These are the all important GCSE Grade Boundaries all Sheffield students must knowÂ

Sheffield teenagers are picking up their GCSE results this morning in the biggest shake-up of exams in England for a generation.Â

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 23 August, 2018, 09:14
Handsworth Grange year 11 students

Under sweeping GCSE reforms in England, traditional A* to G grades have been replaced with a 9 to 1 system, with 9 the highest mark.

In general, a grade 7-9 is roughly equivalent to A-A* under the old system, while a grade 4 and above is roughly equivalent to a C and above.

Here are the grade boundaries for some of the main subjects in the higher tier papers this year.

Under exam board Edexcel (subject, grade 4 score, grade 7 score):

- Mathematics, 20.8%, 57.9%

- Biology, 26.5%, 56.9%

- Chemistry, 26%, 56%

- English language, 46.9%, 69.4%

- English literature, 41.9%, 68%

- Physics, 25.5%, 57.5%

- French, 33.2%, 57.1%

- German, 28.9%, 55.7%

- Spanish, 30.7%, 57.1%

Under exam board OCR (subject, grade 4 score, grade 7 score)

- English language, 41.9%, 65.6%

- English literature, 34.4%, 68.8%

- Mathematics, 20%, 54.6%

- Physics A (Gateway), 35%, 61.1%

- Physics B (Twenty First Century), 26.6%, 50%

- Religious studies, 38.5%, 61.9%