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Official AS & A2 Results Day 2016

  • View Poll Results: What grades are you expecting on results day?
    A*A*A* (A2 only)
    192
    5.80%
    A*A*A (A2 only)
    169
    5.11%
    A*AA (A2 only)
    285
    8.61%
    AAA
    360
    10.88%
    AAB
    468
    14.14%
    ABB
    407
    12.30%
    BBB
    180
    5.44%
    BBC
    204
    6.16%
    BCC
    167
    5.05%
    CCC
    58
    1.75%
    CCD
    135
    4.08%
    A*AB (A2 only)
    161
    4.86%
    A*BB (A2 only)
    47
    1.42%
    ABC
    195
    5.89%
    ACC
    49
    1.48%
    Other
    233
    7.04%

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    (Original post by lawlieto)
    I'm trying to find a job in retail, but it's very hopeless without relevant experience Even Primark rejects me with automated emails haha...
    I play the piano and the guitar and well... PS4 and I study physics

    Could you lose weight afterwards?
    Bhs are closing but are looking for people. I gave them my cv and he gave me the job the same day. I have no retail experience..and the pay is better then most because it's £7.20 an hour when it should be 6.50 for under 21s. So I get £300 approx a week..


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    Bleh makes me feel sick constantly looking at the countdown :confused:

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    (Original post by Anonymous_18)
    Bhs are closing but are looking for people. I gave them my cv and he gave me the job the same day. I have no retail experience..and the pay is better then most because it's £7.20 an hour when it should be 6.50 for under 21s. So I get £300 approx a week..


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    There's a bhs and indeed they are closing
    But for how long can you work there if they're closing?
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    (Original post by Anonymous_18)
    Bhs are closing but are looking for people. I gave them my cv and he gave me the job the same day. I have no retail experience..and the pay is better then most because it's £7.20 an hour when it should be 6.50 for under 21s. So I get £300 approx a week..


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    If you work for BHS make sure to get on friendly terms with your line manager/supervisor and ask if you can ave their contact details for them to be a reference for other jobs. Getting a reference from an employer that has closed down is a pain so if you're on friendly terms and can put future employers in direct contact with an old line manager then you save yourself hassle
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    (Original post by PQ)
    If you work for BHS make sure to get on friendly terms with your line manager/supervisor and ask if you can ave their contact details for them to be a reference for other jobs. Getting a reference from an employer that has closed down is a pain so if you're on friendly terms and can put future employers in direct contact with an old line manager then you save yourself hassle
    There's nothing on BHS's website about careers (I just see page not found?)

    Shall I go to the store in person?
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    are all schools in UK have the results day on the same day then ?
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    (Original post by Mamad.)
    are all schools in UK have the results day on the same day then ?
    Yup, we all find out what we got on the same day and if you're in year 13 and have offers for uni, you find out if you've been accepted to uni too
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    (Original post by Mamad.)
    are all schools in UK have the results day on the same day then ?
    Sort of

    Most schools in England, Wales and NI offer A levels - those results all come in on the same day.
    Scottish schools offer Highers and Advanced Highers - those results come in about a week and a half before the A levels.
    Some schools offer BTECs in vocational subjects - those results come out throughout June and July
    And some schools offer IB which came out this week
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    Still unemployed
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    Are you AS or A2?
    A2

    AS grades
    AAAA

    A2 predictions
    My school have predicted me A*A*A*A* but after the exams I'm just really hoping for AAAA

    What subjects are you taking?
    Biology, Chemistry, Maths and English Literature (all CCEA)

    How are your exams going?
    They were a mixed bag...Chemistry A21 was awful as was C3 and C4, and English A21 was hard although S1 and Chemistry A23 went well enough.

    To which university are you hoping to go to?
    University of Edinburgh

    To study what?
    Chemistry

    How are you feeling about results day?
    I haven't given it much thought, but I think I've let myself down. At this stage though I just want to get into uni. (I need AAA).




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    Are you AS or A2?
    A2

    AS grades
    AAAA

    A2 predictions
    My predicted grades are A*A*A* but I'm just hoping for A*AA as that's what I need for my firm choice!

    What subjects are you taking?

    Biology (AQA) Chemistry (AQA), Maths (Edexcel)

    How are your exams going?
    All the Biology exams went very well imo although I don't want to jinx it! Chem4 and Chem6 were tough, but Chem5 was lovely. In Maths, C3 went REALLY well, C4 went pretty well, D1.... meh. (Pretty much the OPPOSITE of what I expected in Maths, as I thought C3 and C4 would be disastrous!)
    To which university are you hoping to go to?
    Durham University (College of St Hild and St Bede!)

    To study what?
    Chemistry

    How are you feeling about results day?
    Strongly mixed feelings but mainly just really scared! I think the majority of my exams went well but I don't know if I will get the grades I need considering how hard Chem 4 and D1 were... so I don't want to get my hopes up!
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    Does any one have any clue on what grade boundaries are going to be like this year?? most papers are still out of the same marks as last years but new spec papers have some differences in their structures, was wondering if anyone had an idea on what grade boundaries might be like considering that there are no ISA's this year which can really boost grades and that its first year of new specification
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    I just want results day done and over with, although I know there'll be tears from me!


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    Um basically I'm waiting for my AS results feel they went ok, studying maths physics chemistry and biology (dropping bio next year ) I'm hopefully going to do civil engineering at Sheffield so need at least AAA at A2. I have a general idea of what I'm ment to do after I get my results with UCAS, but could someone just run me through the procedure(I'm not applying to Oxbridge)
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    The exams went better than I thought they would, except for C3 (AQA), which was a nightmare and now I am certainly unable to apply for Oxford CompSci -- oh well.
    I did some potentially annoying things in my psychology exam, though. I wrote the completely wrong essay for one of the questions and, instead of crossing it out, said "ignore the above" and proceeded to write the correct essay... So I'm not sure if they'll actually award me anything for that.
    I was hoping for A*AA but I'm not particularly optimistic anymore.
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    http://anansicorner.blogspot.com/201...apply-for.html

    Advice to my Year 12 students on how to spend your summer
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    on the first page of this thread the AQA papers for Psychology are not on there?
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    Omg feeling nervous now
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    (Original post by Ordo)
    Omg feeling nervous now
    As if it's in 40 days

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    Is it me or does time seem to be going a lot faster this year as opposed to last year, for the run up to results day?
 
 
 
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