What is a pass in GCSE 2014?
Overall, the A*-G pass rate has fallen, down from 98.8% in 2013 to 98.5% in 2014, making it the second year running that the rate has dropped. Anything from an A*- G grade means a GCSE pass but the grades that often get most attention are A*-C.
When did GCSE results 2014?
GCSE and CiDA/DiDA results day is 21 August.
Is a 6 in English GCSE good?
Grades B and C (or a 4 to 6) at GCSE are suggestive of Cs and Ds at A-level – which won’t be enough to get into some universities. The more competitive the university and course, the higher the number of high-achieving students with top GCSE marks applying.
Is 8 a good GCSE score?
As per the guide below, issued by the exams regulator Ofqual, the numerical system essentially boils down to the following: 9 = High A* grade. 8 = Lower A* or high A. 7 = Lower A grade.
Does English count as 2 GCSEs?
Most students will now be taking both GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature. These are two separate GCSE qualifications. GCSE English Language also has a Spoken Language component which will be graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction and does not count towards the 9-1 grade awarded for the exam components.
WHEN WAS A level results day 2014?
When is A level results day? Released to exam centres on the 13th of August. Released to students on the 14th of August.
WHEN WAS A level results day 2017?
17 August, 2017
Today’s (17 August, 2017) A level results show: The overall UK pass rate (A* to E) has remained stable since 2009, and is 97.9% for 2017.
Is a 7 good in GCSEs?
In general, a grade 7-9 is roughly equivalent to A-A* under the old system, while a grade 4 and above is roughly equivalent to a C and above. Fewer students will receive a grade 9 than would have received an A* under the old grading system.
Do GCSE grades matter for Oxford?
GCSEs. GCSEs will be taken in to account when we consider your application but they are just one aspect that we look at. Higher grades at GCSE can help to make your application more competitive, and successful applicants typically have a high proportion of 7,8 and 9 grades. However, we do look at GCSE grades in context …
What were the Key GCSE results of 2014?
We’ve broken down some of the key results of 2014 below. A*-C grades. Overall, the A*-G pass rate has fallen, down from 98.8% in 2013 to 98.5% in 2014, making it the second year running that the rate has dropped. Anything from an A*- G grade means a GCSE pass but the grades that often get most attention are A*-C.
What percentage of pupils achieve 5+ A*-C including English and Maths?
Pupils achieving 5+ A*-C including English and maths The headline attainment measure in 2015 is the percentage of pupils achieving 5+ A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and maths GCSEs 3 In 2015, 53.8% of pupils achieved this measure in all schools, and 57.1% in state-funded schools.
How did students fare in the A*-G exams in 2014?
The Joint Council for Qualifications provides a detailed breakdown of how students fared on their exams. We’ve broken down some of the key results of 2014 below. Overall, the A*-G pass rate has fallen, down from 98.8% in 2013 to 98.5% in 2014, making it the second year running that the rate has dropped.
What are the odds of achieving a* at GCSE English and Maths?
The odds ratios for English and maths attainment at GCSE increases at both higher and lower attainment thresholds, with the odds against achieving at least an A average being over four times as high for disadvantaged pupils as others, and over six times as high for achieving A* in both English and maths.