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    How do you get an a* grade in the new a-level reforms?
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    By working hard!
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    The same way as you always would, by working your socks off. It's just a little more difficult thanks to the whole linear course thing. Can't rely on AS no more dammit!
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    Yeah but what grade boundaries do you need. Do you still have to get 90% in all the exams?
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    The same way as you always would, by working your socks off. It's just a little more difficult thanks to the whole linear course thing. Can't rely on AS no more dammit!
    has always been on a2 performance....

    You could get 300/300 in AS maths but get 279/300 in a2 and not get an a* if you didn't get 180 combined in C3+C4
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    Yeah but what grade boundaries do you need. Do you still have to get 90% in all the exams?
    No - you only ever had to average 90% UMS in A2, not get 90% of raw marks. Now that UMS are no longer used, you will have to do well enough to get an A* - the mark needed will vary with every subject and every year (just the way the raw marks needed always have done).
 
 
 
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