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    What time do edexcel and ocr a level. Grade boundaries usually come out, is it worth staying up till midnight?
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    (Original post by Klli_98)
    Do you think that they will increase?
    yeah I think they will for F215 but not sure about F214! We will see tomorrow, good luck for your results!
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    Praying OCR Core 1 maths is like 47/72 for an A
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    (Original post by Mathsmad123)
    Only 3 long painful hours to wait....
    Just to be clear, I'm not hoping that. I'm just looking at the worst case scenario.

    It will probably be 71 for an A* for C4 but who knows.
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    (Original post by Hey111)
    Just to be clear, I'm not hoping that. I'm just looking at the worst case scenario.

    It will probably be 71 for an A* for C4 but who knows.
    Probably but i really don't get how last year it was only 59 for an A in C2 when is was so easy! you just never know!
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    (Original post by Pato1)
    You should note that remarks are pretty much useless now unless the examiner has made a fat blatant error.
    Well last year at jan i got an 88/120 B on my unit 4 bio and then i remarked and it dropped down to 84/120 B and then next session 78/100 B in my arabic As paper and i remaked that and it changed to 84/100 A al hamdulelah.. you just need to be sure that you did well on the paper.. otherwise no need..
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    The Financier


    Are these the CCEA ones?

    http://ccea.org.uk/sites/default/fil...mer%202016.pdf
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    Those look like the usual UMS grade boundaries which will stay the same regardless of year (notice how each mark is 80% for an A, 70% for a B etc.). It's the raw mark grade boundaries which can help you understand what kind of grade you might have (because you'll only know what kind of raw mark you might have from the exams, not the UMS mark).
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    Those are the ums grade boundaries.
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Those look like the usual UMS grade boundaries which will stay the same regardless of year (notice how each mark is 80% for an A, 70% for a B etc.). It's the raw mark grade boundaries which can help you understand what kind of grade you might have (because you'll only know what kind of raw mark you might have from the exams, not the UMS mark).
    Yeah I realised a minute ago haha Any idea when the actual GBs will come out for CCEA?
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    (Original post by marioman)
    Only a small number of schools do the ISA without any cheating at all.

    It's a moot point now because ISAs are being phased out, but for AQA Science A-levels then the EMPA is provided as an alternative. It's much harder to cheat on the EMPA compared to the ISAs and (in Physics at least) it has very low boundaries.
    I did the EMPA in physics this year as well, due to unfair mark controlling in the ISA last year :unimpressed:. I found them a lot easier and more straight forward, I don't know why our school didn't do them from the start!
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    Guys what do you think the grade boundaries for the new specification AS chemistry would be like?
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    Yeah I realised a minute ago haha Any idea when the actual GBs will come out for CCEA?
    I'm just looking through now and in actual fact I think they don't publish the raw mark grade boundaries online. Your teacher will probably be the only person with access to them.
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    (Original post by Mathsmad123)
    Probably but i really don't get how last year it was only 59 for an A in C2 when is was so easy! you just never know!
    Apart from the one marker from the first question and the last question, I thought C3 2016 was quite straightforward. Although, the last question was almost a complete repeat of a question from 2006. Nothing that hard to spot at all if you compare it to June 2013 and June 2015 in my view.

    C3 June 2016 was doable if you did enough past papers. 2013 and 2015 singled out a big number of people fairly quickly when it came to their unusual range and domain questions and sneaky trigonometric identities in both papers.

    C4 June 2015 was an absolute bloodbath and still shocked people with the grade boundaries. Therefore, I can only assume that with a standard C4 paper set in 2016, they will be merciless.

    C2 2016 was unprecedentedly easier than 2015 and I think that will likely have very high grade boundaries.
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    What time do OCR come out ?
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    (Original post by Hey111)
    Apart from the one marker from the first question and the last question, I thought C3 2016 was quite straightforward. Although, the last question was almost a complete repeat of a question from 2006. Nothing that hard to spot at all if you compare it to June 2013 and June 2015 in my view.

    C3 June 2016 was doable if you did enough past papers. 2013 and 2015 singled out a big number of people fairly quickly when it came to their unusual range and domain questions and sneaky trigonometric identities in both papers.

    C4 June 2015 was an absolute bloodbath and still shocked people with the grade boundaries. Therefore, I can only assume that with a standard C4 paper set in 2016, they will be merciless.

    C2 2016 was unprecedentedly easier than 2015 and I think that will likely have very high grade boundaries.

    I agree. I just hate easy papers which punish silly mistakes, i made quite a few stupid silly mistakes in C4 which is gonna cost me. I much prefer june 2013 C3 with low grade boundaries
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    (Original post by Hollyht)
    What time do OCR come out ?
    Usually they all come out around midnight
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Usually they all come out around midnight
    tonight or tomorrow
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    (Original post by SSD07)
    tonight or tomorrow
    Tonight
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    I've worked out that the link for the edexcel grade boundaries tonight are going to follow this link:

    https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/Support/Grade-boundaries/A-level/1606_GCE_A_level_Grade_Boundarie s.pdf

    Obviously it won't work at the moment but at midnight it will all change... :P
 
 
 
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