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    Do you think I should Resit gcse English language as the exams officer spoke to me and said I should as I got an a (56) in the exam but she says they could change the grade boundaries and that could go down to an e!
    She also said that if the summer exam is easier the boundaries will be the same for both exams- is this true??

    I got 79/80 in the coursework (a*- 119 ums),
    44/45 in speaking and listening (a* -60 ums)
    56 in exam (A - 98ums on last years boundaries).

    this adds up to 277 ums- so do you think they will change the boundaries a lot or will I still get an a*? Should I Resit?
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    Ill advice you to resit. AQA is just too unpredictable
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    I thought the grade boundaries would go down as so many people did bad in this exam?
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    (Original post by ellipsis...)
    Do you think I should Resit gcse English language as the exams officer spoke to me and said I should as I got an a (56) in the exam but she says they could change the grade boundaries and that could go down to an e!
    She also said that if the summer exam is easier the boundaries will be the same for both exams- is this true??

    I got 79/80 in the coursework (a*- 119 ums),
    44/45 in speaking and listening (a* -60 ums)
    56 in exam (A - 98ums on last years boundaries).

    this adds up to 277 ums- so do you think they will change the boundaries a lot or will I still get an a*? Should I Resit?
    nothing wll happen... if this is everything from last year e.g. the C/A..it will stay the same thus you already have an A* well done

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    Leave it. If its meant to be its meant to be. Either way its an A/A* which is pretty good. Tell your teacher to
    stop speaking with such dumbfoundment as an 'A' grade exam performance based on last year will in no way be changed to an 'E' grade performance this year. It's a GCSE at the end of the day not an A Level which is more significant to Universities.

    To the earlier post, I doubt that AQA are a pretty solid exam board in comparison to OCR (an exam board that makes a mistake year on year without learning) but Edexcel own AQA in the food chain.

    Edexcel>AQA>OCR>WJEC>CCEA.
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    (Original post by ryanb97)
    nothing wll happen... if this is everything from last year e.g. the C/A..it will stay the same thus you already have an A* well done

    ryan
    No my controlled assessments only got submitted this summer so that ums is only based on last years boundaries.
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    (Original post by ellipsis...)
    No my controlled assessments only got submitted this summer so that ums is only based on last years boundaries.
    i would say take the exam again then.... your best mark goes forward - so you wont lose out on anything
    im doing it - got an A last year
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    I really don't think the boundaries are going to change from last year! Don't think they'd move them up because of the fuss there was last year but I don't think they'd move them down either as that would be like admitting that they were wrong to move them up in the first place!


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