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1. Okay here's the equation.

A* = 8
A = 7
B = 6
C = 5
D = 4
E = 3
F = 2
G = 1
U = 0

Divide this number by the number of GCSEs you took.

E.g. for me it is;

8+8+8+8+8+8+8+8+7+7+6 = 84
84/11 = 7.6
2. lol does it realli matter?
3. this is useless! Getting one a* is better than 9a* and 1 a!
4. 8+8+8+8+8+8+8+8+8+7 = 79

79/10 = 7.9
5. (Original post by JamesW)
8+8+8+8+8+8+8+8+8+7 = 79

79/10 = 7.9
6. 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 + 7 = 95

95 / 12 = 7.916...
7. (8*8) + (2*7) = 78

78/10= 7.8
8. (Original post by JamesW)
8+8+8+8+8+8+8+8+8+7 = 79

79/10 = 7.9
Exactly. Person x got 100 a's and got 7, person y got one a* and got 8. Stupid system!
9. (Original post by Aimée123)
Exactly. Person x got 100 a's and got 7, person y got one a* and got 8. Stupid system!
The system does however, have its advantages.

It gives you an average of what you got.
10. i only did one GCSE this year and i got an A* that means my points so far is
8. looks like im the best so far
11. (Original post by samdavyson)
The system does however, have its advantages.

It gives you an average of what you got.
thats the system my college uses to predict grades.
most people have done between 9-12 GCSE's
12. (Original post by az1)
i only did one GCSE this year and i got an A* that means my points so far is
8. looks like im the best so far
Yeah. You should only really qualify for the system if you have done 8 or so.
13. really it should just be adding up the points and not dividing.
14. Yeah, that would work too.
15. bleh, the point of diving them all is to give the average so no student is disadvantaged. this really comes into play with exterior admissions, since most of a sixth forms students will be from that school and thus have probally done the same amount of gcses.
16. (Original post by vinz)
bleh, the point of diving them all is to give the average so no student is disadvantaged. this really comes into play with exterior admissions, since most of a sixth forms students will be from that school and thus have probally done the same amount of gcses.
yeh then the total points would be a good indicator

A*=6
A =5
B=4
C=3
D=2
E=1
17. I had to do this yesterday, I just remember that I got 65 and an average of 6.5 - in between an A and a B.
18. (Original post by chats)
yeh then the total points would be a good indicator

A*=6
A =5
B=4
C=3
D=2
E=1
but then say if you came to my sixth form with your 9 gcses, and i'd done 1 purely because thats the way it worked at our respective schools. your system above means if i A*'d my extra gcse over you, i'dhave 6 points more. très unfair ! so we must divide

WE MUST !!!!1
19. (Original post by vinz)
but then say if you came to my sixth form with your 9 gcses, and i'd done 1 purely because thats the way it worked at our respective schools. your system above means if i A*'d my extra gcse over you, i'dhave 6 points more. très unfair ! so we must divide

WE MUST !!!!1
WE MUST'NT!!!!

he/she have done one more GCSE then you, and this shows it!
20. (Original post by chats)
WE MUST'NT!!!!

he/she have done one more GCSE then you, and this shows it!
but say it's not her fault
ITS NOT THE POOR GIRLS FAULT HER SCHOOL SUX !!!!!!!!

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