Exam candidates mistakenly recorded as being absent

John Jeffay made this Freedom of Information request to Edexcel Limited
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Dear Edexcel Limited,
Please could you tell me how many cases there have been in 2016 of exam candidates being mistakenly recorded as being absent for a paper or papers, together with details of what grade they were initially given and what grade they were awarded after a re-mark.

Yours faithfully,

John Jeffay

Data Protection, UK, Edexcel Limited

Dear Mr Jeffay

 

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> From: [4][FOI #356177 email]
> Sent: 04/09/2016 00:00:00
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> CC:
> Subject: Freedom of Information request - Exam candidates mistakenly
recorded as being absent
> Dear Edexcel Limited,
Please could you tell me how many cases there have been in 2016 of exam
candidates being mistakenly recorded as being absent for a paper or
papers, together with details of what grade they were initially given and
what grade they were awarded after a re-mark.

Yours faithfully,

John Jeffay

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