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    When you resit a GCSE exam what happens to the grade boundaries?

    Do they usually go up, down.. or stay the same?
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    They would probably be around the same, give or take a couple of marks
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    (Original post by Jay Caz)
    When you resit a GCSE exam what happens to the grade boundaries?

    Do they usually go up, down.. or stay the same?
    They kind of stay at the same level. Maybe decrease or increase by a mark or two.
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    (Original post by TheGoodPharaoh)
    They would probably be around the same, give or take a couple of marks
    I thought so myself, but the complications with this is that it's a new exam specification and layout; and the grade boundaries were extremely low..

    It was 107/160 for an A* 55/160 for a B and 29/160 for a C
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    (Original post by Jay Caz)
    I thought so myself, but the complications with this is that it's a new exam specification and layout; and the grade boundaries were extremely low..

    It was 107/180 for an A* 55/180 for a B and 29/180 for a C
    If your resitting the exam then I think that the grade boundaries would still be roughly the same even if it is a new spec. But you might want to ask whoever gave you the exam this question if you're still unsure
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    What exam do you end up doing? A new fresh exam or the same one you sat?
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    (Original post by estherfaf)
    What exam do you end up doing? A new fresh exam or the same one you sat?
    The new specification they have is for the original exam I did and got a B in and will be the same specification for the resit exam I do. There the same specification but my worry was based around the fact that new specifications usually get a lower grade boundaries as there are less past papers. So as this was a resit and the new specification has gone through once and is now going through a rest this worry kept with me as I fear that the grade boundaries might possibly bump up a fair amount. If the grade boundaries do keep at least close to their current standing I'm fairly confident I can achieve a high grade with good enough revision.
 
 
 

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