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    (Original post by carolind)
    guys quick q .... do UMS stay the same every year or do they change with grade boundaries ? x
    80 UMS is always an A, 70 is always a B and so on. What changes is how many raw marks are needed for the same UMS. So the grade boundaries show how many raw marks in this years exam are needed for each grade (so the minimum number of marks needed for a grade B gives 70 UMS). If that makes sense.
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    OCR English lit and EDEXCEL history grade boundaries are ridiculously high. AQA Philosophy sounds reasonable, but I know I did really badly in the exam so I'd need a miracle to save me.
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    What do people think about chemistry?? (AQA)
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    (Original post by Kings_queens)
    What do people think about chemistry?? (AQA)
    Angry for chemistry unit 4, Aqa only decreased the grade boundaries by 2 marks despite national outrage with petitions :// yet chemistry unit 2 has decreased by 14 marks?!?!


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    (Original post by skittles100)
    Angry for chemistry unit 4, Aqa only decreased the grade boundaries by 2 marks despite national outrage with petitions :// yet chemistry unit 2 has decreased by 14 marks?!?!


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    i know i feel the same!!! glad i retook unit 2 so can boost up my ums as i will be losing lots in chem 4....
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    (Original post by Kings_queens)
    i know i feel the same!!! glad i retook unit 2 so can boost up my ums as i will be losing lots in chem 4....
    Same I found Chem 2 okay as well, just hope Chem 4 will not drag my grade down as I've probably failed that unit 😬


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    (Original post by skittles100)
    Same I found Chem 2 okay as well, just hope Chem 4 will not drag my grade down as I've probably failed that unit 😬


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    fingers crossed, this exam determines my future lol not even exaggerating. hate this wait now!
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    (Original post by marioman)
    Depends if Absent Agent is around!
    A bit late, sorry!
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    To save myself checking last yrs tomorrow morning, I'm just posting the grade boundaries for all my subject exams last year to compare.

    Philosophy AS - 57/80 for an A
    German AS Speaking - 43/50 for an A
    German AS Writing/Reading/Listening - 91/110 - for an A
    Sociology A2 Beliefs (unit 3) - 38/60 for a B or 33/60 for a C (I have high hopes...as u can tell)
    Sociology A2 Crime (unit 4) - 51/90 for a B or 44/90 for a C

    holy **** those sociology ones giving me hope as im sure i ballsed up the unit 4 exam but i only need to get a B overall (have an A at AS) to be fine for uni.
    Okay woo, now:

    Philosophy AS - 56/80 for an A (1 lower) !! German AS Speaking - 43/50 for an A (same) !! German AS Writing/Reading/Listening - 90/110 - for an A (1 lower) !! Sociology A2 Beliefs (unit 3) - 38/60 for a B or 33/60 for a C (same) !! Sociology A2 Crime (unit 4) - 49/90 for a B or 42/90 for a C (2 lower) !! Thank GOD none of mine went up and what a relief they lowered the Sociology unit 4 as that's the worst I did on.
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    Any examiner reports or mark schemes for AQA released?
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    Does anyone have the link to the edexcel markschemes please
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    There is hope for geo and physics, however maths on the otherhand seems out of reach with those grade boundaries
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    59% for an A in AQA new spec Biology? Am I reading that correctly?
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    Does anyone know if I can find aqa examiners reports???
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    I don't understand how exam reports or mark schemes could have been released ? They're only released like months after the exams are sat surely ? And to teachers only ?.. So how are people asking for them now lol


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    How the **** are aqa chem unit 4 grade boundaries so ****ing high?!?!?!
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    (Original post by Onica)
    It's on their website so I think it's the real one.

    Did anyone do Psychology and Sociology?
    What do you think of the grade boundaries for those subjects?

    PSYA4 seems okay, but I thought PSYA3 would lower? I didn't do gender, but apparently that question messed everyone up. Sociology Unit 4 seems okay
    I did sociology, I thought Unit 3 would be higher considering how everyone including me loved it, however it's good for me because I'm pretty much guaranteed an U in unit 4 so I hope my unit 3 can balance it out.

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    (Original post by Anymorefor123)
    I don't understand how exam reports or mark schemes could have been released ? They're only released like months after the exams are sat surely ? And to teachers only ?.. So how are people asking for them now lol


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    they're available to teachers right now. both markschemes and examiners reports.
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    (Original post by emma_1111)
    Any examiner reports or mark schemes for AQA released?
    only to teachers
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    (Original post by Anymorefor123)
    I don't understand how exam reports or mark schemes could have been released ? They're only released like months after the exams are sat surely ? And to teachers only ?.. So how are people asking for them now lol


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    All of the edexcel markschemes have already been released/leaked ...
 
 
 
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