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    What do we think the grade boundaries will be?

    Will A* be 80% or more like 85% or in betwixt?

    FOR the OCR board.
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    A* will be around 75%
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    if your doing aqa then you need 320 out of 360 to get an a* but that's after your marks have been scaled so it might be easier to get an a* on certain papers than others if you get me? like in reading last year you only needed 29 out of 40 to get an a*
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    im doing ccea, and a* is always 90%. Its not easy either, by far ccea is far harder than the other exam boards. I know this cause we have done pass papers from all boards. My listening was really hard, but everything else was easy. Im predicted an a*. What is everyone else predicted?????
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    (Original post by emruss5)
    if your doing aqa then you need 320 out of 360 to get an a* but that's after your marks have been scaled so it might be easier to get an a* on certain papers than others if you get me? like in reading last year you only needed 29 out of 40 to get an a*
    320 out of 360?! Thats like...89%! You've got to be kidding me..
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    320 out of 360?! Thats like...89%! You've got to be kidding me..
    but that is the uniform mark and not the raw so it should be okay
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    OCR has a point system to give you a grade, not a %, which means that a a high A is no different than a low A (etc. etc.) - its annoying because it means you have to do well on every section
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    (Original post by emruss5)
    if your doing aqa then you need 320 out of 360 to get an a* but that's after your marks have been scaled so it might be easier to get an a* on certain papers than others if you get me? like in reading last year you only needed 29 out of 40 to get an a*
    Yeah 72.5% sounds about right.
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    yeah i meant that the four exam marks (reading, writing, listening, speaking) are out of 40 and the pass mark changes within each exam to get an a* so it might be 70% for an a* reading or 80% for speaking. these marks are then scaled on the ums thingy to a mark out of 90, and the 4 marks out of 90 are added together.
    so you could get 29 out of 40 in the reading, and that could scale to like 80 out of 90 on the ums scale
 
 
 
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