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    (Original post by Atsushi)
    English Language I have a B if I get 8% more its an A or 3% lower I get a C.
    For Biology I am 6 UMS off of a A*.
    For English Literature 7% off A* but if it goes 5% lower I get a B.
    For History I am 24 UMS off of a A* or 14 UMS off of a B if it gets lowered.
    So for which ones should I get a remark. I am particularly concerned about English Language where I got a B other wise I'm happy.
    I have moved your thread into here so that you can have a read of the OP.

    In general, it is unlikely for marks in science subjects to change as they are often marked according to a strict markscheme (although it is not impossible).

    For English language, Literature and History you're closer to the lower boundary than the higher one so I personally wouldn't remark those either. It's up to you though, perhaps asking your teacher for advice will be a good idea.

    Either way, your grades are fantastic - a B grade is still a very good grade. :yes:
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    (Original post by Atsushi)
    English Language I have a B if I get 8% more its an A or 3% lower I get a C.
    For Biology I am 6 UMS off of a A*.
    For English Literature 7% off A* but if it goes 5% lower I get a B.
    For History I am 24 UMS off of a A* or 14 UMS off of a B if it gets lowered.
    So for which ones should I get a remark. I am particularly concerned about English Language where I got a B other wise I'm happy.
    Don't remark any
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    Got my results, all happy but I was like 10 marks from a* in Aqa Graohics GCSE, I would love to retake but because my teacher wasnt there I couldnt. Do you guys know if you could retake exams for AQA Graphics GCSE? I dont mind an A but my twin got an A* I guess I want to get on as well.
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    (Original post by Selgomez11)
    Got my results, all happy but I was like 10 marks from a* in Aqa Graohics GCSE, I would love to retake but because my teacher wasnt there I couldnt. Do you guys know if you could retake exams for AQA Graphics GCSE? I dont mind an A but my twin got an A* I guess I want to get on as well.

    My teacher told me that the exam board do not allow retakes for Graphics, I'm not sure if you could get it remarked? Well done on your result though!
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    (Original post by alimilkshake)
    My teacher told me that the exam board do not allow retakes for Graphics, I'm not sure if you could get it remarked? Well done on your result though!
    Arggghh Disappointing Ill just work extra hard to get that one more A* to beat my sister
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    (Original post by alimilkshake)
    My teacher told me that the exam board do not allow retakes for Graphics
    That's not true. :no: It's probably more likely that your school doesn't allow retakes as opposed to the exam board.

    (Original post by Selgomez11)
    Got my results, all happy but I was like 10 marks from a* in Aqa Graohics GCSE, I would love to retake but because my teacher wasnt there I couldnt. Do you guys know if you could retake exams for AQA Graphics GCSE? I dont mind an A but my twin got an A* I guess I want to get on as well.
    If you do decide to retake, you will need to retake all the papers to satisfy the new terminal rule.

    Personally, I'd just leave it. An A grade is still amazing and it's best to concentrate on your next set of qualifications/whatever you plan on doing next now.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    That's not true. :no: It's probably more likely that your school doesn't allow retakes as opposed to the exam board.



    If you do decide to retake, you will need to retake all the papers to satisfy the new terminal rule.

    Personally, I'd just leave it. An A grade is still amazing and it's best to concentrate on your next set of qualifications/whatever you plan on doing next now.
    Is that the new policy? That is brutal.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    That's not true. :no: It's probably more likely that your school doesn't allow retakes as opposed to the exam board.



    If you do decide to retake, you will need to retake all the papers to satisfy the new terminal rule.

    Personally, I'd just leave it. An A grade is still amazing and it's best to concentrate on your next set of qualifications/whatever you plan on doing next now.

    Thanks Theres one paper for graphics its 40% and 60% controlled asse
    ssment. I'll just work hard next, I might retake it because I actually got a C and I needed a B for an A*
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    I'm definitely getting something done about OCR history.
    International relations paper- 81/90 A*
    Controlled assessment- 48/50 A*

    British Depth Study-22/60 F
    just...no. I accept mistakes do happen, and that's one of them
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    (Original post by RedStar98)
    I'm definitely getting something done about OCR history.
    International relations paper- 81/90 A*
    Controlled assessment- 48/50 A*

    British Depth Study-22/60 F
    just...no. I accept mistakes do happen, and that's one of them
    Remark that then.
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    URGENT NEED HELP

    for OCR HISTORY B (modern world) i achieved a grade C with 136 UMS marks
    im not happy how many more marks/ums would i need for a grade B, i know i was really close, i just want to reaffirm my belief that i should have it remarked, or should i ??

    Hist: B aspects Germany 1918-1945: 62 UMS C ACHIEVED A971A
    Hist: B DEPTH STUDY 46 UMS B achieved A971B
    Hist B Historical enquiry 28 UMS D achieved A973B
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    (Original post by qwewq)
    URGENT NEED HELP

    for OCR HISTORY B (modern world) i achieved a grade C with 136 UMS marks
    im not happy how many more marks/ums would i need for a grade B, i know i was really close, i just want to reaffirm my belief that i should have it remarked, or should i ??

    Hist: B aspects Germany 1918-1945: 62 UMS C ACHIEVED A971A
    Hist: B DEPTH STUDY 46 UMS B achieved A971B
    Hist B Historical enquiry 28 UMS D achieved A973B
    4 UMS off

    Probably your coursework
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    4 UMS off

    Probably your coursework
    so what is ur advice?
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    (Original post by qwewq)
    so what is ur advice?
    Did you feel you did better in one of the exams than you got? And I mean 4 marks ish worth better?
    If so, remark that one
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    Can you ask for remark of near a grade boundary? With art?


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    Also for OCR Additional science B i got a grade B with 316 UMS, how many marks/ums would i need to achieve a grade A

    B3 C3 P3 : HIGHER, I GOT 106 WHICH IS A B B721H
    B4 C4 P4 : HIGHER I GOT 132 WHICH IS AN A B722H
    And for my controlled assessment i got 78 which is a B B723B
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Did you feel you did better in one of the exams than you got? And I mean 4 marks ish worth better?
    If so, remark that one

    For the paper history aspects of germany i was one ums of an B would that make a difference overall to me getting a B , or not
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    (Original post by qwewq)
    For the paper history aspects of germany i was one ums of an B would that make a difference overall to me getting a B , or not
    Nope, it's all done on averages so you'd need to raise it by 4 marks.
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    (Original post by qwewq)
    For the paper history aspects of germany i was one ums of an B would that make a difference overall to me getting a B , or not
    No you'll need to raise it by 4 marks
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    (Original post by qwewq)
    Also for OCR Additional science B i got a grade B with 316 UMS, how many marks/ums would i need to achieve a grade A

    B3 C3 P3 : HIGHER, I GOT 106 WHICH IS A B B721H
    B4 C4 P4 : HIGHER I GOT 132 WHICH IS AN A B722H
    And for my controlled assessment i got 78 which is a B B723B
    You need to achieve 90% of the total UMS for an A*, 80% for an A, 70% for a B etc.

    You can find the raw mark boundaries on this thread: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2743928

    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Is that the new policy? That is brutal.
    Yup :sadnod:
 
 
 
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