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    Hi,
    in response to the AQA strange grades thread, who's getting their papers remarked?
    Please post the subject, the paper and the grade + UMS mark you got and the grade you actually expected.

    Business Studies
    Unit 6
    77/120 C
    expected at least a B if not an A

    not sure whether i should go for remark though.
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    Psychology PYA5, I got a U, when I thought I should have done better, all my other 5 exams were A's so it was really disappointing!
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    English Literature
    LTA4 - Texts in Time
    54/90 C
    Really disappointed with that. Although English was my weakest subject, I was really pleased with how that paper went..
    Not bothering with a remark though, as I literally only scraped that C by one mark anyway :/
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    English Literature
    LTA1 -- The Modern novel
    UMS -- 7/100 -- U

    Expected at least a high B
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    Physics unit 5 (astro option) 60/90

    if ever i thought i aced an exam paper it was this 1, i dont understand how i could drop this low
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    (Original post by jkyng1)
    Hi,
    in response to the AQA strange grades thread, who's getting their papers remarked?
    Please post the subject, the paper and the grade + UMS mark you got and the grade you actually expected.

    Business Studies
    Unit 6
    77/120 C
    expected at least a B if not an A

    not sure whether i should go for remark though.
    If you are not sure you will go up in marks with a remark then you could get a photocopy of your script and ask a teacher to mark it. It's a lot cheaper and if it turns out you were actually given too many marks you won't lose any.
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    (Original post by callum9999)
    If you are not sure you will go up in marks with a remark then you could get a photocopy of your script and ask a teacher to mark it. It's a lot cheaper and if it turns out you were actually given too many marks you won't lose any.

    Thats waht im doing.. I was 1 mark off an A in chemistry. Photocopy deadline at my college is on monday.



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    I got 77/90

    The actual paper is out of 60. The exam went really good. I neevr felt so happy about an exam but this one. I hoped for over 95%. I will see wat i get after remark...
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    (Original post by SilentGirl)
    Thats waht im doing.. I was 1 mark off an A in chemistry. Photocopy deadline at my college is on monday.
    Is that just at your college because I was told by the head of 6th form I have to wait until school starts again before I can get a copy?
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    (Original post by callum9999)
    Is that just at your college because I was told by the head of 6th form I have to wait until school starts again before I can get a copy?

    Sign up deadline is monday but i doubt i will get my script before college starts.
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    German, unit 3
    ums: 40 (U)
    predicted: A

    so yes, i'll be getting a remark.
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    (Original post by SilentGirl)
    Sign up deadline is monday but i doubt i will get my script before college starts.
    I meant I have to wait until school starts again before I can request a copy. Do you know if that sign up deadline is just your college or is it nationwide?
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    I am

    Economics
    Unit 1 91/105 A
    Unit 2 88/105 A
    Unit 3 45/105 D....... one off an E
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    I think I'll be getting two, History and English (HS03 and NTB2 i think...cba to go and get results sheet).

    I'm only at AS Level, so there's no real rush. Do I have a deadline?
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    (Original post by callum9999)
    I meant I have to wait until school starts again before I can request a copy. Do you know if that sign up deadline is just your college or is it nationwide?

    I think its just my college, Still worth a check at your college.
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    I think most people did poorly on PYA5 I got a C which was disappointing and alot of people i know got's U's. Think maybe there was an issue?
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    (Original post by JakeCordell)
    I think I'll be getting two, History and English (HS03 and NTB2 i think...cba to go and get results sheet).

    I'm only at AS Level, so there's no real rush. Do I have a deadline?
    i *think* it's the 19th of September
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    (Original post by jkyng1)
    Hi,
    in response to the AQA strange grades thread, who's getting their papers remarked?
    Please post the subject, the paper and the grade + UMS mark you got and the grade you actually expected.

    Business Studies
    Unit 6
    77/120 C
    expected at least a B if not an A

    not sure whether i should go for remark though.
    i did aqa business too and i got Unit 4 - A, Unit 5 - B and Unit 6 - U.
    (overall - C)

    definately getting a remark for that last paper!
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    (Original post by Kasphlam)
    English Literature
    LTA1 -- The Modern novel
    UMS -- 7/100 -- U

    Expected at least a high B
    I bet you someone forgot to enter another 7 in to make it 77/100 :p:

    I've got a problem with PHB6 , I was expecting to get at least 72/90 i.e an A despite having problems getting equpiment to work in a practical exam , and I've got 50/90 which is worth a D grade.Not happy as it's stopping me meeting my Warwick offer (need 18 more points for the A they need).I've asked for a photocopy of the paper and I'm thinking of putting in for a priority remark as well because I don't think anyone (including someone who got AAAA) did better than a C in that unit.
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    (Original post by jkyng1)
    Hi,
    in response to the AQA strange grades thread, who's getting their papers remarked?
    Please post the subject, the paper and the grade + UMS mark you got and the grade you actually expected.

    Business Studies
    Unit 6
    77/120 C
    expected at least a B if not an A

    not sure whether i should go for remark though.
    Media studies
    unit 1 reading the media
    D :mad:
    52

    I thought the exam went really well we did loads of exam practise for this unit in class and I received straight A's always so I was absolutely appalled to see my D especially as I received A's for unit 2 and 3 which made my overall grade B. I am defiantly getting a remark as are loads of people in my class (about 75%). I was expecting an B at least !
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    (Original post by SpiritedAway)
    i *think* it's the 19th of September
    And when will that get back to me, do you know?

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