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    Do you need to be above a certain % to obtain the A*? Or is it similar to Maths, where you need 90+ average in C3 and C4 UMS?
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    (Original post by TheUnknownKnown)
    Do you need to be above a certain % to obtain the A*? Or is it similar to Maths, where you need 90+ average in C3 and C4 UMS?
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    With reforms, since the abolition of UMS. The council of senior examiners set the 'Raw Mark A* Threshold' post exams. Then everyone including and above this mark is awarded the A*.

    The threshold is likely to be equivalent to around 90% UMS in past years anyway so I wouldn't worry, just work very hard

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    Good lucky with Chem.
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    (Original post by AnonEcon)
    With reforms, since the abolition of UMS. The council of senior examiners set the 'Raw Mark A* Threshold' post exams. Then everyone including and above this mark is awarded the A*.

    The threshold is likely to be equivalent to around 90% UMS in past years anyway so I wouldn't worry, just work very hard

    Sources: Rang up OCR to ask the exact question
    Oh okay, does this also applies to AQA Chemistry?
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    Oh okay, does this also applies to AQA Chemistry?
    yep, it's the case for every reformed A Level from every exam board. Government regulations and all that
 
 
 
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