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Continuing study following a grade D in English GCSE

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Last updated on 28 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: Secondary, 16 Plus
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What may be the effects of a low grade in GCSE English on a pupil's further study? We relay guidance from one of our experts on the options for post-16 study and university for a student with a below-pass grade in English language but passing grade in English literature.

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