To What Extent in the British Education System Fair

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“To what extent is the British education system fair?”
The British education system has positives and negatives. A positive being that in A/level courses you can re-take exams for example you can do an exam in January and be able to re-take in June, this gives students a better understanding of the exam and they become more familiar with the exam and can improve for next time. Also a course can include coursework and exam for example a course could have 60% coursework and 40% exam this means for people whom aren’t very good at exams can put a lot of effort into their coursework to ensure a high grade like and A and then try in the exam get a C and overall they’ll come out with a B giving them a chance to up their grade.
In my opinion I don’t believe private schools have an unfair advantage, as they do the same courses and exams as public schools, they just have better teachers and facilities as most liking a more secure building, I believe u can afford for your child to attend a private school then they should go, but if you can’t you shouldn’t stress about it, because if your child wants to learn they can if they have the mind set saying they can’t then they won’t because they’re already dough ting themselves. But its not only down to the students its also about the school and its reputation, you do come across bad teachers who don’t explain work properly or rush things but before sending your child to a school its your job to do research into that school and see how man A*-C grades people get, because all schools have the same system but it depends on how well the teachers encourage that system.
If a student has been excluded and placed in another school is does lower their chances of getting the grade their expected because they would have missed and forgotten things and change of school could have a big impact on their life’s, leaving friends and having to…...

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