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1. How can a B go from 95 to 105 looooool
2. (Original post by sulaimanali)
I don't know anything about a 38 gap mark between A-C Grades.

Yes, I think the GB for C will be or should be around 80 (maybe even 75).

Think about it! 80/200 is 40%. If a person cannot get 40% in something like Maths, which has a definite answer (unlike subjective subjects e.g. English, R.E), can be taught and learnt, then I'm sorry..

I don't think someone can struggle so much to obtain a C? With maths its constant practise and no stress. If one cannot work on their own after trying, there's tuition.
Look at the grade boundaries for JUNE 2014/13/12. That shall prove you wrong, a lot of people in Manchester were complaining about how hard it was, in previous years it has been 60 ish, I cannot see it coming up to 80, that means that everyone that got 60 marks, therefore they have to do resits? So the government has to pay more money, and then they sit the 9 to 1 one paper which is even harder, logically they should increase the D/C grade boundaries as it is not very hard and yes many clever people found it easy but doesn't imply that the people that are not that good at maths found it easy as-well.

c- 67 ish
3. (Original post by gigge)
How can a B go from 95 to 105 looooool
it was a very fair paper. It wasn't something extremely difficult. Lots of people are whining about the easier (C grade and below questions) needlessly.
4. (Original post by Lalarw)
Look at the grade boundaries for JUNE 2014/13/12. That shall prove you wrong, a lot of people in Manchester were complaining about how hard it was, in previous years it has been 60 ish, I cannot see it coming up to 80, that means that everyone that got 60 marks, therefore they have to do resits? So the government has to pay more money, and then they sit the 9 to 1 one paper which is even harder, logically they should increase the D/C grade boundaries as it is not very hard and yes many clever people found it easy but doesn't imply that the people that are not that good at maths found it easy as-well.

c- 67 ish
I've seen the GB for those years. I was going to put down 75 but changed it to 80 because I think the paper was a fair one and 80 deserves to be a C (although I hope all the GB drop). It was 65 last year, and this year was much easier than last so I think it might go to 75, defo should go to 70. I don't see why C should go below 70 (35%).

Manchester isn't the only city that took it that everyone's complaining. November are the resits, 9-1 paper isn't needed!
5. [QUOTE=sulaimanali;65726661]it was a very fair paper. It wasn't something extremely difficult. Lots of people are whining about the easier (C grade and below questions) needlessly.[/b

I would say 100 do you think it will go up to 105 and are grade boundaries made by how everyone did nationally ?? 10 mark difference i find hard to belive i hope it stays 95-100
6. (Original post by sulaimanali)
I don't know anything about a 38 gap mark between A-C Grades.

Yes, I think the GB for C will be or should be around 80 (maybe even 75).

Think about it! 80/200 is 40%. If a person cannot get 40% in something like Maths, which has a definite answer (unlike subjective subjects e.g. English, R.E), can be taught and learnt, then I'm sorry..

I don't think someone can struggle so much to obtain a C? With maths its constant practise and no stress. If one cannot work on their own after trying, there's tuition.
(Original post by sulaimanali)I think GB will beA* - 165A - 135B - 105C - 80D - 60E - 35

Why do you think C so high?

I have copied my original question to you from yesterday which you chose to ignore!! Your reasoning above is completely wrong and groundless for Grade Boundaries !!

I can get 95%+ on every GCSE Maths paper I do, but I know pupils who are brilliant at English and other subjects but when it comes to numeracy they have a barrier. So, "YOU should think about it". I am sure you are an intelligent person (how do you measure intelligence) but are clearly ignorant when it comes to understanding pupils' abilities and how the brain works.
7. (Original post by sulaimanali)
I've seen the GB for those years. I was going to put down 75 but changed it to 80 because I think the paper was a fair one and 80 deserves to be a C (although I hope all the GB drop). It was 65 last year, and this year was much easier than last so I think it might go to 75, defo should go to 70. I don't see why C should go below 70 (35%).

