GCSE Results Day - 25th August 2016 - Grade Boundaries

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    I got 259/300 in GCSE Aqa Spanish and I got an A. Does anyone know what I would need for an A*
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    (Original post by School12345)
    I got 259/300 in GCSE Aqa Spanish and I got an A. Does anyone know what I would need for an A*
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    (Original post by Changing Skies)
    Amazing, congratulations
    Thank you! )
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    How long is the period in which a paper can be sent for a remark? I was 1 mark off an A in Eng Literature. Could I just wait and discuss it with my teacher when I go back to school on 5th Sep or would that be too late?
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    (Original post by Changing Skies)
    What device are you using? If I remember correctly it seems to update earlier on a phone rather than a laptop etc, because I have the option for 2016! I can do it for you if necessary
    I've been using a laptop but ill try on my phone now! Thank you!
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    Does anyone know the UMS mark for a B in spanish as I got 196 a C ;(
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    Guys I got a 319 overall in my core science Aqa gcse and this was a B how much for an A? I'm confused as I got A in my chemistry and biology and coursework and a B in my physics I would've thought it have been rounded up to an A but idk
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    (Original post by hafsa23)
    Guys I got a 319 overall in my core science Aqa gcse and this was a B how much for an A? I'm confused as I got A in my chemistry and biology and coursework and a B in my physics I would've thought it have been rounded up to an A but idk
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    (Original post by Christistina_X)
    Does anyone know the UMS mark for a B in spanish as I got 196 a C ;(
    210 (if it's out of 300)

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    (Original post by extraordinaire)
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    I have the worst luck wow . Would it be wise to apply for a remark or is that unlikely to make a difference
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    I got a B in english language but I would like an A. It doesn't have any ums or marks on the paper and my exam board is igcse cambrige. Does anyone know the grade boundaries for the exam?
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    Thank you for this thread. Do you know what the igcse Cambridge grade boundaries are?
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    Hi,
    For my Biology Exam my total was A but i was thinking to get it remarked..
    Controlled Assessment: 69 UMS = A
    B1= 72 UMS = A*
    B2= 72 UMS = A*
    B3= 68 UMS = A
    It's just so disappointing, do you think if i do a remark it will be possible to get A* overall as my total UMS was 281, and 288 is needed for an A*
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    When are the CIE grade boundaries released
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    Missed our A* on Aqa biology by 1 mark 😭😭
    Hopefully gonna get it remarked
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    Hey guys! So I'm pretty happy with my grades but there's something odd about my AQA grades. I got a179 on my Economics & Literature papers and I need a 180 for an A*. I also got a 267 for Language but I need a 270 for an A*. Should I send it for remarking or is this an AQA strategy to keep student from JUST reaching that top mark? My friends haven't experienced this problem too much, if at all..
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    (Original post by keepyourapology)
    Hey guys! So I'm pretty happy with my grades but there's something odd about my AQA grades. I got a179 on my Economics & Literature papers and I need a 180 for an A*. I also got a 267 for Language but I need a 270 for an A*. Should I send it for remarking or is this an AQA strategy to keep student from JUST reaching that top mark? My friends haven't experienced this problem too much, if at all..
    lol get that tinfoil hat off m8 . In all seriousness you should defo get that remarked, and its free if your grade is changed!
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    Does anyone happen to know the ums grade boundary for an A in aqa english language??? I got a B and I want to know if I qualify for remarking with my school.
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    (Original post by ag123456)
    Does anyone happen to know the ums grade boundary for an A in aqa english language??? I got a B and I want to know if I qualify for remarking with my school.
    I believe English Language is 240 for an A and 270 for an A*, and 210 for a B, if we did the same paper.
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    Hey guys, congrats to everyone for making it through your GCSEs!! I'm in year 10 (well 11 now) so this is me next year but in June I did sit one GCSE - edexcel statistics.

    I haven't got my results yet since my school was pretty uninformative when it comes to important things. Nothing was announced to me about results day so I assumed that going in to collect result was just a year 11 thing. :erm:

    Anyway.

    I'm trying to work out how many marks I'll need for an A/A*. The UMS and Raw mark thing confuses me so much, if someone could explain it, that would be lovely. I got 28/40 marks in my controlled assessment which equals 40 UMS. How do I work out from here how many marks I'll need for an A or A* or anything?

    The way I see it, A* = 180 UMS.
    180 - 40 = 140 UMS.
    140 UMS > 135 so I'll need the next one up which is 150 UMS which is equal to FULL MARKS.

    Someone please tell me I don't need full marks in this paper for an A* because I stupidly messed up my coursework. :please:

    (Sorry for the long post guys, this is my frustrated mind, thinking about this at 6 in the morning. :argh:)

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