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    Hi, where can I find out the AS/A2 grade boundaries for AQA Sociology in England? My teachers have been leading me to believe it's 70% as opposed to 80% for an A however all other subjects seem to be 80 so i'm doubting this?

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    I don't know where you can find it but I'm pretty sure it's 80% for an A.
    It was for my AS in Sociology at least, definitely. 70% would seem far too low.
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    Yeah i need to know.
    Last year i got an B and C
    which totalled as a D
    so im retaking the C

    also someone i know got B B and ended up with a C :confused:
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    (Original post by Limeey)
    Hi, where can I find out the AS/A2 grade boundaries for AQA Sociology in England? My teachers have been leading me to believe it's 70% as opposed to 80% for an A however all other subjects seem to be 80 so i'm doubting this?

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    Pretty sure it is 70%
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    Just looking over my AS Sociology exam statement, it's 80%.
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    (Original post by Miahrose)
    Just looking over my AS Sociology exam statement, it's 80%.
    ah okay
    is that AQA?
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    (Original post by Bubbles0ox)
    ah okay
    is that AQA?
    Yep
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    (Original post by Miahrose)
    Yep
    Do you know what the boundaries are for each Grade by any chance :/

    i just really need to know what a B is, im getting confused lol

    thanks
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    (Original post by Limeey)
    Hi, where can I find out the AS/A2 grade boundaries for AQA Sociology in England? My teachers have been leading me to believe it's 70% as opposed to 80% for an A however all other subjects seem to be 80 so i'm doubting this?

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    units 1 & 3 are out of 80 - 64 is an A..
    units 2 & 4 are out of 120 - 96 is an A
    alltogether you need 320 out of 400 for an overall A in Sociology.
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    (Original post by Bubbles0ox)
    Do you know what the boundaries are for each Grade by any chance :/

    i just really need to know what a B is, im getting confused lol

    thanks
    B = 52/80 for units 1 & 3 and 84/120 for units 2 & 4
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    80% in terms of UMS, raw mark works out to about 70% I believe.
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    (Original post by Bubbles0ox)
    Do you know what the boundaries are for each Grade by any chance :/

    i just really need to know what a B is, im getting confused lol

    thanks

    It continues down in the same patten, so A - 80%, B - 70% etc.
    For an A* at A2 you need an A at AS and then 90% in your A2 exams.
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    (Original post by love_junkie298)
    B = 52/80 for units 1 & 3 and 84/120 for units 2 & 4
    That makes so much more sense!
    thanks!
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    (Original post by Bubbles0ox)
    That makes so much more sense!
    thanks!
    anytimee
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    It depends, to some extent, on how your teachers mark your work - if they're just doing a "straight mark" (with no attempts at fancy conversions) this is where the grade boundaries fell in 2010:

    Unit 1: 60 marks
    A: 42
    B: 38
    C: 34

    Unit 2: 90 marks
    A: 62
    B: 57
    C: 52

    Unit 3: 60 marks
    A*: 51
    A: 45
    B: 39
    C: 33

    Unit 4: 90 marks
    A*:61
    A: 55
    B: 49
    C: 43

    I would guess this is how most teachers tend to mark so it gives you a reasonable idea about what you'd need to do to get the various grades.

    If my (very shaky) maths is right, AS is around 70% for an A, A2 around 75%(ish).
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    (Original post by love_junkie298)
    B = 52/80 for units 1 & 3 and 84/120 for units 2 & 4
    52 is'nt an B i did mine in january got 54 and it was a C :'(
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    it says i got unit 1 40 under mark and equlive = d ???? i dont get it please help
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    (Original post by Bubbles0ox)
    Yeah i need to know.
    Last year i got an B and C
    which totalled as a D
    so im retaking the C

    also someone i know got B B and ended up with a C :confused:
    I don't get it either.

    I got a B E and got a C.

    Shrug.
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    Overall I got 128/200 in sociology which was a C.

    Teacher said I needed 12 more marks to get a B.

    However. I got 38/80 on one unit and that was an E, so if I got 12 more marks on that it would only be a C. So how does a C and a B equal an overall B?

    I don't get this stuff I really don't get it.

    I got an A and a C in english which overalled an A.

    Really weird.
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    (Original post by akemikat)
    I don't get it either.

    I got a B E and got a C.

    Shrug.
    oh i got an A overall now
    I got B's on all three units
    it worked out at mid B's for AS
    and a High B for unit 3
    then i got 118/120 on unit 4

    So yay after thinking it was impossible to get an A, and after my teacher telling me i got a C at AS (she is an idiot) i got an A overall
 
 
 
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