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1. (Original post by Chardonnay)
Well that makes no sense, because by that logic someone who got 241 scraping an A would be predicted a B, but someone who only just missed out on an A by getting, say 239, would be predicted an A.
lol :P
2. (Original post by pkchips)
lol :P
Beat me!
3. (Original post by Chardonnay)
Well that makes no sense, because by that logic someone who got 241 scraping an A would be predicted a B, but someone who only just missed out on an A by getting, say 239, would be predicted an A.
My school is different in predicting grades. I don't like it. I just have to believe what they do. I scraped a grade A at AS (83%), and I was predicted a grade B overall. I wanted to talk to the teacher about it, and they disagree with me getting an A overall at the end of A-level.
4. (Original post by trev)
My school is different in predicting grades. I don't like it. I just have to believe what they do.
Well if your school really operate that system, they're total retards because it makes no sense AT ALL.
5. (Original post by Chardonnay)
Well if your school really operate that system, they're total retards because it makes no sense AT ALL.
O well. It doesn't matter. I can prove them wrong about my predicted grade. I wanted to talk to the teacher about my predicted grade (I scrapped an A at AS (83%), and they disagree with me getting an A overall at the end of A-level, so I was predicted a grade B instead.
6. teachers dont like it when students drop a subject after AS. so threaten to quit if u dont get the predicted grade u want.
7. (Original post by trev)
O well. It doesn't matter. I can prove them wrong about my predicted grade. I wanted to talk to the teacher about my predicted grade (I scrapped an A at AS (83%), and they disagree with me getting an A overall at the end of A-level, so I was predicted a grade B instead.
Most people who only just scrape an A at AS will go down to a B at A2, since the work's harder. Without retakes, it's more than likely.
8. (Original post by Chardonnay)
Most people who only just scrape an A at AS will go down to a B at A2, since the work's harder. Without retakes, it's more than likely.
Yeah. I guess that's the reason for my school for predicting A/A2-level grades then when students just scrape a grade at AS.
9. (Original post by trev)
Yeah. I guess that's the reason for my school for predicting A/A2-level grades then when students just scrape a grade at AS.
I doesn't explain why they'd predict someone with a high B and A though.
10. it sounds to me like trev has seen some students get predicted As with B grades whilst he has been predicted a B with his A grade. The thing is, that probably isn't a policy of the school because it wouldn't make sense. What's more likely is that either the teacher who predicted trev a B grade was more "strict" (i.e. a ****) whilst the person who was predicted an A had a more generous teacher, or possibly trev didn't impress the teacher as much as the other student throughout the year, leading to trev being predicted less than the other B grade student.
11. (Original post by pkchips)
it sounds to me like trev has seen some students get predicted As with B grades whilst he has been predicted a B with his A grade. The thing is, that probably isn't a policy of the school because it wouldn't make sense. What's more likely is that either the teacher who predicted trev a B grade was more "strict" (i.e. a ****) whilst the person who was predicted an A had a more generous teacher, or possibly trev didn't impress the teacher as much as the other student throughout the year, leading to trev being predicted less than the other B grade student.
I agree with you on that. I didn't do well in the exam (AVCE course by the way), and got a D in my exam while the coursework is a high A grade. The exam dragged me down to a low A at AS overall. The units I chosen are handable, but to the teacher it's not, so I think he predicted me a grade B.

I'm fine with a predicted grade B. However, I know I could get a grade A overall at A2/A-level, as I have done well in the exam and the coursework this year. Going to prove that predicted grade wrong hopefully.
12. (Original post by kellywood_5)
That could be difficult at my school considering we were never given any

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