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    In the chemistry paper 1 aqa igcse exam today I think I got an A but I was aiming for an A*. Do you think I can get an A* overall if I do good in paper 2? Does anyone know how they determine an overall grade because if you search for grade boundaries they are always for individual papers? Thanks
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    (Original post by swhiukdhkwhxk)
    In the chemistry paper 1 aqa igcse exam today I think I got an A but I was aiming for an A*. Do you think I can get an A* overall if I do good in paper 2? Does anyone know how they determine an overall grade because if you search for grade boundaries they are always for individual papers? Thanks
    http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects...02-W-SP-14.PDF

    You can find the spec there which shows you the weighting between units.

    I think each component is worth 25% so you can't just look at paper 1 and paper 2 but yes, if you got A*A*AA then you could get an A* depending on how it averages.
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    You could either get an A or A* so that's calm.


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    It really depends on the exact marks. If you have a really high A and a high A* you'll likely get an A*, but if you're just scraping boundaries it'll likely average down.

    Best of luck xxx
 
 
 
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