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    I got my GCSE results today and I'm wondering what the points given for each grade are for. Do you need them for universities or for a job?

    (Original post by VSeymour)
    I got my GCSE results today and I'm wondering what the points given for each grade are for. Do you need them for universities or for a job?

    Grade boundaries can be found here: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4268662

    You don't so much need them for universities, however some courses may have a minimum GCSE requirement for entry. For jobs, they're always looked at but if you go on to get A-Levels and a degree, they won't be regarded as much.

    Best of luck with everything

    They're primarily used by schools to judge how well they're doing. For university, UCAS allocate points for different A-level grades.

    So no, you don't need them for universities or a job.

    How did you get on?
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