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    (Original post by TrueDAN)
    Chill Everyone, well almost everyone, will get a few bad grades at some point -
    this is my first time too, I got ACC. Take it as a learning curve and make it make you motivated to smash A2. You can easily make up for it, evaluate where you went
    wrong, work hard and do not give up!
    Thank you for your kind words but I can't help but get worried over whether my grades (BBCD) will get me an interview. Also how can I answer as to why I attained such low grades if they ask? This is a wake up call tbh for me.
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    (Original post by Dynamic_Vicz)
    Ah damn tried to give you a rep but the system wouldn't allow me. Maths :badger:
    Haha ty mate likewise And yeah I think I will more than likely just do maths. Best of luck with your A2s!!
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    I did! I'm excluding biology because I'm dropping it lol.

    So 7 units for me.
    Lolz. So, you are doing Maths, History, G&P at A2?
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    (Original post by TrueDAN)
    Haha ty mate likewise And yeah I think I will more than likely just do maths. Best of luck with your A2s!!
    I wish the same to you TrueDAN
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    (Original post by Chittesh14)
    Lolz. So, you are doing Maths, History, G&P at A2?
    Yep!

    Hope it goes well haha!
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Yep!

    Hope it goes well haha!
    It should do considering you put the effort into revision, so I'm sure it will. I'd say you've actually done quite well lol so far, the only challenge might be Maths but it won't be hard to overcome because there is tons of help including teachers - the main help!!
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    (Original post by Chittesh14)
    It should do considering you put the effort into revision, so I'm sure it will. I'd say you've actually done quite well lol so far, the only challenge might be Maths but it won't be hard to overcome because there is tons of help including teachers - the main help!!
    True. I'm just a little anxious about getting 180 in my A2 core modules.

    At AS I got 178/200, if that happens again I'd be 2 UMS OFF AN A*!!!
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    True. I'm just a little anxious about getting 180 in my A2 core modules.

    At AS I got 178/200, if that happens again I'd be 2 UMS OFF AN A*!!!
    Keeping in mind A2 is much much harder. But remember, most people get higher after they work hard in C3 and C4. Tbh, I just think the workload will force you to go insane and work way harder than usual. This extra hard work will pay off and you'll get an A* hopefully. Tbh, even if you get an A - you shouldn't be disappointed. I would be slightly if I did but that's because if I'd get an A in A-level Maths, it's almost a guaranteed A/B in Further Maths lol which ruins every chance for a decent university for a Maths degree.
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    (Original post by GabbytheGreek_48)
    Yes I do aqa the A* is the same for them I chalked online it's in the spec

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    Ok thank you very much
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    How is an A* achieved in new spec paper without ums?
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    (Original post by Bigpaddy27)
    How is an A* achieved in new spec paper without ums?
    Talking about maths which has not changed but I think they will set an amount of raw marks needed for the A* like an A* grade boundary for the papers overall

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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    I feel your pain.Yes it is relevant; but if you take English Literature for example, the text list is different, meaning for what is meant to be the equivalent unit, you need to study more texts for the A Level in addition to the AS. The exam format is also changed. But fundamentally, you will end up with an A Level and an AS Level in each of the subjects under the new system: essentially one and a half A Levels. So if you take each one separately, in an example where you'd done AS level English Literature, psychology and sociology; you would have the following qualifications if you continued them all through next year:
    AS level English Literature,
    AS level psychology,
    AS level sociology,
    A level English Literature,
    A level psychology,
    A level sociology
    That's 6 qualifications in 3 subjects over a two year period.The A Level and the AS are separate qualifications. The AS level is a one year course. The A Level is a two year course. 1+2=3.
    They are separate (decoupled) qualifications so this is all you can do.They will need to be entered separately because they are separate (decoupled) qualifications.You don't the exam is different (same name, slightly different content); you may need to learn new stuff.
    I am going into year 13, so I know all this, and I take english lit too 😂 I wasn't asking for an answer, merely trying to state my confusion as to why someone would think A levels should take 3 years. Also in year 13 the reading list is exactly the same as year 12, with 4 new texts added on
    The AS qualification you achieve is also pointless once you start year 13 anyway as obviously it is a certification of having completed a course halfway and not the full thing
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    (Original post by Bella909)
    I am going into year 13, so I know all this, and I take english lit too I wasn't asking for an answer, merely trying to state my confusion as to why someone would think A levels should take 3 years. Also in year 13 the reading list is exactly the same as year 12, with 4 new texts added on
    I am in the same position as you except luckily for me my Sixth Form have chosen to choose the linear root preferred by the government. Rather than trying to cram 3 years worth of work into 2 years.
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    (Original post by Leah3852)
    Well done those are amazing results! I don't think hardly anyone got 4 A's at my sixth form.
    Thanks - I was pleasantly surprised with my results! Hope you did well too!
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    (Original post by SonicSam)
    Predicted straight A but achieved BAAA ; biology, chemistry, maths and further maths respectively .
    Fkin hell, must blame Stuart Powell man....
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    (Original post by BunnyMidnight)
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    How come you do so many A-levels?
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    Does anyone know the last day for OCR remarks
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    (Original post by fayeb1999)
    Well done with your results! It sounds like you've done well compared to everyone else in your sixth form. I feel the same, quite a few of my friends have not done as well as they would've like with their results (one of them got CEEE and is going to do a course at college instead)
    Quite a few people taking demanding subjects like maths/sciences have not done well as they hoped (another friend got an E in maths, despite her dad being a maths teacher!) My school was pretty much a mixed bag of grades, and it's shocking how people who had done so well at GCSE didn't do as well at A level!

