College students are receiving GCSE outcomes on Thursday, having sat exams for the primary time in two years because of the pandemic.
Grading is totally different in England, in contrast with Northern Eire and Wales.
In England, conventional A* to G grades had been changed lately with a 9 to 1 system, with 9 being the very best mark.
Typically, a grade 7-9 is roughly equal to A-A*, whereas a grade 4 and above is roughly equal to a C and above.
Conventional A*-G grades are nonetheless utilized in Northern Eire and Wales.
Just like the sample with A-level outcomes, revealed final week, it’s anticipated that outcomes will drop under final yr, however stay above these from 2019.
This yr, exams had been graded extra generously in a bid to supply a security web for college kids within the transfer again in the direction of pre-pandemic preparations.