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    Could I get a C grade overall?

    Say if I got these marks could I get a C overall and can you predict what grade I could get according to the mark for each science?

    Biology - 27/60
    Chemistry - 30/60
    Physics - 17/60

    I got an A in the controlled assessment
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    what exam board and type of science award is this? Is it a double award?
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    (Original post by hillarykeyamo99)
    what exam board and type of science award is this? Is it a double award?
    Edexcel
    Higher paper
    I sat B1, P1 and C1
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    ah okay so core science? I did AQA gcse science myself so I'm not 100% sure on boundaries but I can try my best.

    I think it would be Cs in chemistry and biology and a D in Physics. With the A in your controlled assessment you should be able to get a C overall yes. However grade boundaries are decided each year based on the paper and how people perform in them generally so please take my suggestions with a pinch of salt!
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    (Original post by JackT2000)
    Could I get a C grade overall?

    Say if I got these marks could I get a C overall and can you predict what grade I could get according to the mark for each science?

    Biology - 27/60
    Chemistry - 30/60
    Physics - 17/60

    I got an A in the controlled assessment
    I believe I spoke to you in the last thread! Yes, you can get a C with those marks! (I'll confirm with Edexcel's UMS --> Raw converter, using last year's conversion, which may be slightly inaccurate, note.)

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    Using last year's boundaries, which may vary slightly from this year's, but they should remain around the same

    Biology - 27/60 --> 49/80 UMS: C
    Chemistry - 30/60 --> 48/80 UMS: C
    Physics - 17/60 --> 44/80 UMS: D
    CA: Assuming borderline [80%] --> 64/80 UMS: A

    Total: 205/320, which is overall a C!
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    (Original post by _gcx)
    I believe I spoke to you in the last thread! Yes, you can get a C with those marks! (I'll confirm with Edexcel's UMS --> Raw converter, using last year's conversion, which may be slightly inaccurate, note.)

    Edit:

    Using last year's boundaries, which may vary slightly from this year's, but they should remain around the same

    Biology - 27/60 --> 49/80 UMS: C
    Chemistry - 30/60 --> 48/80 UMS: C
    Physics - 17/60 --> 44/80 UMS: D
    CA: Assuming borderline [80%] --> 64/80 UMS: A

    Total: 205/320, which is overall a C!
    Is it a high overall c or just scraping the boundaries?
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    (Original post by JackT2000)
    Is it a high overall c or just scraping the boundaries?
    Low-mid C, because of that D in Physics.
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    (Original post by _gcx)
    Low-mid C, because of that D in Physics.
    Say if I got worse than a D in physics could I still get a C overall as I have my controlled assessment to back me up?
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    (Original post by JackT2000)
    Say if I got worse than a D in physics could I still get a C overall as I have my controlled assessment to back me up?
    As I said before, provided you get a grade in Physics (not a U), you should be safe. A U is normally in the single figures, so you should be fine.
 
 
 
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