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The BTEC Grading System Explained

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You may be studying a BTEC, considering whether or not to study one or you may even just be interested. Whichever of these categories you fall in to, it can be hard to really understand the grades that are given to students when they study any BTEC course. This is because it is quite different to …

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What is the Average GCSE Grade in the UK?

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The current pandemic has greatly affected our education, with lockdown and online school taking up a large proportion of our learning, and it is natural that students may feel worried or confused about expected GCSE results this year. Even before the pandemic, GCSEs have been …

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What is a School Prefect and What Do They Do?

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Almost every school in the UK offers students the opportunity to become a prefect. However, what really is a school prefect, and what do they do? This article will answer all your questions surrounding this topic.  A simple definition of a school prefect is as follows: a …

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What is a Pass Grade at GCSE and A-Level?

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Taking exams is a struggle for all students, no matter what their ability. Whether at A-level or at GCSE, the process of studying for and taking exams is stressful. The main ambition is to obtain the highest grade possible in order to prepare you for the next stage of your career. However, it is sometimes the case that aiming for a solid pass is the best course …

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GCSEs or GCSE’s: Which is Correct and Why?

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When reading about GCSE exams online, there are several different ways of writing the abbreviation. This means it can be very difficult to understand which you should use, and which is correct for your own writing, especially as this is a key word in many topics. However, in this article …