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    (Original post by HoratioMG)
    I thought it was, until I saw the letter with my own eyes. It's slightly depressing that it's stooped that low.

    It's certainly not a fair way to do it, offering a chance to take it in January would be a better way to do it to be honest. However... Heh.

    I don't know if this is how all schools do it, but at the beginning of AS, each student got set predicted grades in their AS subjects. I think they probably used GCSEs to decide it, but it involved a lot of students' personal input too.



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    :eek: : :confused:

    I really think that would've being the best alternative but thanks to gove that isn't gonna happen.

    Yeah I got really bad predictions at the start but then good towards the end, based on this they'd take the first ones and award me bad grades rather than good grades. The whole system doesn't work. And at my school we had no student input so it will be unfair across certain schools who predict their students straight A's whilst im predicted C's and D's. Do another year instead of getting some special predicted grades for uni IMO.
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    (Original post by Gilgamesh)
    I can't wait any longer. Help.


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    Hi. I'm a teacher. Hust had the percentages through. My success rates are up this year as are most of my colleagues. Chances are grade boundaries are down. We mainly use AQA..

    best wishes everyone.
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    (Original post by needtosucceed=))
    yea theyre not tooo bad
    good luck!
    Thank you. Good luck to you too.
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    240 points and a merit on BTEC please! *fingers crossed* I only started to panic when i was reading results day guides! Ouch!
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    21 hours and 48 minutes....
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    (Original post by needtosucceed=))
    ahhh buss3 is a horrible exam anyways! never liked it.
    how did the resit go for buss3?
    im hoping for full ums/close to it in buss1, and at least higher than what i got before in buss2. hopeful for an A overall, the only subject im half sure about atm!
    Nicer paper than January's...first question asked you to simply calculate a couple of things..we didn't even have to comment on the answers! Beautiful. The rest f the paper wasn't too bad either. I hope I've done better this time haha.
    What did you get first time in units 1&2?
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    Econ 2? The boundaries are sky high :/
    no eco 4.. global economy.. i need a mid B and im doubting myself fml
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    (Original post by Boy_wonder_95)
    Morning, have any of the boundaries been released? I don't wanna sift through like 30 pages
    Morning! Yes OCR and AQA have released theirs I'm not sure about Edexcel
    I know only OCR concerns you so here is the link:

    http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/142071-...-june-2013.pdf
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    (Original post by eelnais)
    /waves

    This exam = whether I go to uni or not.
    Which module did you take?, I took option 3C, Boom, Bust and Recovery.
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    (Original post by James A)
    Exactly. The system assumes that if you got an A at AS, then you will get an A at the end of A2, which is NOT the case for everyone.

    :nooo:
    Students often drop a grade at A2, thats the rule of thumb we use.



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    (Original post by zubhav)
    no eco 4.. global economy.. i need a mid B and im doubting myself fml
    Ah fair enough so that's about give or take 41.5 marks, best of luck.
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    Might sound a stupid question but how do you know if the grade boundaries are low?? Also, if they are low, I take it that means people struggled with the exam??
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    will ucas send an email to inform the uni's decision tomorrow morning??
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    i feel sick
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    are there any examiners reports?
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    (Original post by risteard)
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    Hi. I'm a teacher. Hust had the percentages through. My success rates are up this year as are most of my colleagues. Chances are grade boundaries are down. We mainly use AQA..

    best wishes everyone.
    Hmm, why would you lie about being a teacher?
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    are edexcel still sleeping or have the released the grade boundaries?
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    (Original post by natd_x)
    Might sound a stupid question but how do you know if the grade boundaries are low?? Also, if they are low, I take it that means people struggled with the exam??
    Personal interpretation, low compared to previous years that is how you determine if they are low.
    Yes precisely
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    (Original post by nadster)
    Nicer paper than January's...first question asked you to simply calculate a couple of things..we didn't even have to comment on the answers! Beautiful. The rest f the paper wasn't too bad either. I hope I've done better this time haha.
    What did you get first time in units 1&2?
    ahhh I woulda liked that then! i wasnt too fond of critical path analysis in jan..
    ah thats good, hope you do well!
    i got a's in both, 64/80 in buss1 (an A on the dot) and 98/120 in buss2 (96 is an A so just scraped it) wbu?
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    (Original post by RnTf)
    will ucas send an email to inform the uni's decision tomorrow morning??
    I've seen mixed answers on TSR.

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