Ofqual rescues ‘wrongly entered’ GCSE pupils from failure but who is to blame for the mix-up?

Discussion in 'Education news' started by TES_Rosaline, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. border_walker

    border_walker Established commenter

    That would make more sense.
     
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  2. nervousned

    nervousned Senior commenter

    A little research confirms that O grades existed pre 1987 and conferred an O level pass and N grades existed 1987 - 2000 and was a "Nearly passed" grade.
     
  3. yodaami2

    yodaami2 Lead commenter

    I stand corrected. I didn’t get any Os or Ns so memory is vague. I do remember my friend got 3 fs. Yes in lower case when all other grades were upper case. It was like they were very quietly saying oops you’ve failed. Didn’t help as they were posted on a wall for all to see in my school!!
     
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  4. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    I have a certificate for Maths with Stats O/A level. Taken in 1974 at the end of the lower VI. I suppose it could be regarded as a for runner of AS levels.
     
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