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# What AS Level grades... Watch

1. do you need before starting A2s to still be able to get AAA overall?
2. What Subjects?

Some subjects are out of different UMS marks.
3. if you get 60% average at AS (a C grade), then 100% at A2 will average to 80% (an A grade) overall. If you did some AS retakes theoretically you could still get an A with even lower grades.

Actually, this would give you an A* grade overall not an A.

To get an A overall but not an A* you could get 81% average at AS followed by 89% at A2.
4. (Original post by ian111199)
What Subjects?

Some subjects are out of different UMS marks.
Biology
Chemistry
Resistant Materials
Mathematics
5. (Original post by martianfrog)
if you get 60% average at AS (a C grade), then 100% at A2 will average to 80% (an A grade) overall. If you did some AS retakes theoretically you could still get an A with even lower grades.

Actually, this would give you an A* grade overall not an A.

To get an A overall but not an A* you could get 81% average at AS followed by 89% at A2.
But if they got 81% at AS they would only need 79% at A2
6. (Original post by jackclarke1995)
But if they got 81% at AS they would only need 79% at A2
oops! Should be 71% at AS is the minimum needed to get an A but not an A* overall (as long as you get exactly 89% at A2).

Don't think the subjects matter, since there is always the same UMS at AS as there is at A2 in any given subject (either 200 or 300)

Updated: July 17, 2012
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