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KS2 and KS3 Level Threshold Tables

Discussion in 'Mathematics' started by TonyM19, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. TonyM19

    TonyM19 New commenter

    Can anybody point me in the right direction to find these online? I'm looking for previous years (2006 in particular). I've managed to find this years.
     
  2. TonyM19

    TonyM19 New commenter

    Can anybody point me in the right direction to find these online? I'm looking for previous years (2006 in particular). I've managed to find this years.
     
  3. maths126

    maths126 New commenter

  4. TonyM19

    TonyM19 New commenter

    Thanks

    The emaths ones stop at 2003 for KS2 and the naa ones are for this year.
     
  5. If I could be ***** it might be instructive to see how the grade boundaries have shifted over the years, but my gut feeling is that they have gradually dropped, a mark or two each year. Has anybody analysed them?

    I know that harder papers could equal lower boundaries, but I'll bet my odd socks (and I have a few choice ones) that the level 5 boundaries at KS3 are not as high as they were in, say, 2002.
     
  6. Scores to hit level 5 on each tier:

    Tier 2008 1998
    3-5 96 107
    4-6 54 63
    5-7 32 37
    6-8 33 39


    But they aren't dumbing down, are they?
     
  7. ****** - try again, Doc:

    Tier.....2008.....1998
    3-5.......96.......107
    4-6.......54.......63
    5-7.......32.......37
    6-8.......33.......39

    So, on the bottom two tiers, approxiamtely 1 mark per year. On the top two, approximately 0.5 marks per year.
     
  8. markuss

    markuss Occasional commenter

    So, why do NCT Papes keep getting harder? Accident or design?
     
  9. TonyM19

    TonyM19 New commenter

    Thanks everybody
     
  10. Dr Watson

    Tandy has already done this on the emaths link i posted on post 2 above!!
     
  11. Ah, well, I don't read most links due to excessive laziness...
     

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