What are the requirements for an A* in Physic at AQA, A2?

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The title is my question, folks.
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A2 is a term that only applies to modular A levels.

It's painfully simple, but not that obvious for people brought up on UMS. For an A* in a linear A level, which includes AQA's Physics specification, you need to get a good enough mark to get an A*. The grade boundaries will vary every year and you just need to have a sufficiently high mark to qualify.
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A2 is a term that only applies to modular A levels.

It's painfully simple, but not that obvious for people brought up on UMS. For an A* in a linear A level, which includes AQA's Physics specification, you need to get a good enough mark to get an A*. The grade boundaries will vary every year and you just need to have a sufficiently high mark to qualify.
I understand this, but what exactly are the requirements?
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Know the spec back to front.
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Hard work and motivation. I myself am in the same position looking to do A-Level Physics so the best of luck to you as well
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I understand this, but what exactly are the requirements?
Get around 80% on your tests if you want a good estimate; UMS not existing anymore makes it fairly hard to explain
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Hard work and motivation. I myself am in the same position looking to do A-Level Physics so the best of luck to you as well
Thank you for the well wishes, good luck to you too!
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Thank you for the well wishes, good luck to you too!
this year grade boundaries are on the aqa site, you could check, ours will be a bit higher im sure though
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this year grade boundaries are on the aqa site, you could check, ours will be a bit higher im sure though
On the spec, it says that there will be three papers and 2 will be out of 85 and one out of 80. Does this means that to get an A* 90% is needed on all the papers?
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On the spec, it says that there will be three papers and 2 will be out of 85 and one out of 80. Does this means that to get an A* 90% is needed on all the papers?
No, your total score is all that matters. (In OCR Biology this year you could have got zero in one of the 3 exams and still achieve an A*) You won't need 90% - you need whatever is the A* boundary. This year for AQA Physics it was less than 70% for one of the options and not much more in the others.
http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/over/sta...Y-JUN-2017.PDF
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