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    The grade boundaries are out on AQA and probably OCR but not on Edexcel, man the majority of my subjects are on that board only economics is the odd one out, but you guys may have already been checking for 9 hours straight
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    its fine, ill settle with an A was being a bit optimistic considering OCR's rapidly high GB's on units 1 and 2
    Fair enough, seeing the boundaries has made me hopeful about Biology
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    (Original post by krishkmistry)
    normally june papers have higher boundaries than jan's paper so it's understandable,but for a paper of that standard,i expected a 47-49 boundary!
    I have to disagree with you on this. Most papers have higher boundaries in January, as many centres chose not to do January modules, meaning it tends to be the more able students who take them in Jan, thus pushing boundaries up. Also, January is full of retake students, and students tend to do better on retakes, thus pushing up boundaries. My first point is definitely true for maths. FP1 for example, 69 for an A in Jan 2012, 61 for an A June 2012. From what I've seen is this seems to happen in most exams. There are a few exceptions, but I would definitely disagree that June has mostly higher boundaries.
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    does anyone have access to the OCR chemistry A F324 and F325 mark scheme?
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    Ah screw this man
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    I only need to find the Extended Project grade boundaries now. I hope they haven't changed them this year. I'm on Edexcel.
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    (Original post by Simog)
    I have to disagree with you on this. Most papers have higher boundaries in January, as many centres chose not to do January modules, meaning it tends to be the more able students who take them in Jan, thus pushing boundaries up. Also, January is full of retake students, and students tend to do better on retakes, thus pushing up boundaries. My first point is definitely true for maths. FP1 for example, 69 for an A in Jan 2012, 61 for an A June 2012. From what I've seen is this seems to happen in most exams. There are a few exceptions, but I would definitely disagree that June has mostly higher boundaries.
    Maths is a bit different as you have the further maths kids doing the maths modules in Jan!
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    Okay,this is what i think,if the pass rate's,A/A* increased nationally tomorrow,then we've all done better than we expected.High grade boundaries mean we've done well as a country,so don't be worried yet,mark schemes may be lenient this year - who knows - we've probably done better than we personally expected
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    (Original post by krishkmistry)
    we spoke yesterday,but these are high,i expected 75,most people in my college found that exam solid.I though it was easy,but the next minute i thought it was hard so erm,i think i've lost a bit of hope but i'm quietly confident that the mark scheme was lenient and i've got my A,how about you ?
    I have to admit that I found the exam quite easy, but I was praying for low grade boundaries seen as I need 135 UMS. I can understand how some people found it hard though - it was easy to slip up on the longer questions if you didn't spend long enough on them, so I thought the grade boundaries would be lower because of that. I don't really know what to think though, just have to wait and see. Good luck!
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    Keeping busy today but probably won't sleep tonight. After seeing those photography grade boundaries I am in a complete panic mode HELP!!!


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    Where is everyone finding the grade boundaries? Just on the websites? I'm trying to find AQA and Edexcel!
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    waiting for edexcel ...
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    (Original post by krishkmistry)
    Okay,this is what i think,if the pass rate's,A/A* increased nationally tomorrow,then we've all done better than we expected.High grade boundaries mean we've done well as a country,so don't be worried yet,mark schemes may be lenient this year - who knows - we've probably done better than we personally expected
    They are trying to tackle grade inflation, I doubt that the rate of A/A*'s will automatically increase
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    (Original post by epiphany)
    Here you go!
    Thanks a million!!

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    (Original post by Melissa.S.)
    Where is everyone finding the grade boundaries? Just on the websites? I'm trying to find AQA and Edexcel!
    http://store.aqa.org.uk/over/stat_pd...-JUNE-2013.PDF Edexcel hasn't released theirs yet.
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    Edexcel is the only one I want to see and they're the ones which haven't been released yet. Typical
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    (Original post by Wa 007)
    Quick Question



    If it says 67.5 is 90 ums does that round up to 68 or stay at 67??
    68 :-)


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    Lost all faith after seeing f322 and f325 boundaries...only a miracle will get me into my firm
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    They are trying to tackle grade inflation, I doubt that the rate of A/A*'s will automatically increase
    At the expense of our hopes and dreams
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    does anyone know what time edexcel results plus(online results) are released??? 6am tomorrow??
 
 
 
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