1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Hi Guest, welcome to the TES Community!

    Connect with like-minded education professionals and have your say on the issues that matter to you.

    Don't forget to look at the how to guide.

    Dismiss Notice

A' Level Progress

Discussion in 'Independent' started by swampyjo, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. swampyjo

    swampyjo New commenter

    Can anyone tell me how average point score at GCSE is worked out for students who have taken some GCSEs and some IGCSEs please? Does this positively or negatively affect progress scores for A' level?
    Many thanks.
  2. swampyjo

    swampyjo New commenter

  3. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

    iGCSEs are easier, and so bump up the A level predictions unreasonable, if that helps.

    The Key stage 5 predictions are based on average GCSE scores, so can be wildly unreasonable anyway.

    For example, student 1 with french mum. Not entered for maths, English or science, because they are not capable. entered for French. Score 7. This is their only GCSE grade, therefore ,average grade is 7, and key stage 5 predictions based on this.

    Student 2, does maths, English, science, etc scores 99,88,77,666, 55, - eleven GCSEs, average slightly below 7, lower Key stage 5 predictions

    completely stupid and meaningless, like most school statistics
    swampyjo likes this.

Share This Page