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    (Original post by nwmyname)
    Yes, so what happens is this.
    Your first sheet of paper will contain the grades you got.

    It will look like this.
    Subject A - A*
    Subject B - A*
    Subject C - B
    Subject D - A
    Subject E - C
    Subject F - A*

    On the second sheet, you will get breakdowns of each individual exam and that can go on for at least two sheets.
    They are all printed on one side only, so there is a lot of paperwork.

    E.g.
    Physics
    P1 - 100 UMS, 60 Raw, A*
    P2 - 98 UMS, 49 Raw, A*
    P3 - 88 UMS, 40 Raw, A

    Your UMS is printed and the raw is printed next to it, And the grade too.
    Your UMS is the points you need to get the grade.
    Your raw mark is the mark you obtained in the exam out of the total of the paper.

    Any more?
    Thank you very much! I wanted to be able to depict the paper on the day

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    (Original post by nwmyname)
    Yes, so what happens is this.
    Your first sheet of paper will contain the grades you got.

    It will look like this.
    Subject A - A*
    Subject B - A*
    Subject C - B
    Subject D - A
    Subject E - C
    Subject F - A*

    On the second sheet, you will get breakdowns of each individual exam and that can go on for at least two sheets.
    They are all printed on one side only, so there is a lot of paperwork.

    E.g.
    Physics
    P1 - 100 UMS, 60 Raw, A*
    P2 - 98 UMS, 49 Raw, A*
    P3 - 88 UMS, 40 Raw, A

    Your UMS is printed and the raw is printed next to it, And the grade too.
    Your UMS is the points you need to get the grade.
    Your raw mark is the mark you obtained in the exam out of the total of the paper.

    No problemo.
    Ask me more!!
    You're a saint! Do you know how UMS is calculated, what it means and what it is for?


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    (Original post by nwmyname)
    I'm going into Year 13 and I'm going to be at my school next Thursday to help out.

    All I will say to those that are worrying - don't.
    The marks are generously given so exam results are gonna be very good and very high.

    You don't need to worry.
    All will be well.
    If you have any questions regarding what will happen and how your results will appear etc. then ask me please!
    For edexcel maths do you get the grade you got in both non calc and calc or you only get your total grade?
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    Hey, I know this is going to come across as a really stupid question, but do schools open at the same time on Results Day, or no? If they open at the same time, what time will that be? Thanks in advance for answering, I really appreciate it.
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    (Original post by Hey It's Cerian)
    Hey, I know this is going to come across as a really stupid question, but do schools open at the same time on Results Day, or no? If they open at the same time, what time will that be? Thanks in advance for answering, I really appreciate it.
    It's different for every school but usually around 9/10am, if you look on your school's website usually there's some guidance there


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    (Original post by daniella.14)
    For edexcel maths do you get the grade you got in both non calc and calc or you only get your total grade?
    I believe it is only your total grade.
    I shall check.

    UPDATE
    Here is my own example, with the names and other details removed.
    This really is my own.
    My other two A*s were in Maths and English Language, which I had taken the year before.

    Additional Maths 6993 is an 'A' max. grade.

    I have had to remove the sheet as attempts at forgery were possible.
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    (Original post by nwmyname)
    I believe it is only your total grade.
    I shall check.

    UPDATE
    Here is my own example, with the names and other details removed.
    This really is my own.
    My other two A*s were in Maths and English Language, which I had taken the year before.

    Additional Maths 6993 is an 'A' max. grade.
    So you get to know your grade but not your total marks?
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    (Original post by MethylOrange_)
    You're a saint! Do you know how UMS is calculated, what it means and what it is for?


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    UMS is calculated from the raw mark you got.

    Scenario Time
    Say me and you sat an exam.
    Chemistry C1 AQA GCSE.

    Each paper is out of 100 UMS but the paper is out of 60 marks.
    I will show you last year's UMS graph.

    I sit a paper and I get 45.
    From the attachment, this equates to 84 points out of 100.
    I need 80 out of 100 to get an A.
    I got an A.

    As are always 80% of the UMS of the paper.

    Now, you sit the same exam.
    You get 53.
    This gives you 93 points of UMS, out of 100.
    You need 90 out of 100 to get an A*.
    You got an A* in the paper

    A*s are always 90% of the UMS of the paper.

    Of course, the graph and the corresponding UMS grades can change.
    This depends on how easy or hard the exam is found.
    The UMS for all your exams or coursework are added together to find the overall result.

    A* is 90%, A is 80%, B is 70% of the UMS and so on and so forth.

    Does that make slightly more sense?
    It is hard to get the concept but scenarios do put the context more easily

    Note that maybe this year, 45 may get 90 UMS to equate to an A* and 53 gets you even more UMS for an A*.
    It all depends on the national exam performance.

    NOTE I do not know the UMS or the grade boundaries. The attachments are from June 2015.
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    (Original post by daniella.14)
    So you get to know your grade but not your total marks?
    No.
    To do this, you need to go to the exam board and convert the UMS to raw.
    Just type your UMS mark in, and it will calculate your total mark, known as the 'raw' mark.

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    (Original post by nwmyname)
    No.
    To do this, you need to go to the exam board and convert the UMS to raw.
    Just type your UMS mark in, and it will calculate your total mark, known as the 'raw' mark.

    Then when do they put up the UMS converter for 2016 exams?
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    Then when do they put up the UMS converter for 2016 exams?
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    On the day of results day, after 9am.
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    (Original post by nwmyname)
    UMS is calculated from the raw mark you got.

    Scenario Time
    Say me and you sat an exam.
    Chemistry C1 AQA GCSE.

    Each paper is out of 100 UMS but the paper is out of 60 marks.
    I will show you last year's UMS graph.

    I sit a paper and I get 45.
    From the attachment, this equates to 84 points out of 100.
    I need 80 out of 100 to get an A.
    I got an A.

    As are always 80% of the UMS of the paper.

    Now, you sit the same exam.
    You get 53.
    This gives you 93 points of UMS, out of 100.
    You need 90 out of 100 to get an A*.
    You got an A* in the paper

    A*s are always 90% of the UMS of the paper.

    Of course, the graph and the corresponding UMS grades can change.
    This depends on how easy or hard the exam is found.
    The UMS for all your exams or coursework are added together to find the overall result.

    A* is 90%, A is 80%, B is 70% of the UMS and so on and so forth.

    Does that make slightly more sense?
    It is hard to get the concept but scenarios do put the context more easily

    Note that maybe this year, 45 may get 90 UMS to equate to an A* and 53 gets you even more UMS for an A*.
    It all depends on the national exam performance.

    NOTE I do not know the UMS or the grade boundaries. The attachments are from June 2015.
    Yes that helps so much thank you!!!!


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    (Original post by Hey It's Cerian)
    Hey, I know this is going to come across as a really stupid question, but do schools open at the same time on Results Day, or no? If they open at the same time, what time will that be? Thanks in advance for answering, I really appreciate it.
    not really stupid tbh lol majority will open at 9 some earlier and some later but defintetly by 9 pretty much every skl will be open however if ur looking for a fixed time there isnt one but 90% of skls open at 9 hopes this clears things up
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    (Original post by Hey It's Cerian)
    Thanks for answering.
    Okay, forgot to quote the initial comment, but this is in reply to Methyl Orange and the other user who answered my question.

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    What if you did GCSE's last year, would they still appear on the results sheet this year?
 
 
 
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