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Petition to lower gcse maths edexcel grade boundaries 2016 Watch

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    Ok never mind,
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    They move anyway to give certain proportions of candidates each grade. You're a retard if you think a petition will do anything meaningful
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    (Original post by Sumayyah K)
    http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/l...s-edexcel-2016

    Press the link and sign please to help petition to lower the grade boundaries if you found the paper hard. Thanks!
    Don't waste your time - grade boundaries aren't even set yet!
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    Why would they lower the grade boundaries because of this? They decide the grade boundaries on the percentage of students that get a certain mark. For example, the top 10% get A*
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    No. Seriously stop this now. You can just start up petitions because YOU found the exam hard. There will always be a range of different views on any exam. Last year it was plausible, but not this time. The exam was do-able
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    The grade boundaries will reflect the difficulty of the paper. The same proportion of people will achieve a grade A as any other paper.

    Making a petition is pointless and they are always ignored.
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    (Original post by an_atheist)
    They move anyway to give certain proportions of candidates each grade. You're a retard if you think a petition will do anything meaningful
    so they aren't allowed/very unlikely to give, say, 45% of candidates A*-A grades even if they are worthy? Never known if this was just a myth or if they are really only allowed to give out a certain number of grades so mark some papers harshly.
    Wait, but aren't they more likely to give out more A*-A grades if they want to make it seem like our country is doing better academically
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    I looked at the paper and it was easier then last year. If everyone found an exam easy it isn't doing its job.


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    (Original post by fishandrice)
    No. Seriously stop this now. You can just start up petitions because YOU found the exam hard. There will always be a range of different views on any exam. Last year it was plausible, but not this time. The exam was do-able
    Last year it wasn't plausible, everything was within syllabus.


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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Last year it wasn't plausible, everything was within syllabus.


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    Comparing it to the past papers students had revised from, some questions were a little bit unexpected, although I don't think it was too bad (or worthy of the label "A-level maths questions")
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    (Original post by fishandrice)
    Comparing it to the past papers students had revised from, some questions were a little bit unexpected, although I don't think it was too bad (or worthy of the label "A-level maths questions"
    I don't know if i'm crazy or what but i found i absolutely fine! Apart from that probability question but then i always find that difficult so...
 
 
 
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