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    I'm about to take my GCSEs in May, and i'm predicted 2A's, a B, and the rest A's. I think i could get more A*'s than that, is this aiming too high, or are predicted grades not that reliable?
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    I did better than my predicted. On gcses its easy to get better grades than expected through hard work imo.
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    Not really, my predicted grades changed constantly and were all wrong in the end anyway :p:
    If you work hard there's no reason why you can't push your As and Bs up to A*s
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    i was predicted 9 a*s and i got 2.
    no, they arent terribly accurate, obv it depends how much you work/ want to do well
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    A lot of teachers are cautious, because then if you get A*s, they can say "oh, X% of my students got higher than predicted". Predicted grades can go a couple of grades either way, there is no reason why hard work will not get you several A*s.
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    No, it totally depends on you and your attitude. I basically never did my homework, and never bothered with mock tests, which they based the predicted grades on. Obviously I revised much more for the actual thing, and did way better than was predicted of me.
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    It depends on how those predictions are arrived at, really.
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    (Original post by jfgwills5)
    I'm about to take my GCSEs in May, and i'm predicted 2A's, a B, and the rest A's. I think i could get more A*'s than that, is this aiming too high, or are predicted grades not that reliable?
    Predicted grades are not always reliable no. The predicted grades given by your teacher are usually slightly lower, atleast in my experience anyway. They assume you'll be working to that same level of improvement every week and end up with an A for instance, but if you work yout butt off you can sure achieve those grades.
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    I did worse than my predictions. All depends on how much you want to work.
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    Predicted A's at the start of the year - ended up with 1 A*, 5A's, 2B's and a double C. My predictions were dropping constantly throughout the year though.
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    Mine were more or less as predicted =)
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    I asked the same thing a while back if you want more feedback!

    The answers I got were mainly they are right or too low, though a few too high. I guess it all depends on the work you put in.

    Lets just say this: I hope mine are spot on!
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    I was predicted 7A*s, 3As, and got 5A*s, 5As. 2 of my A*s were from subjects where I was predicted an A though :p:
    To reiterate what others have said, it pretty much depends on your work ethic (both the prediction given and the actual result).
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    no mine are all wrong :P
    its a prediction not a foreseen truth...
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    i was predicted a few B's and the rest c's and d's.
    i got 3A*3A5B.
    so no, not always...
    but in my case, i was a lazy as hell, literally revised/crammed day before each exam so yeah, i don't think they're too accurate.
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    Was told by my old Maths teacher I would be lucky to get a B by the end of the year, got an A in Maths in the end.
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    My grades were exactly what I was predicted...
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    I did alot better than my predicted grades.
    Mainly because I didn't try that much in class and i work best under pressure anyway.
    Depends OP.
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    I was predicted an E for english and got a C.
    Predicted B for maths and got a C.
    Predicted B or C (can't remember) for science and got a E.
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