Grade Boundaries

IB Visual Arts: Grade Boundaries

What do those numbers on the assessment criteria charts add up to in actual 1-7 grades? Grade boundaries are the cut off points established for each mark band, ie points needed to reach a 7, and can vary slightly from year to year. The boundaries for each component at higher and standard level are set during the grade award meetings for each examination session. The grade boundaries established during the May 2016 marking...


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Comments 6

Pablo Oliveros 4 April 2017 - 00:07

Hello Heather,
Is the predicted grade inclusive of all assessments or just he internal assessment?

Heather McReynolds 5 April 2017 - 19:37

predicted grade is holistic ( all inclusive) IA is only exhibition

Sarah Johnson 16 August 2017 - 06:25

Hi, do you have the May 2017 session boundaries?

Heather McReynolds 19 August 2017 - 12:30

Not yet sarah, I will publish when they are made available... probably not too dissimilar to last years

Chek Leung 3 September 2017 - 03:55

Hello Heather, do you know anything about the raw marks and moderates mark in the Exhibition assessment section?

Heather McReynolds 24 September 2017 - 10:59

Further clarification: The Raw Mark is the mark out of 30 that you gave the candidate for the exhibition component, whereas the Moderated Mark is the mark that the moderator awarded out of 30 for the work submitted in your school's moderation sample- the effect of this moderation was then applied across the rest of the ( unsampled) candidates.
The scaled mark is when the moderated mark is converted to a mark out of 40, which is the weighting of the exhibition component: x/30 x 40


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