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    I got an A in my English GCSE coursework which is worth 40% of the final grade; what is the minimum grade I can get on the exam to pass with a C? Thanks
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    (Original post by vp38)
    I got an A in my English GCSE coursework which is worth 40% of the final grade; what is the minimum grade I can get on the exam to pass with a C? Thanks
    To get a C overall you need roughly 87 marks. If you already have 65 or more, then you only need about 22 marks in your exam to get a C.

    However if you already got an A in your coursework I'm sure you'll be able to get really good marks in the exam, don't worry!

    (I got the grade boundaries from here: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/over/sta...-JUNE-2015.PDF - they're last year's ones).
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    Thank you Yes, I got 67 in my coursework, so I only need around 22 to get a C overall?
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    Pretty much! Although you do have to take into account the fact that the exam is worth more than the coursework (I kinda forgot about that earlier), so maybe a few marks more, but not much
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    I got a B in my English course work and how many marks do I need to get C for a foundation paper


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    (Original post by ovoreece)
    I got a B in my English course work and how many marks do I need to get C for a foundation paper


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    C in foundation is about 53 marks
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    Do you think 35 marks, which is a D, are enough?
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    (Original post by vp38)
    Do you think 35 marks, which is a D, are enough?
    If you've already got an A, then I would think that would definitely be enough to get a C, yeah
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    (Original post by examtime123)
    If you've already got an A, then I would think that would definitely be enough to get a C, yeah
    Thank you!
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    To get a C in foundation you need 53 marks and does these 53 marks include course work?


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    (Original post by ovoreece)
    To get a C in foundation you need 53 marks and does these 53 marks include course work?


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    No, you need 53 marks in the exam, in addition to at least 47 marks in your coursework to get a C overall
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    Help I got B in my course work but I didn't write my sectionB, don't think I've managed to get a C


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    (Original post by ovoreece)
    Help I got B in my course work but I didn't write my sectionB, don't think I've managed to get a C


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    The minimum you need for a B in coursework is 56, so let's say you got that. If you got full marks in section A that would give you 40 marks, so 96 overall. You need a bit over 87 to get a C so you MIGHT still be able to get a C if you got higher in your coursework (a B is between 56 and 65), if you did well in section A, or particularly if the grade boundaries go down a bit! I wouldn't worry about it too much; it's done now!
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    So, I thought I did well in the exam, BUT I wrote an article for question 6, not a letter :'(. How many marks do you think this will put me down? Will I automatically put into band 2?
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    (Original post by Billyalan)
    So, I thought I did well in the exam, BUT I wrote an article for question 6, not a letter :'(. How many marks do you think this will put me down? Will I automatically put into band 2?
    If you wrote it really well aside from that, then you'd probably only lose a couple of marks for not matching form...it shouldn't be too bad.
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    (Original post by examtime123)
    If you wrote it really well aside from that, then you'd probably only lose a couple of marks for not matching form...it shouldn't be too bad.
    Thanks! So it only effects the mark within a band- not the band itself
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    (Original post by Billyalan)
    Thanks! So it only effects the mark within a band- not the band itself
    I think so!
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    (Original post by examtime12i3)
    If you wrote it really well aside from that, then you'd probably only lose a couple of marks for not matching form...it shouldn't be too bad.
    Did it have to be a formal letter format?
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    If I got a D in this exam and a medium B in my CA, can I still get a C overall?
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    (Original post by MaddieEdgoose)
    Did it have to be a formal letter format?
    I believe so, but I don't think it matters to much (i.e. you won't lose many marks if it isn't).
 
 
 
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