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    I understand that to achieve an A* grade overall, we need to get an A grade overall as well as 90% + average UMS across LT3 and LT4 (coursework and exam).

    Now I've checked the UMS/grade boundaries - and to get the required 180/200 UMS average in A2 for the A* grade we can drop roughly 7.5 RAW MARKS. 20 UMS = 7.5 RAW MARKS?!

    I got 37/40 on the LT3 coursework (albeit yes, this has not been moderated), meaning I can drop around 5 marks in the exam to hit the A*... Dropping 5 marks in an 80-marker closed-book exam seems very harsh, no?

    Just in comparison, in my Edexcel History, I can still get full UMS in my exam even if I drop around 10 marks in a 70 mark exam paper?

    Can someone explain if I have misunderstood - this seems excessively difficult relative to other A Levels
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    I'm not sure about other WJEC subjects but for ICT, only ~1% get A*.
 
 
 
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