Historical overview of the grade boundaries for AQA A-level Psychology to date (2023)
Above you have a breakdown of the grade boundaries for AQA A-level psychology 2023 (tbc at time of writing) to 2019.
As the grade boundaries are released for this year, we will update this table accordingly so you can see what the thresholds are across the different grades.
We've also covered the whole course to help you with A level psychology revision to help you get an A* grade. All three exam papers are covered to help you score in the top banding. Not all textbooks or resources provide sufficient information to allow you to make deep evaluation points so this is something we've addressed in our content following the specification exactly.
To understand what the threshold is for an A* grade for AQA psychology at A-level, simply look down the A* grade column for each paper.
For example, we can see that in 2022 it was as follows across the 3 A-level exams:
We therefore simply add these three thresholds up to get a total of 201 marks.
However, in the AQA document, it shows you need to score 202 marks to hit the A* grade threshold.
So we add an additional mark to score an A* grade.
To find out what percentage 201 is out of 288 (the total marks available across all 3 papers), you can divide 201 by 288 and then multiply by 100.
So, 201/288 = 0.6979
Multiplying by 100, we get: 0.6979 x 100 = 69.79%
Therefore, 201 is approximately 69.79% of 288.
Therefore it is reasonably safe to assume to score an A* grade for A level psychology in 2023, you need to achieve 70% across averaged out across all 3 papers.