Turn on thread page Beta

how well is the whole of england doing in the new 9-1 maths edexcel? watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    I really need a 7 for maths to get into sixth form but my teacher said the grade boundaries depend on the whole nation. I got the highest grade in my year which is 164/240 and my teacher said it was a 7 but I'm not sure if i should believe her when the real grade boundaries are not out?
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    Hello davidpoku,

    Since it's the first year that anyone will be doing the 9-1 GCSEs, I'm almost certain that the grade boundaries will be particularly low this year. 164/240 is roughly 70%, which I believe would be a 7.

    In addition, the grade boundaries will be calculated, as stated by Ofqual, using a mix of criterion-referred testing, which is set grade boundaries that don't depend on the national average, and norm-referred testing, which does depend on the national average. It has been stated that grades 1, 4 and 7 will be calculated using a norm-referred approach, and the grades in between will be calculated using a criterion-referred approach.

    You should also consider that there is several months before your exam, so don't stress out too much.

    Hope this helps!



    ~ Coruscion
 
 
 
Poll
Do you think parents should charge rent?
Useful resources

Study tools

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Thinking about uni already?

Thinking about uni already?

See where you can apply with our uni match tool

Student chat

Ask a question

Chat to other GCSE students and get your study questions answered.

Creating

Make study resources

Create all the resources you need to get the grades.

Planner

Create your own Study Plan

Organise all your homework and exams so you never miss another deadline.

Resources by subject

From flashcards to mind maps; there's everything you need for all of your GCSE subjects.

Papers

Find past papers

100s of GCSE past papers for all your subjects at your fingertips.

Help out other students

Can you help? Study help unanswered threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.