Hi, i have been seeing many students (including myself) pondering whether or not my GCSE grades are adequate enough for me to get into Oxbridge.
This thread has been started so everyone that has been chosen to go to Oxbridge to post their GCSE + AS +A2 results here so that we can see the range of grades that successful applicants have. And if you really want to, post which type of school you went to (State, Grammar or Private)
GCSEs: 1 A*, 5.5 As, 3 Bs (A* in French, Bs in maths, food technology and media studies) ASs: AABB (As in sociology 300 and French 290, Bs in English lit 237 and history 220) now AAAB (history 266) after resits A2s: predicted AAAA plus AEA French School: average mixed state comprehensive Offer: MML at Sidney Sussex, Cambridge
GCSEs: 7A*s 1A (my school only allowed us to do that many.. makes me feel quite stupid but then I was never going to get an A* in Maths) AS levels: 5As (but very low UMS -- 242-249 - apart from General Studies) I'm probably not going to get 3As to meet my offer, but hey. I got to a big generic college and my Secondary school was also comprehensive (5 A*-Cs 35%).
I don't really think this is a particularly useful exercise - I definitely wouldn't be put off by other people's grades or alternatively feel superior because you're "better than average". Grades play only a little role in your acceptance/rejection (except for after the offer has been made!) and it's not worth attaching too much importance to them.
All the same, here goes: GCSE 11 A* AS/A2 AAAAaab School - Independent but not *particularly* academic school