Study help and revision tips

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Let's help you get through your GCSE and A-level work. Use the links to dig deeper, or scroll down to explore more.

Need a hand with your mocks? We've got an article that will help get your GCSE and A-level mocks revision on track.

Find discussions about your subjects

Study help discussion groups

We have discussion groups covering individual subjects, so it's easy to find what you need.

Choose a popular subject from the drop-down list - or use the link below to look through all of them.

Preparing your revision

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Working towards some exams? A bit of preparation can really help you focus. Here's how to get started - and how to stick at it.

Student advice on studying and revising

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Get advice from the people who really know what studying is like. These articles have all been written by GCSE and A-level students. 

How to revise

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It's not easy, revising for lots of exams all at the same time. So you'll want to make sure your revision time is productive. In these articles, we've got advice from top students who share their secrets.


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Don't be hard on yourself when you're revising - motivation isn't always easy to find. These tips will help you find the mental focus to keep going through a long series of exams.

Preparing for an exam

Past papers

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Using past exam papers is an excellent way to ensure your revision is on track.

Exam facts

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Exams can be a bit more manageable once you understand how they work. Here are a few things you should know.

Exam tips from AQA

Who better to give you revision advice than the people who set the exams?

We’ve worked with exam board AQA to create a series of exam advice articles.

Find all their advice for GCSE and A-level here

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