Can I still get an A* with an A in the ISA?

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    Stressing.

    Not quite sure how this works, but I got an A grade in my ISA (got 44/50). Is it possible (and how many marks to get for each paper?) to get an A* in the whole subject overall? (and how many marks to get for each paper? (Physics))

    And for Biology I got 42/50 in the ISA, can I still get an A*?

    My school don't want to do retakes
    Thanks in advance
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    Yes, it's possible. It really depends on the grade boundaries, which aren't decided until after the exams. Your overall Grade will be decided by a combination of all component marks.
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    (Original post by Gabzinc)
    Stressing.

    Not quite sure how this works, but I got an A grade in my ISA (got 44/50). Is it possible (and how many marks to get for each paper?) to get an A* in the whole subject overall? (and how many marks to get for each paper? (Physics))

    And for Biology I got 42/50 in the ISA, can I still get an A*?

    My school don't want to do retakes
    Thanks in advance
    Yeah its possible i got a low A grade in my ISA last year for chemistry (AQA) and i came out with an A*. You just have to get about 90+ ums marks on each paper to secure an A* overall.
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    I think 44/50 is actually an A*, check on aqa ums page; (44/50 is 90 ums) it shows the grade boundaries for the ISAs which haven't changed in years. I'm not sure if you are on AQA but it should be the same.
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    Hi, don't worry you can easily get an A* with an isa being an A. I think the grade boundaries for the isa are 45 or 46 out of 50 for an A* and 42 for an A so very well done for getting As in your isas. I just got mine back from my teacher and I know that it isn't consolidated but I got a 46 in one Isa and 44 in another
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    Thanks for the support guys, it's nice knowing I can still do it

    choc.chip.cookie oops, i meant 42 lol
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    Gabzinc have a look on the AQA website and find out the UMS needed for the A* in triple Science that would give you a better idea and could answer your question. #GoodLuck
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    It's possible if you get A* in all of your exams, also 44 is a high A (usually). I would recommend to try as much as you can to retake, or ask your teacher to remark them! It will leave you will so much less pressure.
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    (Original post by JTran38)
    Gabzinc have a look on the AQA website and find out the UMS needed for the A* in triple Science that would give you a better idea and could answer your question. #GoodLuck
    Just did it :P Looks like I can do it, but I'm going to need to get high 40's/low 50's in the exams

    thanks for the help!
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    (Original post by Gabzinc)
    Just did it :P Looks like I can do it, but I'm going to need to get high 40's/low 50's in the exams

    thanks for the help!
    NP at all
 
 
 
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