Home › Forums › Data issues › GCSE grading This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Spats 3 months, 1 week ago. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts r012943Participant Hello, One of our learners has completed a GCSE and the grade is recorded as ‘4M’ – does anyone know what the M might be referring to as I thought they were now just given a number between 9 and 1? Thank you January 10, 2019 at 3:34 pm #327321 mel_aspinallParticipant I thought it was Merit. Some of the GCSE’s do have the numbering system but also have merit, distinction or pass – especially the English GCSE’s due to the different modules/elements that make up the qual January 10, 2019 at 3:41 pm #327327 SpatsParticipant Apparently, the letter is the grade (Pass/Merit/Distinction) for the speaking & listening element alone. January 11, 2019 at 9:04 am #327635 Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.