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    Hi guys,
    I'm in Yr 12 this year so most of my courses (apart from MEI maths) follow the new two year spec so AS grades we achieve this year have no weighting in terms of our final A Level result.
    BUT we have been told that our 'AS results will be used as predictions and sent of to universities'.
    That part doesn't really make sense... So, if we achieve, say, AAAB and drop the subject we got the B in, universities will get our predicted grades as AAA? Or do sixth form/colleges add a grade onto your achieved grades?
    I'm probably not making any sense but if someone could clarify I would be totally grateful.
    Thanks
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    It depends on your schools policy. They will use what you achieve at AS to predict what you're likely to achieve at A2, it may be higher or lower than what you achieved or the same
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    (Original post by zebby1999)
    Hi guys,
    I'm in Yr 12 this year so most of my courses (apart from MEI maths) follow the new two year spec so AS grades we achieve this year have no weighting in terms of our final A Level result.
    BUT we have been told that our 'AS results will be used as predictions and sent of to universities'.
    That part doesn't really make sense... So, if we achieve, say, AAAB and drop the subject we got the B in, universities will get our predicted grades as AAA? Or do sixth form/colleges add a grade onto your achieved grades?
    I'm probably not making any sense but if someone could clarify I would be totally grateful.
    Thanks
    Everyone I have ever talked to at a university has told me they pretty much ignore predicted grades since so many teachers lie about them.
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    (Original post by zebby1999)
    Hi guys,
    I'm in Yr 12 this year so most of my courses (apart from MEI maths) follow the new two year spec so AS grades we achieve this year have no weighting in terms of our final A Level result.
    BUT we have been told that our 'AS results will be used as predictions and sent of to universities'.
    That part doesn't really make sense... So, if we achieve, say, AAAB and drop the subject we got the B in, universities will get our predicted grades as AAA? Or do sixth form/colleges add a grade onto your achieved grades?
    I'm probably not making any sense but if someone could clarify I would be totally grateful.
    Thanks
    Each school does things differently. Most will take into account your GCSE, performance on all your class tests and homework, attitude to learning, AS grades and such.
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    (Original post by zebby1999)
    Hi guys,
    I'm in Yr 12 this year so most of my courses (apart from MEI maths) follow the new two year spec so AS grades we achieve this year have no weighting in terms of our final A Level result.
    BUT we have been told that our 'AS results will be used as predictions and sent of to universities'.
    That part doesn't really make sense... So, if we achieve, say, AAAB and drop the subject we got the B in, universities will get our predicted grades as AAA? Or do sixth form/colleges add a grade onto your achieved grades?
    I'm probably not making any sense but if someone could clarify I would be totally grateful.
    Thanks
    For mine it was 1 grade higher than AS grade but if you speak with the person whos setting it you can convince them to go higher. like i was in the edge of a C for chemistry and I said its close to a B so it should be an A.
 
 
 
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