What will the 2023 AQA A-Level grade boundaries be?

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2023 A-Level grade boundaries

School Entrance Tests answer the following key A-Level results and A-Level grade boundary questions:

When will A-Level pupils receive their results?

– what do the 2022 A-Level grades mean?

– what 2022 A-level mark is needed  to pass?

Two Summary points 2022 A-Level results

  1. Overall A level results are higher than in 2019. Outcomes at grade A are 35.9% compared with 25.2% in 2019, and outcomes at grade B and above are 62.2% compared with 51.1% in 2019.
  2. Overall AS results are higher than in 2019. Outcomes at grade A are 25.2% compared to 20.1% in 2019. Entries for AS have fluctuated in recent years, making it much more difficult to interpret any changes.

2022 A-Level Infographics

Centre type201920212022
Academies24.142.135.0
Free schools35.248.945.2
FE establishment12.729.216.5
Independent44.770.458.0
Other23.252.028.7
Secondary comprehensive20.539.430.7
Secondary modern18.536.427.8
Secondary selective36.356.550.4
Sixth form college22.035.331.9
Tertiary college20.734.327.5

A-Level Centre variability

Ofqual’s interactive visualisation shows the level of variation in schools’ and colleges’ A level results compared to 2019.

Centre type201920212022
Academies24.142.135.0
Free schools35.248.945.2
FE establishment12.729.216.5
Independent44.770.458.0
Other23.252.028.7
Secondary comprehensive20.539.430.7
Secondary modern18.536.427.8
Secondary selective36.356.550.4
Sixth form college22.035.331.9
Tertiary college20.734.327.5

 

Our A-Level resources

Key points about A-Level grade boundaries 2022

School Entrance Tests’ aim is to explain firstly, how A-level grades may switch to a numerical system in a reset of exams after the grade inflation of the pandemic.
Secondly A-Level grade boundaries for EdExcel A-Levels and for AQA A-Levels.

The A-Level pass grades are A*, A, B, C, D and E. If you fail your exam, you get a U (meaning ungraded).

 

Updates on planned strike re. delivery AQA A-Level grades 2022

  • Staff at exam board AQA are to stage a 72-hour walkout that could affect the delivery of thousands of GCSE and A-level results, Unison announced. A-Level and GCSE students are set to open their exam results on August 18 and August 25.
  • UNISON North West regional organiser, Lizanne Devonport said: “Workers at AQA have been left with no other option. Pay has been falling behind prices for years and 3% isn’t a wage rise, it’s a pay cut with costs spiralling.

Rob Williams Assessment‘s explanation, What are the A-Level Grade Boundaries 2022?

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