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New A Levels (from 2015) AS grades on UCAS watch

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    Hi to the TSR community

    I have a question regarding declaring grades on my UCAS form. For the new syllabus A-Levels I am aware that if we continue a subject to the second year, the AS grade does not matter. If we continue to the 2nd year, does this mean our AS grades do not need to be put down on UCAS (for the new spec courses)? I am aware (obviously) for the old spec we have to declare AS grades, but since the AS grade doesn't matter if we continue to next yea, surely we dont have to declare it?

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    Regardless, (as far as I'm aware) you have to declare the results from ALL of the exams you take.
    3 of my AS levels are linear and All of my 4 subjects' results will still have to be declared on UCAS.
    I know - it's painful that they don't count 😕!
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    (Original post by Gold-Confetti)
    Regardless, (as far as I'm aware) you have to declare the results from ALL of the exams you take.
    3 of my AS levels are linear and All of my 4 subjects' results will still have to be declared on UCAS.
    I know - it's painful that they don't count 😕!
    Fair enough. Around my college there has been a lot of varying of responses from my teachers. The exam's office staff say that we don't have to declare these results, but the oxbridge coordinator said that she thought we had to!
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    I'm pretty certain you will - you have to declare all GCSE results even if you have re-sat the GCSE or gone on to take the AS. Basically, you have to declare all your exam results.
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    (Original post by Compost)
    I'm pretty certain you will - you have to declare all GCSE results even if you have re-sat the GCSE or gone on to take the AS. Basically, you have to declare all your exam results.

    Um... I already knew we had to declare GCSE results... the question is the new spec AS results. Because AS Levels don't matter if we continue to the second year. I have written an fb message to UCAS, so I should get a response on Monday.
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    (Original post by Mathematician99)
    Um... I already knew we had to declare GCSE results... the question is the new spec AS results. Because AS Levels don't matter if we continue to the second year. I have written an fb message to UCAS, so I should get a response on Monday.
    I don't see it makes any difference -you are required to declare all the general qualifications you have taken.
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    (Original post by Compost)
    I don't see it makes any difference -you are required to declare all the general qualification you have taken.
    Yes, but the AS doesn't count if you continue to 2nd year.
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    (Original post by Mathematician99)
    Yes, but the AS doesn't count if you continue to 2nd year.
    The GCSE doesn't count towards the AS grade but you still have to declare it.
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    (Original post by Compost)
    The GCSE doesn't count towards the AS grade but you still have to declare it.
    That is completely out of context and frankly irrelevant. The point is that the GCSE counts for something whether you do AS Levels or not. If you go on to do the A-Level in a subject, the AS Level does NOT count for new-spec syllabuses.
 
 
 
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