Question: What Happens If I Fail My GCSEs?

Do GCSEs really matter?

We never say this, but GCSEs don’t matter nearly as much as we make out.

You probably need your pass in maths and English, but you can retake.

If you’re that academic, A-level grades and then your degree will quickly supersede GCSEs.

Just do your best – really your best..

How many GCSEs do you need for Oxford?

GCSEs are seen as evidence of work ethic – and you need a really strong one of those to cope with studying at Oxford or Cambridge. Our ‘guesstimate’ is that the average successful applicant has around eight A* GCSEs – or 8/9 grades under the new system – under their belt.

Is a Grade 6 GCSE good?

Grade 6 indicates a good level of achievement and will help support progression into higher education and future employment.

Can I do my GCSEs for free?

GCSEs for free If you are under 19 and do not have a GCSE grade 4/C or above in either English or Maths, and are undertaking part-time courses of 150 hours or more during the year, you will also be required to study the relevant English or Maths qualification free of charge.

Can you appeal GCSE results 2020?

Even now that system has been changed, it is still possible to appeal your grades. You can ask your school to request a review, or you can ask your school to make an appeal to Ofqual. If you asked for a qualification result to be reviewed and you’re not happy with the decision, you can appeal to Ofqual.

Can I retake my GCSEs?

Anyone can retake their GCSEs, regardless of age or previous experience. For A Levels, you’ll need a GCSE at Grade C or above in the equivalent subject to get started.

Do I have to pay to retake my GCSEs?

As with regular exam seasons that take place in a school or college, students won’t have to pay to resit an exam this autumn. … It continues, “We expect schools and colleges to pay fees for all students who were due to sit exams in the summer, rather than passing the cost on to students or their families.”

Can you sit GCSEs in January?

You might not know, however, that you can sit exams for some subjects, including Maths and English, in January and/or November each year. The availability of these exams will vary depending on which awarding body you’re sitting your exams with, such as AQA or Pearson Edexcel.

Can I do GCSE online?

Study an online GCSE Course through the Online Learning College and benefit from access to our extensive lessons and course materials in your learning. … Once you sit your GCSE exams, you will be awarded with an Edexcel GCSE qualification. Enrol on more than one course and you will automatically get 20% off.

What happens if I fail all my GCSE?

At the same time you will probably do your A levels, so it’s strongly advised you do well in your GCSEs. However, if you fail all of your subjects or most of them, then you will probably go to a specific school where you can retake all your subjects.

Is Failing GCSEs the end of the world?

Failing your GCSEs is really not the end of the world. There are plenty of options for you to consider as we have mentioned above.