Manchester isn't the only city that took it that everyone's complaining. November are the resits, 9-1 paper isn't needed!
November is time of the year when the grade boundaries increase, June 2015 for an A you needed 125, November went up drastically by 135, look at the pattern, it increases for November, then stays the same, do you understand what I am trying to say? As I said before, it may have been very easy for you, but other people struggled on the paper.

My predictions
A* 168
A 136
B 100
C 65
8. (Original post by DrPeter)
(Original post by sulaimanali)I think GB will beA* - 165A - 135B - 105C - 80D - 60E - 35

Why do you think C so high?

I have copied my original question to you from yesterday which you chose to ignore!! Your reasoning above is completely wrong and groundless for Grade Boundaries !!

I can get 95%+ on every GCSE Maths paper I do, but I know pupils who are brilliant at English and other subjects but when it comes to numeracy they have a barrier. So, "YOU should think about it". I am sure you are an intelligent person (how do you measure intelligence) but are clearly ignorant when it comes to understanding pupils' abilities and how the brain works.
Yes Dr peter, someone who I agree with, what do you think the grade boundaries will be?
9. [QUOTE=gigge;65726813]
(Original post by sulaimanali)
it was a very fair paper. It wasn't something extremely difficult. Lots of people are whining about the easier (C grade and below questions) needlessly.[/b

I would say 100 do you think it will go up to 105 and are grade boundaries made by how everyone did nationally ?? 10 mark difference i find hard to belive i hope it stays 95-100
I doubt it goes over 100 tbh
10. Hope it stays at 95 😭😭😭😭
11. A* - 170
a - 145
b - 110
c - 85
d - 60
12. (Original post by Lalarw)
Yes Dr peter, someone who I agree with, what do you think the grade boundaries will be?
I do not believe you will be far away with your predictions in your previous post because The papers were very fair.
13. [QUOTE=gigge;65726813]
(Original post by sulaimanali)
it was a very fair paper. It wasn't something extremely difficult. Lots of people are whining about the easier (C grade and below questions) needlessly.[/b

I would say 100 do you think it will go up to 105 and are grade boundaries made by how everyone did nationally ?? 10 mark difference i find hard to belive i hope it stays 95-100
Yeah, the grade boundaries are decided by the results over the whole country. It may definitely well be 100, you never know. Remember, I'm only predicting what I think it will be (from my experience, what I've heard, what I think, what I've seen) and based on last year's GB I upped everything by about 10 marks. Do not worry about what I say. I might be wrong! I don't mind if I'm wrong, the lower they are, the better for everyone!
14. (Original post by DrPeter)
(Original post by sulaimanali)I think GB will beA* - 165A - 135B - 105C - 80D - 60E - 35

Why do you think C so high?

I have copied my original question to you from yesterday which you chose to ignore!! Your reasoning above is completely wrong and groundless for Grade Boundaries !!

I can get 95%+ on every GCSE Maths paper I do, but I know pupils who are brilliant at English and other subjects but when it comes to numeracy they have a barrier. So, "YOU should think about it". I am sure you are an intelligent person (how do you measure intelligence) but are clearly ignorant when it comes to understanding pupils' abilities and how the brain works.
I was going to answer your question yesterday (I wrote a whole para on it, but my internet connection stopped working so it didn't submit, so I lost the message). Whether you choose to believe me is entirely your decision and I don't care if you do. I'll get over it - don't you worry!

Your just the same as lalalrw (not sure if the spelling is right)! You choose to believe what you want. I told you my guesses are just predictions and I may well be wrong. I don't mind if I'm wrong, the lower the GB, the better for everyone. I think the paper was fair and 75-80 should be the mark for a C. 2 years worth of work (practise practise) shouldn't just be for 35-40% (a pass grade).

It's so funny to see how you're raging at such a petty issue. It's good if you can get 95% and above. When I said "think about it", I didn't mean it in a harsh tone, but an imaginative tone, telling you to put yourself in a situation and think realistically (but if that's how you understood it, so be it).

Thank you for complimenting me in the midst of this 'discussion'.

