The highest grade is 9, while 1 is the lowest, not including a U (no grade). According to Ofqual, the exam regulator, grade 7 is equivalent to an A. Grade 8 is considered a strong A and grade 9 an A*. If you're looking at the **math** base, it's worth noting that the available grades are 5 to 1, so the grade limits will differ from those of the higher-level paper.

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## Is a grade d in mathematics a pass?

Shahid Lakha1 minute 53, seconds readIt's a failing grade, so yeah, it's bad. Most employers want to see a pass in GCSE mathematics, the same for most universities.

## What is equivalent to math and english gcse?

Shahid Lakha2 minutes 15, seconds readLevel 2 functional skills, mathematics and English are considered to be the closest equivalents to GCSEs and are accepted by almost all universities and higher education providers as most employers. Level 2 functional skills in mathematics and English is equivalent to a GCSE of Level 4 or Grade C.

## What grade do you need to pass maths and english gcse?

Shahid Lakha2 minutes 42, seconds readStudents need a 4 for a standard pass and 5 for a strong pass. This means that a candidate who gets nine fourth-grade grades has technically passed all of his or her exams.

## Is edexcel or aqa harder maths?

Shahid Lakha2 minutes 55, seconds readGenerally speaking, AQA is considered to be the easiest of those two exam boards, so this should also be the case in Mathematics. My school uses Edexcel for GCSE mathematics and it's quite difficult, but when I see the work that friends from other schools do with AQA, the AQA material doesn't seem that difficult.