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    From my understanding, the ISAs are worth 50 raw marks!

    In the test, there's 15 marks for section A and 15 marks for section B.

    And there's 8 marks for the table where the student records their results.

    So that's 38. Where are the other 12 marks from?

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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    From my understanding, the ISAs are worth 50 raw marks!

    In the test, there's 15 marks for section A and 15 marks for section B.

    And there's 8 marks for the table where the student records their results.

    So that's 38. Where are the other 12 marks from?

    Compost - Do you by any chance know? Thank you!
    Which route are you taking - the ISA route or the EMPA route (where there is a formal exam at the end)?

    I suspect they scale is up from the initial raw total to a raw total of 50 before converting to UMS. I also think you'll find it isn't always as 15:15 split on Sections A and B.
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    Which route are you taking - the ISA route or the EMPA route (where there is a formal exam at the end)?

    I suspect they scale is up from the initial raw total to a raw total of 50 before converting to UMS. I also think you'll find it isn't always as 15:15 split on Sections A and B.
    I'm taking an ISA!

    On the AQA Spec website it says:

    CHM6T, Centre Marked Route T (50 raw marks/60 UMS)
    Practical Skills Assessment (PSA – 12 raw marks)
    Investigative Skills Assignment (ISA – 38 raw marks)

    What is the PSA? Which adds up to the total 50 marks I guess.
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    (Original post by High Stakes)
    What is the PSA? .
    Candidates are assessed throughout the course on practical skills, using a scale from 0 to 12. The mark submitted for practical skills should be judged by the teacher.
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    Candidates are assessed throughout the course onpractical skills, using a scale from 0 to 12. The marksubmitted for practical skills should be judged by theteacher.
    Oh I see! Thank you!! That's put my mind to ease.
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    Oh I see! Thank you!! That's put my mind to ease.
    I lifted that straight from the Chemistry specification but I am fairly certain it applies to all 3 Sciences.
 
 
 
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