It's what you've been waiting for - GCSE results. Finally they're in your sweaty hands. You look at the slip... but what does it all mean? Here's a quick visual guide to a typical GCSE results slip.
Candidate Number - used by individual exam centres to identify candidates
ULN: Unique Learning Number - used to store all your educational records and never shared with anyone without your permission.
UCI: Unique Candidate Identifier - used to track your results during a modular course
|2||Each course has a separate code|
|3||The equivalent of an A|
|4||The spoken language element of GCSE English is given a grade - distinction, merit, pass or not classified|
|5||This is a 'standard pass' and equivalent to a grade C|
|6||Combined Science counts as two GCSEs so you will receive two grades, they will either be the same or within one grade of each other|
|7||This grade represents a 'strong pass'|
|8||A grade 9 is the top grade - higher than an A*. Roughly the top 20% of those who achieve a 7 or above will be awarded this grade|