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    Biology-Paper 2
    A 64
    B 53
    C 43
    D 24

    Biology-paper 4
    A 34
    B 28
    C 21
    D 14

    Chemistry-Paper 2
    A 53
    B 44
    C 35
    D 22

    Chemistry-Paper 4
    A 31
    B 25
    C 20
    D 14

    Physics-Paper 2
    A 56
    B -
    C 37
    D 24

    Physics-Paper 4
    A 33
    B 27
    C 21
    D 14

    Don't know about A* boundaries, but add about 8 on and it's probably an A*

    P.S I rung up OCR He didn't give me the A* boundaries grrr :mad:
    or Physics B
    I know he's probably working on his own in a little shed on a stormy scottish isle, and his family have run away because he fell in love with an 80 year old invigilator, but it's his job, surely he should have given those extra grades!
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    Oh wow! Thanks! Solves all my queries!
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    no problem,
    like a tesco store assistant, I'm here to help!
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    Are these this year's? I thought they decided once all the papers has been sat, and some had been preliminary-marked.

    (Original post by Les Mcqueen)
    Biology-Paper 2
    A 64
    B 53
    C 43
    D 24

    Biology-paper 4
    A 34
    B 28
    C 21
    D 14

    Chemistry-Paper 2
    A 53
    B 44
    C 35
    D 22

    Chemistry-Paper 4
    A 31
    B 25
    C 20
    D 14

    Physics-Paper 2
    A 56
    B -
    C 37
    D 24

    Physics-Paper 4
    A 33
    B 27
    C 21
    D 14

    Don't know about A* boundaries, but add about 8 on and it's probably an A*

    P.S I rung up OCR He didn't give me the A* boundaries grrr :mad:
    or Physics B
    I know he's probably working on his own in a little shed on a stormy scottish isle, and his family have run away because he fell in love with an 80 year old invigilator, but it's his job, surely he should have given those extra grades!
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    (Original post by Les Mcqueen)
    Physics-Paper 2
    A 56
    B -
    C 37
    D 24
    So, only 56/100 is an A? How can you know these? I thought only a certain number of each grade were given out... or are these just estimates?

    Either way, big thanks
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    But how do they know the grade boundaries before they've marked the paper? Because isn't it different every year depending on how candidates performed?
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    i rung up OCR and the man, nice as he was told me they were last years but it's not going to be more than a couple of marks out
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    Ohhhhh thanks! Now I see! So did he definitely say that it wasn't going to be very different from this year's? That includes biology...? And physics?
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    Yep that's right! It's cheered me up!
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    (Original post by Les Mcqueen)
    Yep that's right! It's cheered me up!
    How many marks was the paper out of today? (PLEASE SAY 100!! )... I can't remember :confused:
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    Yes it was 100!
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    (Original post by Les Mcqueen)
    Yep that's right! It's cheered me up!
    Indeed, cheered me up too!
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    (Original post by Les Mcqueen)
    Yes it was 100!
    I like the sound of that... ! I took the Singular Physics Exam. "GCSE Physics"... no double, etc... It is still 57 for an A...?
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    OMG THESE PEOPLE ANNOY ME - WHY WONT U UNDERSTAND TRIPLE OR DOUBLE PHYSICS BOTH DO THE SAME DOUBLE EXAM!!!!
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    We wouldn't know seeing that we don't do triple.

    Oh and also the same exam doesn't necessarily mean the same grade boundaries since there's an additional paper that triple science does.
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    (Original post by asadtamimi)
    OMG THESE PEOPLE ANNOY ME - WHY WONT U UNDERSTAND TRIPLE OR DOUBLE PHYSICS BOTH DO THE SAME DOUBLE EXAM!!!!
    Actually triple and double don't do the same exam
    The triple exam which I do and which the grade boundaries are of do a different paper to the double award candidates who do the same basic syllabus but different paper.
    Triple is out of 100 thus 1hr 30
    Double around 66 thus 1hr 10
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    (Original post by Les Mcqueen)
    Actually triple and double don't do the same exam
    The triple exam which I do and which the grade boundaries are of do a different paper to the double award candidates who do the same basic syllabus but different paper.
    Triple is out of 100 thus 1hr 30
    Double around 66 thus 1hr 10
    So are the triple science grade boundaries similar to those of double then?
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    (Original post by Piggy)
    So are the triple science grade boundaries similar to those of double then?
    No I believe that triple is slightly lower because it is a harder paper with more ambiguous questions such as:
    How would a doctor explain what the advantage and disadvantages of radioactive therapy is?
    I mean, do we say that they have to sit down on the bed hold their arm and in a soft voice explain to them they're going to die, oh and also, would they like to donate their organs?
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    If this is what they're expecting from us...then in a few years all exams would be the same.
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    and we definately don't want that!
 
 
 
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