I don't think I am ignorant (as you may suppose). I know people's 'abilities'. I'm saying all this from my own hard work. I wasn't great at maths either, but I had tuition (for 5-6 years) from primary to secondary school to up me that I'm achieving A-A*. It's just the sense, effort and hard work.

I'm not trying to be rude or mean by the way!
15. (Original post by Lalarw)
November is time of the year when the grade boundaries increase, June 2015 for an A you needed 125, November went up drastically by 135, look at the pattern, it increases for November, then stays the same, do you understand what I am trying to say? As I said before, it may have been very easy for you, but other people struggled on the paper.

My predictions
A* 168
A 136
B 100
C 65
10 marks isn't drastic if the work is put in to maintain a high grade. I know people struggled, but I think it was a fair paper, considering the work that I put in and how I found it.
16. [QUOTE=Lalarw;65726951]
(Original post by gigge)

I doubt it goes over 100 tbh
yeah, could be!
17. (Original post by Lalarw)
November is time of the year when the grade boundaries increase, June 2015 for an A you needed 125, November went up drastically by 135, look at the pattern, it increases for November, then stays the same, do you understand what I am trying to say? As I said before, it may have been very easy for you, but other people struggled on the paper.

My predictions
A* 168
A 136
B 100
C 65
True true

@Sulemanali (sorry for the SP) ,i'm glad you found it easy however like Lalawrw said,June 2015 doesn't increase much.June 2015 was 95 for a B (for e.g).And Nov was 98.
I don't think it'll exceed 70 for a C.Maths papers are set so a certain percentage can get A*/A/B/C etc,so they shouldn't make it "easier" or "harder"(Although imo last year was rlly hard)
18. Guys my advice is don't stress about GB ,just focus on your remaining examinations .You shall all see on grade boundary day(24th August 2016) what the grades are.
19. (Original post by Blancosdos)
True true

@Sulemanali (sorry for the SP) ,i'm glad you found it easy however like Lalawrw said,June 2015 doesn't increase much.June 2015 was 95 for a B (for e.g).And Nov was 98.
I don't think it'll exceed 70 for a C.Maths papers are set so a certain percentage can get A*/A/B/C etc,so they shouldn't make it "easier" or "harder"(Although imo last year was rlly hard)
It's fine. I didn't find it extremely easy however. I said it was a fair paper (most of it was easy-not too difficult).

I was just saying my views. Yeah, I may defo be wrong!
20. (Original post by sulaimanali)
I was going to answer your question yesterday (I wrote a whole para on it, but my internet connection stopped working so it didn't submit, so I lost the message). Whether you choose to believe me is entirely your decision and I don't care if you do. I'll get over it - don't you worry!

Your just the same as lalalrw (not sure if the spelling is right)! You choose to believe what you want. I told you my guesses are just predictions and I may well be wrong. I don't mind if I'm wrong, the lower the GB, the better for everyone. I think the paper was fair and 75-80 should be the mark for a C. 2 years worth of work (practise practise) shouldn't just be for 35-40% (a pass grade).

It's so funny to see how you're raging at such a petty issue. It's good if you can get 95% and above. When I said "think about it", I didn't mean it in a harsh tone, but an imaginative tone, telling you to put yourself in a situation and think realistically (but if that's how you understood it, so be it).

Thank you for complimenting me in the midst of this 'discussion'.

I don't think I am ignorant (as you may suppose). I know people's 'abilities'. I'm saying all this from my own hard work. I wasn't great at maths either, but I had tuition (for 5-6 years) from primary to secondary school to up me that I'm achieving A-A*. It's just the sense, effort and hard work.

I'm not trying to be rude or mean by the way!
I don't rage about anything ! I just wondered how you reached your conclusions (and if you said you were an Edexcel examiner I would have been worried for everyone !! ). I don't think it is petty, I just wouldn't want anyone to believe they've failed, unless there was good reasoning behind your predictions.

Anyway, you need to move on, what's your next exam (chemistry?) and Good Luck !!

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