Edexcel GCSE Maths June 2019 - GRADE 9 STUDENTS! Watch

Poll: What do you think the boundary will be for a grade 9 this year? (EDEXCEL ONLY)
205 or above (9)
9.57%
203-204 (11)
11.7%
202 (Same as 2018) (7)
7.45%
198-201 (35)
37.23%
197 or lower (15)
15.96%
I don't care to be honest (17)
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My predicted boundaries:
9:198-200 (Last Year = 202)
8:165-169(Last Year = 170)
7:133-136(Last Year = 139)
6:105-108(Last Year = 109)
5:78-84 (I think at max 90) (Last Year = 79)
4:58-62 (I think at max 70) (Last Year = 50)
3:40-48 (I think at max 55)(Last Year = 35)

Anyone else agree? Had something similar in mind?
Cheers.
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(Original post by lollolokjob)
My predicted boundaries:
9:198-200 (Last Year = 202)
8:165-169(Last Year = 170)
7:133-136(Last Year = 139)
6:105-108(Last Year = 109)
5:78-84 (I think at max 90) (Last Year = 79)
4:58-62 (I think at max 70) (Last Year = 50)
3:40-48 (I think at max 55)(Last Year = 35)

Anyone else agree? Had something similar in mind?
Cheers.
Yes that’s what me and quite a lot of people were predicting. Hopefully these are roughly the correct boundaries
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After about December in year 10, the training teacher watching our class was told to teach us for the remainder of the year as practice... NEVER AGAIN. Oh my days those were the worst lessons of my life :lol:. Thank god I had my normal teacher back in year 11
Lucky you 😝
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(Original post by lollolokjob)
My predicted boundaries:
9:198-200 (Last Year = 202)
8:165-169(Last Year = 170)
7:133-136(Last Year = 139)
6:105-108(Last Year = 109)
5:78-84 (I think at max 90) (Last Year = 79)
4:58-62 (I think at max 70) (Last Year = 50)
3:40-48 (I think at max 55)(Last Year = 35)

Anyone else agree? Had something similar in mind?
Cheers.
These are very realistic, as they should drop but like 4/5 marks max.
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These are very realistic, as they should drop but like 4/5 marks max.
no i think the grade biundaries will be closer to 2017 boundries the grade 7 will be 129-131
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Anyone else having dreams/nightmares about results day? 😂😂
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no i think the grade biundaries will be closer to 2017 boundries the grade 7 will be 129-131
I think that November 2018 was harder than June 2019, so the boundary should fall between then and June 2018. Obviously the November cohort is less abled generally so it will be closer to June
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I think that November 2018 was harder than June 2019, so the boundary should fall between then and June 2018. Obviously the November cohort is less abled generally so it will be closer to June
my maths teachers had a meeting when all the exams were done and said that June 2018 paper 1 and 2 were relatively fine and paper 3 was extremely hard with the paper we've done people were struggling in the first paper found paper 2 fine and struggled even more in paper 3 our paper was nowhere near June 2018 ita going down possibly 9 -7 marks down
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my maths teachers had a meeting when all the exams were done and said that June 2018 paper 1 and 2 were relatively fine and paper 3 was extremely hard with the paper we've done people were struggling in the first paper found paper 2 fine and struggled even more in paper 3 our paper was nowhere near June 2018 ita going down possibly 9 -7 marks down
I agree. Grade boundaries are going to drop. They would have been fine if only paper 3 was bad, but people were also struggling with paper 1.
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my maths teachers had a meeting when all the exams were done and said that June 2018 paper 1 and 2 were relatively fine and paper 3 was extremely hard with the paper we've done people were struggling in the first paper found paper 2 fine and struggled even more in paper 3 our paper was nowhere near June 2018 ita going down possibly 9 -7 marks down
Paper 1 was harder than June 18. Paper 2 was simlar/easier. Paper 3 was one of the hardest papers yet in the spec. Because of that they'll drop, but not as much as people are expecting. The boundary will be lower than Jun18 and higher than Nov18, so I predict 199 for a 9 ish (sorry, I'm not very familiar with the other grade boundaries)
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I agree. Grade boundaries are going to drop. They would have been fine if only paper 3 was bad, but people were also struggling with paper 1.
thank you ! have you seen the jump between grade boundaries that examiners do honestly you would be shocked, they can go down by 15 marks sometimes ! i get that happened due to the exams being new and all but honestly
i think the grade 7 will go as low as 126 marks
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thank you ! have you seen the jump between grade boundaries that examiners do honestly you would be shocked, they can go down by 15 marks sometimes ! i get that happened due to the exams being new and all but honestly
i think the grade 7 will go as low as 126 marks
How many marks do you think you'll get vs what do you usually get in mocks?
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(Original post by jduxie4414)
Paper 1 was harder than June 18. Paper 2 was simlar/easier. Paper 3 was one of the hardest papers yet in the spec. Because of that they'll drop, but not as much as people are expecting. The boundary will be lower than Jun18 and higher than Nov18, so I predict 199 for a 9 ish (sorry, I'm not very familiar with the other grade boundaries)
june 2017-
grade 9-190
grade 8-157
grade 7-124

june 2018
grade 9-202
grade 8-170
grade 7-139

june 2019
grade 9-195
grade 8- 165
grade 7-126
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(Original post by jduxie4414)
How many marks do you think you'll get vs what do you usually get in mocks?
in class i was hitting the low 130s i was working at the start at a grade 6 but i knew i could push for a grade 7
in the actual exams with the help of maths teachers doing the unoffical markschemes
paper 1
48 max minium 45 marks
paper 2
46 max, minium 41 marks
paper 3
41 marks
hey thats my guess
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in class i was hitting the low 130s i was working at the start at a grade 6 but i knew i could push for a grade 7
in the actual exams with the help of maths teachers doing the unoffical markschemes
paper 1
48 max minium 45 marks
paper 2
46 max, minium 41 marks
paper 3
41 marks
hey thats my guess
I think you very well could get a 7 if the boundaries drop low enough. Good luck anyway
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(Original post by rehena12)
in class i was hitting the low 130s i was working at the start at a grade 6 but i knew i could push for a grade 7
in the actual exams with the help of maths teachers doing the unoffical markschemes
paper 1
48 max minium 45 marks
paper 2
46 max, minium 41 marks
paper 3
41 marks
hey thats my guess
127-135 marks that is definitely at least a 6 maybe even a 7 if the boundaries go low enough.
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127-135 marks that is definitely at least a 6 maybe even a 7 if the boundaries go low enough.
thanks !!
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I think you very well could get a 7 if the boundaries drop low enough. Good luck anyway
good luck to you to lets hope edexcel has pity on us i mean the grade boundaries have already been set so
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no i think the grade biundaries will be closer to 2017 boundries the grade 7 will be 129-131
Paper 1 and 2 was similar to last years difficulty, but paper 3 was the anomaly. That's why they should drop but like 4-5 max.
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I am stressed about results day. Hopefully not about maths but chemistry physics and English language. In the English exams, I don’t think my story was great and I do wonder about how I did on the literature questions. And had a bad head ache on paper 1 chemistry and paper 2 physics was crap. So I am extremely worried right now
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