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    So for A2 how do target grades get calculated?
    If you get say, BBBB in AS does that mean target grades will be AAAA? BBBB?
    or CCCC?

    Just so I have reference as I look for Unis.


    (Also If I have to read one more post on this forum about someone who is SO DISAPPOINTED that they got AAAB! and not AAAA. Seriously there are other people with grades far lower that feel like **** when they see this. Be proud but don't be obnoxious about it; show some humility).

    Also congrats to everyone who managed to pass into the second quarter quell of the A level games. Commiserations to the fallen.

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    (Original post by Roundhead)
    So for A2 how do target grades get calculated?
    If you get say, BBBB in AS does that mean target grades will be AAAA? BBBB?
    or CCCC?

    Just so I have reference as I look for Unis.
    You mean predicted grades or target grades?

    Target grades are calculated by term assessments, effort grades from homework, and usually contribution to class.

    Predicted grades are calculated by what grade you got at AS as well as your A2 mid-term (Autumn) assessments.

    It depends how far in the grade boundaries you were. If you got two high As in exam 1 and exam 2 in say Psychology, then most teachers would predict you an A or even an A* if you kept getting high As in your autumn assessments.

    There's a fair bit of analysis and discussion teachers have to do amongst themselves to establish a realistic grade for each of their students.
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    (Original post by The Empire Odyssey)
    You mean predicted grades or target grades?

    Target grades are calculated by term assessments, effort grades from homework, and usually contribution to class.

    Predicted grades are calculated by what grade you got at AS as well as your A2 mid-term (Autumn) assessments.

    It depends how far in the grade boundaries you were. If you got two high As in exam 1 and exam 2 in say Psychology, then most teachers would predict you an A or even an A* if you kept getting high As in your autumn assessments.

    There's a fair bit of analysis and discussion teachers have to do amongst themselves to establish a realistic grade for each of their students.
    I was 2 UMS marks off a B in Politics and 3 UMS off a B in Law. So would that mean that I would likely be targeted a B in those subjects?

    Also I don't know how I got about getting my paper remarked of it its even worth it?

    I mean I can't very well apply to many universities with BCC as my targets.
    BBB would give me a much better chance at getting a conditional offer.

    Mind you people who got DDE in their exams who were targeted AAA I hope don't keep their targets or I will be annoyed.
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    (Original post by Roundhead)
    I was 2 UMS marks off a B in Politics and 3 UMS off a B in Law. So would that mean that I would likely be targeted a B in those subjects?

    Also I don't know how I got about getting my paper remarked of it its even worth it?

    I mean I can't very well apply to many universities with BCC as my targets.
    BBB would give me a much better chance at getting a conditional offer.

    Mind you people who got DDE in their exams who were targeted AAA I hope don't keep their targets or I will be annoyed.
    I can't say for sure; depends on how hard you work at A2 and your teachers' professional opinion.

    I got a reasonable C at AS Lit but was predicted a B. It just all depends.

    Remarks only work now if there was some kind of technical error or judgement on marking; rather than whether the examiner was too harsh or not. So I don't think it's worth it.

    Well in theory you can apply to any uni you'd like. But you wouldn't do that - you need to be realistic in what unis are asking and making sure your personal statement is good too.
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    (Original post by The Empire Odyssey)
    I can't say for sure; depends on how hard you work at A2 and your teachers' professional opinion.

    I got a reasonable C at AS Lit but was predicted a B. It just all depends.

    Remarks only work now if there was some kind of technical error or judgement on marking; rather than whether the examiner was too harsh or not. So I don't think it's worth it.

    Well in theory you can apply to any uni you'd like. But you wouldn't do that - you need to be realistic in what unis are asking and making sure your personal statement is good too.
    Cheers !
 
 
 
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