There were weaker results in history, maths and geography than last year, but the picture was complicated by changing patterns of entries and some substantial increases in numbers taking the tests as it means the science subject now accounts for 38% of the total papers sat, up from 27% last year. Grade 4 in english or mathematics represents a standard pass / grade 5 represents a strong pass english baccalaureate figure represents 33% of total cohort pupils were free to follow these qualifications in 2015-17 if they chose for further information please access the dfe performance tables website.
I study english and journalism so it was mostly just coursework, i passed all my exams- just failed on the coursework side on the to get that you need apply some rules, for example you need to achieve at least 90-100 credits + have an overall between 35 40% in the total marks module if you pass the.
The new gcses focus on end of course exams rather than coursework historically girls have done better when it comes to top marks in english and boys have done better in maths last thursday as the a-level results were released, it emerged that the gender gap was starting to close between boys and.
Extended tasks for gcse mathematics : authors this book is one of a series forming a support package for gcse coursework in mathematics it has been developed as part of a joint project by the shell centre for mathematical education and the midland examining group the books were written by steve maddern and. These taxing questions will show whether you are a mathematical whiz or a total dunce.