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Here you'll find information and links to support you in accessing and interpreting your results on GCSE and CiDA/DiDA results day.

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GCSE and CiDA/DiDA results day is 21 August

Schools and colleges that are expecting results for GCSE ICT, International GCSE ICT and CiDA/DiDA on 21 August may find the following information useful.

Part 1: Understanding your results

GCSE ICT

Unit 1 - Living in a Digital World: You can download the question paper, mark scheme and enhanced examiner report from GCSE ICT qualification.

Unit 2 - Using Digital Tools: Your Unit 2 controlled assessment moderator has written a report which provides you with general feedback on your marking and administration. Find information on step-by-step guidance to downloading your moderator's report.

On results day, you can download the grade boundaries for all GCSE ICT units. Grade boundaries indicate the minimum marks needed to achieve a certain grade and can be downloaded from the GCSE grade boundaries page.

UMS stands for Uniform Mark Scale. The UMS is used to convert candidates' component raw marks into uniform marks. This is done in order to standardise marks from year to year. You can use our UMS calculator to help you convert your marks and find more guidance on UMS and the awarding process.

CiDA/DiDA

For next generation CiDA Unit 1 - Developing Web Products, you can download the question paper, mark scheme and enhanced examiner report. You'll find them in the course materials for next generation CiDA.

If you are a school or college that has submitted CiDA/DiDA coursework for moderation this summer, your moderator has written a report which provides you with general feedback on your marking and administration. Find information on step-by-step guidance to downloading your moderator report.

On results day, you can download the grade boundaries for all DiDA units and levels. Grade boundaries indicate the minimum marks needed to achieve a certain grade and can be downloaded from DiDA grade boundaries.

International GCSE ICT

For International GCSE ICT paper 1 and paper 2, you can download the question paper, mark scheme and enhanced examiner report by navigating to the appropriate part of the document list on International GCSE ICT qualification.

On results day, you can download the grade boundaries for International GCSE ICT. Grade boundaries indicate the minimum marks needed to achieve a certain grade and can be downloaded from International GCSE grade boundaries.

Part 2: Enquiring about results

If you're concerned about learners' results, we offer a range of services to support you. Enquiries about results (EARs) are made via Edexcel Online and you can consult your exams officer for advice on the process if you wish. The range of EAR services available are listed below, along with deadlines for last applications.

Service Description Deadline Cost
EAR1 EAR Service 1 is only a clerical check to ensure that each question has been marked and all of the marks totalled correctly. The scripts will not be re-marked using this service.  We aim to complete the enquiry in 20 days. 20 September

£10.30
EAR2 EAR Service 2 is a review of the original marking by a senior examiner and includes a clerical check. We aim to complete the enquiry in 30 days. There will be no annotation in the body of the script. 20 September

£36.00
EAR3 EAR Service 3 is a review of the original moderation of internal assessment to ensure that any adjustments made by the moderator were fair and appropriate. We aim to complete the enquiry in 40 days. 20 September £154.50 minimum (up to five candidates) and £15.50 for each additional candidate.

You can read more about all the results services we offer on the EAR pages of our website.

Regards,

Gareth 

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