The A* grade was introduced in 2010. A* is a full grade above A2 (and therefore half a grade above A1). There is no grade A* at Cambridge International AS Level.
The Cambridge AICE points system for Cambridge International A Level is:
The Cambridge AICE points system for Cambridge International AS Level is:
140 points will be awarded for an A*, but the number of Cambridge AICE points will be capped at 360.
The advantages of this are that it reflects the value of A* compared to A2, the maximum stays at 360, and six Cambridge International AS Levels have the same maximum score available as three Cambridge International A Levels.