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Edexcel GCSE maths boundaries watch

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    So is it true that the boundaries for this year's Edexcel Maths(GCSE) will be a lot higher than last year??? Apparently, there was a scandal about it last year, cause too many people got A*s(20% instead of the usual 12%), so...the calculator paper will be easier...but...the boundary for an A, for instance, will be around 70-75%, instead of last year's 58%....and the -usual- 62%....hmmm, is this true? Will an A be around 70-75% now? But an A* isn't going to be higher than 80%, right?! :eek:
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    Aren't grade boundaries worked out by how the candidates perform?

    Wasn't a C last year like 30% or something?
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    hmmm, yeah...but they're trying to limit the number of A*s that people get this year....I don't know...
    that's why im asking...my friend found this info. somewhere... :confused:
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    stingy...just because everyone's just so good at maths...
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    yeah<sighs>
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    but....it won't be more difficult to get an A*, it'll only be harder to get a C, B, A...
 
 
 
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