# Yes again! GCSE Maths grade boundaries!Watch

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Thread starter 8 years ago
#1
I posted previously asking whether i seriously needed only 66/100 for an A in GCSE Maths Higher Tier.

http://www.edexcel.com/iwantto/I%20w...Boundaries.pdf

Those are the latest grade boundaries. However. Somebody told me those are the grade boundaries after the grades i get on my papers are converted into UMS.

Could somebody just give it to me straight and tell me what I need on every paper to achieve an A?
ALL papers are out of 100 marks.

Thanks in advance!
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8 years ago
#2
(Original post by Kya)
I posted previously asking whether i seriously needed only 66/100 for an A in GCSE Maths Higher Tier.

http://www.edexcel.com/iwantto/I%20w...Boundaries.pdf

Those are the latest grade boundaries. However. Somebody told me those are the grade boundaries after the grades i get on my papers are converted into UMS.

Could somebody just give it to me straight and tell me what I need on every paper to achieve an A?
ALL papers are out of 100 marks.

Thanks in advance!
80 % Give or take 1 or 2.
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Thread starter 8 years ago
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(Original post by jj1234567890123)
80 % Give or take 1 or 2.
Could you explain how you came to 80% from 66%?
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Thread starter 8 years ago
#4
(Original post by Syzygyian)
Approx. 66%? Common sense?
Well. Like I said, some person told me its UMS or something... and I have no idea how it varies etc.
And the person above you wrote 80%... so...
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8 years ago
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(Original post by Kya)
Could you explain how you came to 80% from 66%?
Wait i didn't look at that link. I just assumed for most standard tests its around 90% A*, 80% A, 70% B, and so forth. Butt 66% is a ******* joke.
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Thread starter 8 years ago
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(Original post by jj1234567890123)
Wait i didn't look at that link. I just assumed for most standard tests its around 90% A*, 80% A, 70% B, and so forth. Butt 66% is a ******* joke.
Well it's the higher tier paper.
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8 years ago
#7
(Original post by Kya)
Well it's the higher tier paper.
And? An A at A level is always near enough 80 %.
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Thread starter 8 years ago
#8
(Original post by jj1234567890123)
And? An A at A level is always near enough 80 %.
It's also around the 70 mark for Cambridge as well.
http://www.xtremepapers.net/CIE/Camb...580_w09_gt.pdf
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8 years ago
#9
i know this is maybe irrelevant, but in November, on AQA, you only needed 75% out of 200 to get an A*!! So it goes to show the boundaries can fluctuate hugely!
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8 years ago
#10
actaully is around 80% to get an A*, a 65% for an A, 50% for a B and 35% to pass. these may vary
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8 years ago
#11
(Original post by Kya)
I posted previously asking whether i seriously needed only 66/100 for an A in GCSE Maths Higher Tier.

http://www.edexcel.com/iwantto/I%20w...Boundaries.pdf

Those are the latest grade boundaries. However. Somebody told me those are the grade boundaries after the grades i get on my papers are converted into UMS.

Could somebody just give it to me straight and tell me what I need on every paper to achieve an A?
ALL papers are out of 100 marks.

Thanks in advance!
That link is to the IGCSE boundaries, which are different

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...5#post23192505
This thread was made by a very intelligent maths teacher who posted the boundaries;
(Out of 200 aka both calc + non calc paper)

the Higher paper:

A* 174
A 141
B 103
C 66
D 39
E 25

and for the Foundation:

C 156
D 128
E 101
F 74
G 47

So that's 174/200 for A* which is 87% and 141/200 for A which is a shocking 70.5%!
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8 years ago
#12
What about the normal GCSE maths not IGCSE?
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Thread starter 8 years ago
#13
(Original post by jbeach09)
That link is to the IGCSE boundaries, which are different

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...5#post23192505
This thread was made by a very intelligent maths teacher who posted the boundaries;
(Out of 200 aka both calc + non calc paper)

the Higher paper:

A* 174
A 141
B 103
C 66
D 39
E 25

and for the Foundation:

C 156
D 128
E 101
F 74
G 47

So that's 174/200 for A* which is 87% and 141/200 for A which is a shocking 70.5%!
I am doing Edexcel IGCSE Higher But the grade boundaries are most probably roughly in the same areas anyways. So you said that one was 70%, whilst the IGCSE one was 66% so yeah
I lol'd at the 66/200 for a C xD!
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4 years ago
#14
i got 66% in my GCSE and got a B2
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4 years ago
#15
66 * 2 = 132
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4 years ago
#16
This is quite an old thread, so I'm closing it.
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