    Apart from a level geography, I take psychology, history and biology. Got an A in psychology which I'm happy with, a B in geog, a C in history (how I got a C I have no idea) and an E in biology (which I'm really upset about)

    Not a lot of people did well in biology (my mate also got an E) and the head of science looked very stressed on results day. I am hoping to carry it into A2 if I am allowed along with geog and psychology. It is my biology teachers decision as to whether I'm allowed to carry on. I think I should, I got an A in the January mocks and get Bs and Cs throughout the year. I was 4 marks off a D so the head of science said they would consider me to carry on, as they do know I work hard (I got nominated and won an endeavour award by my biology teachers and others)

    So confused with what to do with my life now. My dad blames the biology grade on bad teaching, which I partly agree with as my main teacher missed a lot of lessons and rushed through the whole chapter on genetics. The papers were horrible though with only two of the topics actually appearing in paper 1 when all of them could appear.

    As I said quite a few people look set to drop out of sixth form so it looks like we'll both get more one-to-one with our subject teachers. As for your subjects, your teachers may get a telling off for the grades your classes got (especially the Us in geography!) My geography teachers are not allowing anyone to resit geog1, as they're saying it'll be too much work next year along with the new topics next year.

    Which topics are you doing? We're doing world cities, development and globalisation, plate tectonics and either a choice of ecosystems (which I'm secretly hoping for as we covered it at GCSE) or something to do with meteorology (sounds dead hard lol)
    Hi, i'm Dawid by the way! Yes, I think my teachers will get told of about the bad grades and I seen the headteacher was very stressed on results day. My geography teacher said he will let us resit because he knows we work out socks off and he was really surprise about the grades we all got.

    Which topics have you done for AS? I've done Rivers, Cold Environments, Population and Energy - apparently all of the hardest topics as examiners like to mark these more? I hope I can swap cold environments for coasts as I absolutely hate ice!

    As for A2, we're doing world cities, ecosystems and plate tectonics and we are undecided on either paper 4a or 4b.

    I know it's going to be a difficult year but I will work my socks off so that I get ABB next year!

    MY mum also blames the teaching; she said it's a new school and they don't know what they're doing and said on the next parent's evening - she is going to have a go at my teachers, especially the geography teacher who's part of geog1 I failed!

    Well done on your results! I think I am going to be soo lonely this year but because of this I will have more time to study and do well in my second year! Gosh I am happy and we can retake1
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    I achieved ABBB.

    Is it realistic to apply to unis asking for AAA with AS grades of ABB??
    (Warwick, Exeter, Glasgow, St. Andrews, Cardiff)

    I think I'm likely to be predicted A*AB/AAA.
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    (Original post by kiera28)
    I achieved ABBB.

    Is it realistic to apply to unis asking for AAA with AS grades of ABB??
    (Warwick, Exeter, Glasgow, St. Andrews, Cardiff)

    I think I'm likely to be predicted A*AB/AAA.
    It depends what you want to do? from what I know St.Andrews may be difficult, it is very competitive!
 
 
 
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