Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter

    I'm having a load of trouble getting my application sent off and its, quite frankly, taking the piss. To cut a long story short, does UCAS/ or any universities actually require you as an obligation to have predicted grades on your Ucas app?

    To explain in more detail, read here:

    I have applied through my school although I'm now an almost 'mature' student. They tell me I need to give them predicted grades for an A2 subject I wish to resit next May/ June and another A level I will be fast-track sitting this Jan coming for AS and Next may for the A2 part of it. Now, if I have an AS and A2 grade for my first A level mentioned and it says on UCAS I am resitting it at a centre where I have never studied, do I really need a predicted grade? The centre cannot give me one as I am literally just going to be sitting the exam it there, no lessons or anything. However my subject teachers from my old school could give me a grade yet the school office cant be bothered to ask! As for my second A level mentioned above which I am taking for the first time as fast-track this year coming, my teacher has only known me since Septemeber so I think it will be hard for her to give a predicted grade for the whole A level even though all I have at the moment is a GCSE in it. I've tried calling UCAS but there are closed for some unknown reason today. Please help!
    • Thread Starter

    Do I just give it to my school myself or do they have to see that its been approved by a teacher or whatnot? Answer this and you get ur rep! Ochen Spasibo!

    I don't understand the long version of the story but yes, universities will require predicted grades from you.
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Brussels sprouts
    Applying to uni

    All the essentials

    The adventure begins mug

    Student life: what to expect

    What it's really like going to uni

    Graduates celebrate

    How to write a good personal statement

    Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

    Uni match

    Uni match

    Can't decide where to apply? Our tool will help you find the perfect course

    Two students working together

    A-Z of universities

    Read our guides to unis and colleges from around the UK

    A student working on a computer

    Personal statement help

    Use our tool to get your ideal PS quickly!

    Hands typing

    Degrees without fees

    Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

    A student looking down a microscope

    Planning open days

    Find upcoming open days and get advice on preparing.

    Help out other students

    These questions still need an answer

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.