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    On my results sheet it lists that i got an A* in Maths and an A in Further Maths but from what i can tell it should be posible for me to get two A*. results are as follows:

    C1-92 C2-88 C3-100 C4-96
    Fp1-97 Fp2-90 Fp3-93
    M1-80
    S1-91 S2-90
    D1-91 D2-78

    From what i can add up with the ums scores S1 and S2 have been used for my Maths and all other additional modules have been used for Further maths meaning that my 3 A2 modules for further maths are FP2, FP3 and D2 which dont average over 90% but i can't see a reason why D2 and S2 cant be swapped. Is this an issue i should take up with my college or the Edexcel exam board?
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    (Original post by 3354646)
    On my results sheet it lists that i got an A* in Maths and an A in Further Maths but from what i can tell it should be posible for me to get two A*. results are as follows:

    C1-92 C2-88 C3-100 C4-96
    Fp1-97 Fp2-90 Fp3-93
    M1-80
    S1-91 S2-90
    D1-91 D2-78

    From what i can add up with the ums scores S1 and S2 have been used for my Maths and all other additional modules have been used for Further maths meaning that my 3 A2 modules for further maths are FP2, FP3 and D2 which dont average over 90% but i can't see a reason why D2 and S2 cant be swapped. Is this an issue i should take up with my college or the Edexcel exam board?
    I suggest you ask Data (the user on here, not the one on Star Trek), who is a whizz at this kind of thing.
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    You're right in the fact you need 270 across you're three best A2 modules and you have 261 not 270 which is the problem.

    I suppose you could request the exam board swap the modules around which as you say will mean you get 2 A*'s but if they've already awarded the grades they may be unwilling.
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    You can't have S1 and D2 as your maths modules but I think you can have M1 and S1 as your maths modules leaving you 4 A2 modules and 2 AS modules for FM. This should work.
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    (Original post by 3354646)
    On my results sheet it lists that i got an A* in Maths and an A in Further Maths but from what i can tell it should be posible for me to get two A*. results are as follows:

    C1-92 C2-88 C3-100 C4-96
    Fp1-97 Fp2-90 Fp3-93
    M1-80
    S1-91 S2-90
    D1-91 D2-78

    From what i can add up with the ums scores S1 and S2 have been used for my Maths and all other additional modules have been used for Further maths meaning that my 3 A2 modules for further maths are FP2, FP3 and D2 which dont average over 90% but i can't see a reason why D2 and S2 cant be swapped. Is this an issue i should take up with my college or the Edexcel exam board?
    It's been a long week but, looking at it, it does seem that Edexcel have made a mistake. I've seen plenty of people think this but this is the first time I've ever seen one that looks as though there really is a mistake. You either have to have 2 applied Unit 1s in Maths, or matching letters, but that still gives you several allowable combinations that would keep S2 in Further Maths and fulfil the '270/300 in your best 3 A2 units' requirement for an A*. I would definitely talk to your exams officer or Maths teacher to get this checked.
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    (Original post by Data)
    It's been a long week but, looking at it, it does seem that Edexcel have made a mistake. I've seen plenty of people think this but this is the first time I've ever seen one that looks as though there really is a mistake. You either have to have 2 applied Unit 1s in Maths, or matching letters, but that still gives you several allowable combinations that would keep S2 in Further Maths and fulfil the '270/300 in your best 3 A2 units' requirement for an A*. I would definitely talk to your exams officer or Maths teacher to get this checked.
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    Great results BTW!

    I took my A levels with CIE, and they had some weird rules in regards to achieving A*. You had to get at least 80% in all of your A2 modules (not sure if that meant individually or overall) as well as getting above the 90% overall for the AS/A2.

    I took Further Maths too, but it was horrific 3-hour long papers - just FP1 and FP2. I estimated I got 94/100 on FP1 and around 60-65 for FP2 (screwed up all the mechanics questions!). I won't actually know until my certificates arrive what I actually got.

    In the end I got a B overall, but that's all I know. Sucks =(
 
 
 
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