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1. (Original post by Rose.1994)
Thank you so much! This and everything else you provide for us on TSR is soooo helpful. Is there any chance you can include the january 2012 grade boundaries in the spreadsheet?
Yeah I will no worries

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2. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by Arsey)
EDIT - UPDATED NOW UPTO June 2011

Here is the lot!

EDIT - I have created the attached spreadsheet. This is NOT breaking any copyright laws

Updated to include (current spec) M3, M4, M5, S3, S4, FP3
THANK YOUUU! Now I don't have to go trailing through the internet anymore!
3. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
Thanks a lot, very very useful and helpful!
Little correction, it is 67 marks for an a* for june 2010 c4 , in your table its 68.
http://www.edexcel.com/iwantto/I%20w...and%20Int).pdf
4. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
Hello Arsey, I would like to know if the following is a valid module combination for maths and fm:
Maths: C1, C2, C3, C4, S1, M1
FM: FP1, FP2, FP3, S2, M2, M3

Thanks
5. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by Igl)
Hello Arsey, I would like to know if the following is a valid module combination for maths and fm:
Maths: C1, C2, C3, C4, S1, M1
FM: FP1, FP2, FP3, S2, M2, M3

Thanks
I'm not Arsey, but the answer is Yes
6. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by gdunne42)
I'm not Arsey, but the answer is Yes
lol thank you
so to get an A* in fm i would need to average 270 ums between any 3 from FP2, FP3, S2, M2 or M3?
7. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by Igl)
lol thank you
so to get an A* in fm i would need to average 270 ums between any 3 from FP2, FP3, S2, M2 or M3?
Yes

but.... they will automatically swap your application units between Maths and Further Maths to get the best grade in Maths first. If you need S1&S2 or M1&M2 in Maths to achieve 480 UMS they will do it.
8. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by gdunne42)
Yes

but.... they will automatically swap your application units between Maths and Further Maths to get the best grade in Maths first. If you need S1&S2 or M1&M2 in Maths to achieve 480 UMS they will do it.
Hey, could I ask you a question?

I have done C1, C2, C3, C4, S1 and S2 atm. If I did Further maths next year, I would be doing FP1, D1 and M1.
So when I cashin, if I got higher marks in M1 than S1 and S2, will M1 be used in cashingin the maths award, instead of the intended further maths award?

(Eventhough S1 and S2 are lower than M1, they contribute enough to get me at least 480 UMS)
9. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by ezioaudi77)
Hey, could I ask you a question?

I have done C1, C2, C3, C4, S1 and S2 atm. If I did Further maths next year, I would be doing FP1, D1 and M1.
So when I cashin, if I got higher marks in M1 than S1 and S2, will M1 be used in cashingin the maths award, instead of the intended further maths award?

(Eventhough S1 and S2 are lower than M1, they contribute enough to get me at least 480 UMS)
10. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by gdunne42)
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Thank you that was very helpful
11. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
So here is how my summer 2012 predictions went down

C1

59 – 80ums
52 – 70ums
45 – 60ums
38 – 50ums
31 – 40ums

A = 59
B = 52

C2

80ums - 65
70ums - 57
60ums - 50
50ums - 43
40ums - 36

A = 63
B = 55

C3

63 = 80ums
56 = 70ums
49 = 60ums
42 = 50ums
35 = 40ums

A = 64
B = 57

C4

58 = 80ums
51 = 70ums
44 = 60ums
37 = 50ums
30 = 40ums

A = 63
B = 56

M1

64 – 80ums
57 – 70ums
50 – 60ums
43 – 50ums
37 – 40ums

A = 66
B = 59

M2

80ums - 56
70ums - 49
60ums - 42
50ums - 35
40ums - 28

A = 57
B = 50

S1

61 - 80ums
53 - 70ums
45 - 60ums
37 - 50ums
29 - 40ums

A = 61
B = 54

D1

61 - 80ums
54 - 70ums
47 - 60ums
40 - 50ums
33 - 40ums

A = 64
B = 58

D2

80ums - 65
70ums - 57
60ums - 50
50ums - 43
40ums - 36

A = 64
B = 54

So other than C4 I don't think those predictions were too bad.

I will update the spreadsheet in the first post at some point.
12. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
(Original post by Arsey)
So here is how my summer 2012 predictions went down

C1

59 – 80ums
52 – 70ums
45 – 60ums
38 – 50ums
31 – 40ums

A = 59
B = 52

C2

80ums - 65
70ums - 57
60ums - 50
50ums - 43
40ums - 36

A = 63
B = 55

C3

63 = 80ums
56 = 70ums
49 = 60ums
42 = 50ums
35 = 40ums

A = 64
B = 57

C4

58 = 80ums
51 = 70ums
44 = 60ums
37 = 50ums
30 = 40ums

A = 63
B = 56

M1

64 – 80ums
57 – 70ums
50 – 60ums
43 – 50ums
37 – 40ums

A = 66
B = 59

M2

80ums - 56
70ums - 49
60ums - 42
50ums - 35
40ums - 28

A = 57
B = 50

S1

61 - 80ums
53 - 70ums
45 - 60ums
37 - 50ums
29 - 40ums

A = 61
B = 54

D1

61 - 80ums
54 - 70ums
47 - 60ums
40 - 50ums
33 - 40ums

A = 64
B = 58

D2

80ums - 65
70ums - 57
60ums - 50
50ums - 43
40ums - 36

A = 64
B = 54

So other than C4 I don't think those predictions were too bad.

I will update the spreadsheet in the first post at some point.

You got them really close!
13. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
spreadsheet in the first post has now been updated
14. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
Bump - for those interested in boundaries
15. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
I have updated the spread sheet to include the grade boundaries to the Jan 13 papers.
16. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
S1.... how annoying.....
17. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
How do you have Jan-13 already?
18. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached) including Jan 13 boundaries
(Original post by Arsey)
EDIT - UPDATED NOW UPTO Jan 13

Here is the lot!

Jan 13 Arsey's estimation review

Jan 13 Module - actual for 80ums - my guess for 80ums

C1 - 58 - 59
C2 - 64 - 67
C3 - 62 - 59 (surprised, I thought this was a tougher paper)
C4 - 61 - 63
M1 - 64 - 65
S1 - 61 - 59 (I am surprised they are so high given the harsh mark scheme)
D1 - 62 - 64 (I said it would be low so went for the previous lowest Jan mark)

soooo, I didn't get any right. Average was 2 out.

EDIT - I have created the attached spreadsheet. This is NOT breaking any copyright laws
Arsey is the 100ums boundary for C1 an estimate or a real value? I got 73 so gutted
19. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
What the hell is up with S2 the grade boundary is even higher than June are you ****ing kidding me, that mosquito question was all kinds of hell

On the bright side I could have possible got 100ums on C3 (minimum I would say of 97) and possible 90ums in C4 (minimum of 87)

Could have scraped an A in S2 and probably just missed the A in M2.
Last edited by JordanS94; 05-03-2013 at 20:51.
20. Re: Edexcel A-Level UMS boundaries (All attached)
I'm not familiar with the UMS system, can someone help?

Apparently you can get 92/93/95 UMS marks, but the spreadsheet only has 100/90/80 etc, so say how do you know what exact UMS mark you have?
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