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    You get at least 80% average UMS for the entire A Level (AS + A2). You get at least 90% UMS at A2. If you do both of these things, you get an A*.
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    (Original post by Senhuang)
    Please help


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    You need 480/600 UMS (A overall) with 270 of it coming from your A2s. 80% overall and 90% at A2.
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    What if u get 79% and 100%


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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    You get at least 80% UMS at AS. You get at least 90% UMS at A2. If you do both of these things, you get an A*.
    isnt it changed now
    only your A2 count??
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    (Original post by Senhuang)
    Please help


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    depends on the subject
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    I am doing maths fm and physics


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    (Original post by Senhuang)
    What if u get 79% and 100%


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    I think its 80% overall and 90% in A2. So I think thats fine as its more than 80% overall.
    Although the specification has changed so it depends on what alevels you are doing.
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    (Original post by Senhuang)
    What if u get 79% and 100%


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    You do not get an A*. You receive an A grade.
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    80% overall needed AND
    90% average at A2 needed

    ONLY exception is maths: 80% avg overall needed AND 180/200 in C3+C4.

    That's it
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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    You do not get an A*. You receive an A grade.
    That is not true, there is no requirement (at least in my subjects) that you have to get 80% at AS. You have to get 80% overall and 90% overall in A2 units. This means that, in theory, you could get a B at AS (60% UMS) and then get 100% UMS at A2 and still get an A*.
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    (Original post by Student403)
    80% overall needed AND
    90% average at A2 needed

    ONLY exception is maths: 80% avg overall needed AND 180/200 in C3+C4.

    That's it
    does the 80% need to be in AS or just the overall subject


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    (Original post by bubblegumcat)
    does the 80% need to be in AS or just the overall subject


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    Overall.

    So technically one could achieve an A* with 70% at AS and the normal 90% at A2
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    (Original post by bubblegumcat)
    does the 80% need to be in AS or just the overall subject


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    The 80% needs to be overall, i.e across AS and A2, so the lowest someone could get in AS is 70% and 90% in A2 and this would make an A*.
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    (Original post by SchwannCells)
    The 80% needs to be overall, i.e across AS and A2, so the lowest someone could get in AS is 70% and 90% in A2 and this would make an A*.
    70% isn't the lowest. You could get 60% AS, 100% A2 and still get an A*
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    (Original post by Ishea16)
    isnt it changed now
    only your A2 count??
    IT is not changed for anyone completing their A levels this year.



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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    You do not get an A*. You receive an A grade.
    you get a B
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    (Original post by Student403)
    70% isn't the lowest. You could get 60% AS, 100% A2 and still get an A*
    True, didnt think of it like that
 
 
 
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