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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 Antonia Jane)
    Hi! Can someone help me? My 16 year old son got stright A's at AS in: Marine Science, French, Spanish, Biology and Chemistry. And an A* at A2 Spanish.
    His lowest % was 89% and highest 93.66% in Chemistry 281 UMS. The school say he should be working towards A* next year. Too much pressure!
    Can anyone give me an idea of the degree of possibility of getting A* at A2 on his results. (We live in Spain) I'm guessing that + 41 UMS at AS will help.


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    the 41 UMS doesn't make a difference for getting an A* because you need 90% UMS in A2 to get an A*. it makes it easier to get an A though
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    (Original post by Antonia Jane)
    Hi! Can someone help me? My 16 year old son got stright A's at AS in: Marine Science, French, Spanish, Biology and Chemistry. And an A* at A2 Spanish.
    His lowest % was 89% and highest 93.66% in Chemistry 281 UMS. The school say he should be working towards A* next year. Too much pressure!
    Can anyone give me an idea of the degree of possibility of getting A* at A2 on his results. (We live in Spain) I'm guessing that + 41 UMS at AS will help.


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    I am assuming your son does international A-levels.

    In that case, his UMS won't really help him to get an A*, other than meeting the 480/600 required across the whole A-level (which is the easy bit). To get an A* he must get 270/300 across his A2 modules.
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    (Original post by PQ)
    (read the part about stoozing then :yes: )
    Doesn't seem worth the risks if something goes wrong just for an extra £120
    If I can open a normal account with reasonable interest I might just transfer any spare over to that at the end of each term. If only interest rates were higher, back up to 8-10% instead of 3-5% at most.
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    How long do you have to fill in the Reply to AS12B offer form?

    I found a post saying it is 14 days on thestudentroom but can't find anything "official " on the UCAS site
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    (Original post by Oiseaux)
    DMU ****ed me up too (Audiology). They claimed they sent it in the post and email in June but I received nothing. It's pathetic.
    Wow im literally the same i got more points and grades than others on the course yet i didnt recieve anything and they claim they sent it me.... I put deposit down for a flat as i was confident of getting in its pathetic from them and unprofessional since theyre adament they sent it out... The other thing which annoyed me was they claimed it said on ucas it was part of the offer to have it completed... Yet it wasnt explicitly clear that they would send it out it says the deadline is 23/24th june or something however a student is highly unlikely to read that when its on the bottom after the requirements....

    Im really frustrated what uni are you planning on going to?
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    (Original post by Aph)
    Yeah I've read that. It just means that for those of us who never expect to use our overdraft there is little choise.
    1) Get a Santander student account for the railcard and a TSB current account for the 5% interest (on sums up to £2,000), paid monthly.
    2) Transfer your £1,500 Santander overdraft into the TSB current account, do not pass go, collect tons of interest each month.

    The TSB account does require you to put £500 into it each month - but this is measured very crudely. All you need to do is set up two standing orders to shift your overdraft in a circle.

    1st of the month: £500 from TSB to Santander
    2nd of the month: £500 from Santander to TSB

    Sorted.
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    (Original post by Tabath)
    How long do you have to fill in the Reply to AS12B offer form?

    I found a post saying it is 14 days on thestudentroom but can't find anything "official " on the UCAS site
    It should say on your letter what you need to do and when
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    (Original post by PQ)
    It should say on your letter what you need to do and when
    Theres a link to the form to fill on the university website but no mention anywhere of how long you have to submit it
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    (Original post by Tabath)
    Theres a link to the form to fill on the university website but no mention anywhere of how long you have to submit it
    Give them a quick ring and ask them :yes:
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    Anyone got the 2016 OCR A Level Papers?
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    (Original post by CAPTAINSHAZAM)
    Wow im literally the same i got more points and grades than others on the course yet i didnt recieve anything and they claim they sent it me.... I put deposit down for a flat as i was confident of getting in its pathetic from them and unprofessional since theyre adament they sent it out... The other thing which annoyed me was they claimed it said on ucas it was part of the offer to have it completed... Yet it wasnt explicitly clear that they would send it out it says the deadline is 23/24th june or something however a student is highly unlikely to read that when its on the bottom after the requirements....

    Im really frustrated what uni are you planning on going to?
    It's pointless trying to argue with them too because they won't admit they're wrong. I looked in the "letters" section of UCAS too and there's no proof of it so idk why they're trying to pretend they send it in the post. Quite a few people are in the same position I think. I'm in clearing now (DMU was my insurance) so I have no idea. What about you? I'm so annoyed
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    (Original post by Oiseaux)
    It's pointless trying to argue with them too because they won't admit they're wrong. I looked in the "letters" section of UCAS too and there's no proof of it so idk why they're trying to pretend they send it in the post. Quite a few people are in the same position I think. I'm in clearing now (DMU was my insurance) so I have no idea. What about you? I'm so annoyed
    Which university was this? Was it DMU? How is clearing going? Any options?

    Sorry to hear about this. I am sure that it is difficult for you.
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    (Original post by Oiseaux)
    It's pointless trying to argue with them too because they won't admit they're wrong. I looked in the "letters" section of UCAS too and there's no proof of it so idk why they're trying to pretend they send it in the post. Quite a few people are in the same position I think. I'm in clearing now (DMU was my insurance) so I have no idea. What about you? I'm so annoyed
    I think we should ring or put a case together bring it higher up to the media or someone who can take action etc since this is not on. I have got an insurance choice of manchester what was your firm?

    Its a joke how i met academic option yet didnt meet a form check...
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    (Original post by Tskadem)
    Anyone got the 2016 OCR A Level Papers?
    Only teachers and exam officers have access to the latest papers that's just been taken.
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    Which university was this? Was it DMU? How is clearing going? Any options?

    Sorry to hear about this. I am sure that it is difficult for you.
    Yep this was dmu for me aswell how about you?
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    (Original post by CAPTAINSHAZAM)
    I think we should ring or put a case together bring it higher up to the media or someone who can take action etc since this is not on. I have got an insurance choice of manchester what was your firm?

    Its a joke how i met academic option yet didnt meet a form check...
    How did psychology go?
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    (Original post by NHM)
    How did psychology go?
    I got an A
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    (Original post by CAPTAINSHAZAM)
    Yep this was dmu for me aswell how about you?
    I did not experience anything like this. Have you found any other option in clearing?
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    (Original post by Wired_1800)
    I did not experience anything like this. Have you found any other option in clearing?
    Ive got an insurance for manchester so im guaranteed to go to uni more of the fact spent alot of time deposit visiting dmu to get a feel for it etc now being turned down because of the fact i hadnt recieved a form
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    (Original post by Antonia Jane)
    Hi! Can someone help me? My 16 year old son got stright A's at AS in: Marine Science, French, Spanish, Biology and Chemistry. And an A* at A2 Spanish.
    His lowest % was 89% and highest 93.66% in Chemistry 281 UMS. The school say he should be working towards A* next year. Too much pressure!
    Can anyone give me an idea of the degree of possibility of getting A* at A2 on his results. (We live in Spain) I'm guessing that + 41 UMS at AS will help.


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    If your son is doing the New A levels, he will have to do both AS and A2 again next year for most of his subjects. For the previous A-levels to get an A* you needed 90% average in your A2 modules otherwise an A* would not be rewarded (I'm unsure if this still applies), however if it does apply and your son gets 90% average in all of his exams A*s look very promising!

    If you already haven't considered, he should definitely apply to Cambridge as they put quite a bit of emphasis on UMS (i've heard) thus making him a very strong applicant.

    Best wishes for your sons A2
 
 
 
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