Donate and support our work. Narrow grade widths provide particular challenges during awarding. Your donations keep this site and others like it running Donate now. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened. As in summer, CIE provided us with the evidence they were using and we discussed this with them.
Historically, the grade widths on this paper have been narrow but they were narrower by one mark in than in the previous year. Write about this on Medium. Any dissemination or copying of this email or attachments is strictly prohibited unless you are the intended recipient or are responsible for delivering the message to the intended recipient. They make grading decisions more difficult, as a change of just one mark can affect a significant proportion of students. In , nearly , students took , compared to 17, taking In response to those concerns, in October Ofqual reviewed the available technical evidence provided by CIE in July. Awarding is more difficult when cohorts change significantly.
CIE concluded that the grading was carried out appropriately, although they anticipate making some further refinements courseork their awarding this summer, as is standard practice for exam boards. Write to your politician. Cousrework were aware that on one paper Paper 2 there were only four marks between grades C and A.
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Again, we were content that their grading decisions were appropriate. Reviews of summer awarding Following the issue of results, concerns were expressed by schools that were unhappy with their results. We concluded there was no case to re-open the award.
Both use the same assessments, students take the same papers and they have the same grade boundaries. Summer awarding Awarding is more difficult when cohorts change significantly. The request was successful.
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Dedicated to Chris Lightfoot. CIE told us that they intended to tighten their grade coursewoork at C and, to a lesser extent, at A. Ofqual monitored the awarding of the elements of this specification in summer and reviewed the awards in autumn in the light of concerns expressed by some schools.
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Try opening the logs 052 a new window. Summer As is normal practice, we have already turned our attention to the summer grading. CIE did tighten their outcomes at C and, to a lesser extent, at A. CIE continued to tighten the standard at grade C.
As in summer, CIE provided us with the evidence they were using and we discussed this with them. Narrow grade widths provide particular challenges during awarding.
Tom Scoville, 10 February The information contained in this email may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act and unless legally exempt from disclosure, the confidentiality of this email and your reply cannot be guaranteed. Write about this on Medium. UK entries for are far higher than for because only is approved by the Department for Education for use in maintained schools. Historically, the grade widths on this paper have been narrow but they were narrower by one mark in than in the previous year.
In November approximately 40, UK students enteredmost of whom achieved a D in summer For example on Paper 3 there were 10 marks between the boundary marks for A and C and on the coursework component there were 12 marks between A and C. As is normal practice, we have already turned our attention to the summer grading.
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