A brief guide to the new GCSE grade boundaries | missdcox

There will be no UMS. These were for modular exams. Everything is now linear.
The DfE have published descriptors for 2/5/8, however they are mainly meaningless because:
It will depend exactly on your board for the actual criteria that will be used for your specification
Exam boards will not use these to allocate grades
Grade allocations are based on numbers of students NOT these descriptors.
What a 2/5/8 will change every year depending on the cohort and the teaching. As teachers get used to the new courses, they will get better at teaching them. This doesn’t mean more students will do…

Continue reading at:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s