Quick Answer: Do Universities Check Your Grades?

What is a 6 in GCSE?

Grade 7 is the equivalent of a grade A.

Grade 6 is the equivalent of just above a grade B.

Grade 5 is the equivalent of in between grades B and C.

Grade 4 is the equivalent of a grade C..

What is a 5 in Old GCSE?

Equivalent GCSE grades Grade 5 is a ‘strong pass’ and equivalent to a high C and low B on the old grading system. Grade 4 remains the level that students must achieve without needing to resit English and Maths post-16.

Can I lie about my grades on UCAS?

Can we lie about our grades on UCAS? No. … UCAS has a verification team, and most schools and colleges check their students’ applications before they’re sent. Plus, most universities will ask you to bring your certificates to enrolment, and if there are discrepancies, they may refuse to enrol you.

Is 3 a fail in GCSE?

– Grades 6, 5 and 4: Higher standard pass. Equivalent to B and C grades. … Equivalent to C grade. – Grade 3: D grade.

Is Grade 3 GCSE a pass?

GCSE grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) – Certificate and qualification awarded. At GCSE, considered a ‘good pass’, and awards a qualification at Level 2 of the RQF. GCSE grades 3 to 1 (D to G) – Certificate and qualification awarded. At GCSE, awards a qualification at Level 1 of the RQF.

Can I still go to university with bad grades?

Don’t despair yet! There’s still a chance a university will accept you with lower grades if you narrowly missed the mark (though trying your luck with three Cs when your offer was ABB probably won’t work). There can be a disparity between what a university asks for and what it will accept.

What date are A level results 2020?

13 August 2020The A-level results day for 2020 is Thursday 13 August 2020.

Is a Grade 7 GOOD?

However, a 4 is being classified as a standard pass, which can be broadly compared to a grade C, while a 5 is a strong pass. Grades 9-7 are roughly equivalent to the old top grades of A* and A.

What is Grade 8 in the UK?

In the United Kingdom: In the English and Welsh school systems, eighth grade is equivalent to Year 9 (Form 3). These children are aged 13–14.

Can I go into clearing if I have an offer?

From 6 July – 20 October, you can apply for a course using Clearing if you’re not already holding an offer from a university or college, and the course still has places. You can use Clearing if: you’re applying after 30 June. you didn’t receive any offers (or none you wanted to accept)

What’s a 9 in GCSE?

The highest grade is 9, while 1 is the lowest, not including a U (ungraded). Three number grades – 9, 8 and 7 – correspond to the old-style top grades of A* and A – this is designed to give more differentiation at the top end.

Is 6 a good GCSE grade?

Grade 6 indicates a good level of achievement and will help support progression into higher education and future employment.

Do universities know your results before you?

But what about the universities you are vying to get into? They usually receive your results a few days before you do so that your UCAS Track page can be updated first thing on August 15. This will usually appear from 8am so don’t be checking from midnight on the day hoping to get an early peak.

Do universities check your GCSE grades?

Some universities will only look at your A-level grades and your application before they consider accepting you. But at more competitive universities, they will look at your GCSE results to see how consistent your academic career has been.