Can I get an A* in GCSE physics if I got a B in the coursework? Watch

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I got 39/48 in the coursework, one mark off an A, but I still want an A* overall. Do you think that I can get an A* overall if I get A*s in both exams(paper 1 and paper 2)?
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I got 39/48 in the coursework, one mark off an A, but I still want an A* overall. Do you think that I can get an A* overall if I get A*s in both exams(paper 1 and paper 2)?
Yes I think so
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What exam board?
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I got 39/48 in the coursework, one mark off an A, but I still want an A* overall. Do you think that I can get an A* overall if I get A*s in both exams(paper 1 and paper 2)?
I guess so:yes:
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I got 39/48 in the coursework, one mark off an A, but I still want an A* overall. Do you think that I can get an A* overall if I get A*s in both exams(paper 1 and paper 2)?
Yeah, i think you can definitely get an A* if you get it in both exams! xx
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Yes I think so
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Yeah, i think you can definitely get an A* if you get it in both exams! xx
Thanks a lot! xx
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I guess so:yes:
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Yeah definitely possible, i got 74 in my isa for chemistry and 93 93 100 in the papers and got an A* :-)
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Sorry, I don't know then...
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I got 39/48 in the coursework, one mark off an A, but I still want an A* overall. Do you think that I can get an A* overall if I get A*s in both exams(paper 1 and paper 2)?
Hi yes you can but it just means that the amount of marks you needed for an A* for your coursework you'll need to get that much marks extra on top of the required marks for an A* on the actual exam. So for an A depending on the grade boundaries in the exam you'll need an extra mark to make up for the lost mark in the course work and same for an A*. Just make sure you ace that exam!
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Hi yes you can but it just means that the amount of marks you needed for an A* for your coursework you'll need to get that much marks extra on top of the required marks for an A* on the actual exam. So for an A depending on the grade boundaries in the exam you'll need an extra mark to make up for the lost mark in the course work and same for an A*. Just make sure you ace that exam!
Thank you very much! So, just to make sure I understood, if, say, the mark scheme for this year says that you need 53/85 for an A* in the real exam, I would need to get 58 or more to get an A* overall, right? Because I was 5 marks off an A* in the coursework.
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Thank you
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Good luck!
Thank you, I'll need it!!!!
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Hi yes you can but it just means that the amount of marks you needed for an A* for your coursework you'll need to get that much marks extra on top of the required marks for an A* on the actual exam. So for an A depending on the grade boundaries in the exam you'll need an extra mark to make up for the lost mark in the course work and same for an A*. Just make sure you ace that exam!
Hello I got 35/50 on my ISA (biology) is it possible for me to get an A* too?
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Thank you very much! So, just to make sure I understood, if, say, the mark scheme for this year says that you need 53/85 for an A* in the real exam, I would need to get 58 or more to get an A* overall, right? Because I was 5 marks off an A* in the coursework.
Yes pretty much depending on UMS. Aim high and work really hard!

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Hello I got 35/50 on my ISA (biology) is it possible for me to get an A* too?
It depends on your ability. Remember the ISA is worth 25%, are you doing triple science?

I'll work it out for you if you want.
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Yes pretty much depending on UMS. Aim high and work really hard!



It depends on your ability. Remember the ISA is worth 25%, are you doing triple science?

I'll work it out for you if you want.
Hi yes thank you very much and I am doing triple science, I am really worried because my teacher said I can't retake
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Hi yes thank you very much and I am doing triple science, I am really worried because my teacher said I can't retake
I usually get A and A* but I just failed ISA
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I usually get A and A* but I just failed ISA
What marks in B1 , B2 and B3 do you usually get or approximately?

I can work out your approximate overall grade going off last years grade boundaries or the year before ...
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