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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    Got the grades I wanted! Tired but so so pleased.
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    (Original post by Joeyy113)
    Both Bs, how about you?
    Sounds like they've been pretty harsh from what mates have said...
    Yeah same I thought English was alright, but I agree about history... haven't found anyone who got an A for it so far
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    It depends how much it means to you but for one mark sure why not
    (Original post by ninjass)
    Most certainly
    how does the system work?

    do you pick a paper to send off or do you just appeal the general grade?

    idk I've never done this before :lol:

    for deets I got 82/100, 90/100 and 97/100 in FM papers (needed to average 90 for an A*) and 81/100, 138/140 and 50/60 in physics modules (needed the 270 total).
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    (Original post by Aph)
    On results sheats it's UMS
    How do I convert them to raw marks
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    (Original post by CardiffKate)
    First, well done. They may not have been what you were expecting, but they're definitely good enough to see you to university.

    You are genuinely keenly interested in QMUL, so set yourself up somewhere quiet with good phone reception and be ready to sell yourself (in a clam and collected manner!). There is no harm in calling them up.
    Make sure you have your UCAS Track/Clearing numbers to hand before you call. They will want to know your grades and will most likely give you the same answer they already have at this point, but you can ask to be kept in consideration or 'on hold' in case they have spaces available closer to the end of the Clearing period (which differs by university and each Clearing period).

    If you get chance reiterate all the positives you have mentioned in your personal statement and and other extras you think may be relevant.

    Finally, depending on the outcome of that call, don't be too disheartened. You have a solid set of grades and there is no reason you won't still be able to call around other unis (in addition to your insurance choice) and re-evaluate.

    I wish you the absolute best of luck with this. Go get 'em!
    I waited over 40 minutes on the line, and the call was about 1 minute long, the woman that picked up was very rude and did not accept anything I said, didn't even allow me to speak, she basically said, you didn't meet the grades, you can't get in, bye.

    I'm going to write an email to the head of department now, and that will be it.
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    how does the system work?

    do you pick a paper to send off or do you just appeal the general grade?

    idk I've never done this before :lol:

    for deets I got 82/100, 90/100 and 97/100 in FM papers (needed to average 90 for an A*) and 81/100, 138/140 and 50/60 in physics modules (needed the 270 total).
    you choose which paper you want remarking, speak to your centres exams officer and they'll explain it to you Maybe go for the 82/100 and the 81/100.
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    (Original post by SH0405)
    Were you close to an A* in either of them?
    Last year I got 98% in English and 97% in RE. This year I'm too sad to calculate my ums for A2. But overall in English A Level I got 90% UMS
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    (Original post by PQ)
    If you're still interested in English then Goldsmiths or Birkbeck in London would both be worth contacting - they're more likely to look beyond the number of A levels and listen to your ECs

    Alternatively would taking another A level (or another qualification) at college this year be an option?
    Yeah that's the plan I might do a couple a levels. Wonder if unis like UCL will still take me. If I get high predicted grades
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    (Original post by roarchika)
    Got the grades I wanted! Tired but so so pleased.
    Congrats! Where are you off to?
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    (Original post by manningA15)
    Yeah same I thought English was alright, but I agree about history... haven't found anyone who got an A for it so far
    Yeah English wasn't so bad.... have a girl in my sociology class who managed it, yet she did do nothing but work through out the year.

    What section of history did you do? Also what books for english?
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    Sorry for the sad news. Do you have an insurance choice, where you will be happy to enrol? if I may ask, what is it?

    I think you should start looking closely at your insurance choice. Good luck
    No I don't
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    (Original post by PQ)
    Call UCAS now and ask them to cancel it for you if that wasn't your favourite
    Thanks for the heads up!! One more question plsss- Unis look at my combined AS and A2 grades instead of just A2 grades, right??
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    I phoned Bournemouth again at 3 and the lady told me to check my emails... they gave me an offer I'm so happy right now! Just added it into Track Thanks to everyone who's helped me! x
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    you choose which paper you want remarking, speak to your centres exams officer and they'll explain it to you Maybe go for the 82/100 and the 81/100.
    thanks :3

    the only reason I'm considering it is because the uni does a reward bursary for anyone who gets A*A*A or above :cry2:

    I assume it's quite a long process right? in which case it probably wouldn't help heh
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    (Original post by Joeyy113)
    Yeah English wasn't so bad.... have a girl in my sociology class who managed it, yet she did do nothing but work through out the year.

    What section of history did you do? Also what books for english?
    I did the 'E' papers (Russia and GDR) for history and Frankenstein/Handmaid's Tale/Waiting for Godot for English what about you?
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    thanks :3

    the only reason I'm considering it is because the uni does a reward bursary for anyone who gets A*A*A or above :cry2:

    I assume it's quite a long process right? in which case it probably wouldn't help heh
    Priority remarks take 10 working days, its not cheap though.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    That sucks

    Those grades are amazing - noone should feel disappointed with them

    Have you got a plan B?
    (Original post by The Financier)
    Jesus man, that's really harsh. How close to an A was your B?

    But seriously, two A*s and a B is some seriously good work. I'm sure there are lots of good unis out there that would be more than happy to take a candidate like that.
    Thank you for the emotional support. I will be travelling to Imperial and trying to talk someone in person (I live in London). The B was high, but possibly not high enough for an immediate remark.
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    (Original post by emiloujess)
    I phoned Bournemouth again at 3 and the lady told me to check my emails... they gave me an offer I'm so happy right now! Just added it into Track Thanks to everyone who's helped me! x
    Yesssssssss :party: That's what we want to hear Have fun at Bournemouth!
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    Guyss one quick question-
    Unis look at my combined AS and A2 grades instead of just A2 grades, right??
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    (Original post by ParadoxSocks)
    Congrats! Where are you off to?
    Just year 13, but these grades let me apply to the unis I've wanted!
 
 
 
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