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    Right,

    So my history teacher has to give me a predticed grade for government and politcs due to my politics teacher leaving the college. I now have a new politics teacher, but she doesnt know my capability.

    I feel that I can get an A.

    In the units for AS I got an A and a D which overall was a B.

    I'm going to be retaking the D and hopefully get an A overall.

    But to be still predicted a B is upsetting.

    Any advice guys?
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    To be predicted whatever grade you got at AS is very common, there's nothing wrong with doing it. Unless you were very close to getting an A (like within 1-2%) then predicting a B is perfectly fair, most people do worse at A2 than at AS anyway, and resits don't always result in you going up a grade.
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    If you wanted an A, you should have got an A. Why should you be predicted the same as people who didnt **** up? It kind of makes predictions pointless if everybody is given A's anyway.
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    A B prediction is more than fair if you got a B at AS. I don't know why kids think they deserve more.
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    Well... your current attainment is a B, so predicting you a B would seem perfectly reasonable.
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    Well, yeah - why should they predict you more than you've proven you can achieve? :confused:
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    B => B seems pretty likely, especially as all this teacher can go on is what you got last year. How do they know that you're not rubbish at exams/coursework (whichever was the D) and you won't do the same in the retake and the exam/coursework module this year?
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Well, yeah - why should they predict you more than you've proven you can achieve? :confused:
    i got a D in sociology and predicted a B.
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    I have been predicted the same as I got at AS for every subject. I know people who've been predicted two grades below. Tough **** I'm afraid.
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    (Original post by morecambebay)
    If you wanted an A, you should have got an A. Why should you be predicted the same as people who didnt **** up? It kind of makes predictions pointless if everybody is given A's anyway.
    my life counts on this predicted grade.

    i dont want to end up going south bank you know
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    (Original post by morecambebay)
    If you wanted an A, you should have got an A. Why should you be predicted the same as people who didnt **** up? It kind of makes predictions pointless if everybody is given A's anyway.
    my life counts on this predicted grade.

    i dont want to end up going south bank you know
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    (Original post by foreignersuite)
    i got a D in sociology and predicted a B.
    Some people would argue that's not a good practice, though.
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    (Original post by foreignersuite)
    Right,

    So my history teacher has to give me a predticed grade for government and politcs due to my politics teacher leaving the college. I now have a new politics teacher, but she doesnt know my capability.

    I feel that I can get an A.

    In the units for AS I got an A and a D which overall was a B.

    I'm going to be retaking the D and hopefully get an A overall.

    But to be still predicted a B is upsetting.

    Any advice guys?
    i was pretty much same situation for physics got ABC and was predicted a B, i just went to the teacher and said, i feel i underachieved at AS and without a doubt i will be working 10x harder for my A2 and i will be resitting one of my lowest marked exam now would i really be doing that if i wasnt aiming for an A job done
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    (Original post by foreignersuite)
    my life counts on this predicted grade.

    i dont want to end up going south bank you know
    Then you shouldn't have gotten a D.
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    If "you feel your potential is higher", why didn't you get an A last year? Coupled with the fact A2 is harder...seems perfectly fair. All these people who beg for an A just to get some offers, then don't get the A and go to clearing...waste o' time.
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    Initially I was going to say No it's absolutely bang out of order; until I read that you got a D in your second unit. And so now my opinion has changed a litttle and a B is quite reasonable. Just work extra hard to prove them-and us-all wrong mate and get that A.
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    (Original post by foreignersuite)
    Right,

    So my history teacher has to give me a predticed grade for government and politcs due to my politics teacher leaving the college. I now have a new politics teacher, but she doesnt know my capability.

    I feel that I can get an A.

    In the units for AS I got an A and a D which overall was a B.

    I'm going to be retaking the D and hopefully get an A overall.

    But to be still predicted a B is upsetting.

    Any advice guys?

    Statistically, your predicted grade is more likely to be too high rather than too low.
    "Just 45% of predicted grades are accurate - 47% are over-predictions and 9% under-predictions."UCAS survey
    If your grades are overpredicted you won't get into unis you apply to.
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    I got predicted DDD althougth my AS grades were CCC in bio chemistry and maths

    I asked my teacher if they coud change it answer was no :\
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    Tbh they are being perfectly reasonable- from my experience you are more likely to go down a grade at A2, even if the resit improves your AS grade. E.g. I retook one of my AS politics units, got my AS up to a B overall and still ended up wth a C at A2.
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    (Original post by Doubledog)
    If your grades are overpredicted you won't get into unis you apply to.
    That makes very little sense.
 
 
 
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