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    What are you guys planning to do the day before your exam- in detail ? CURIOUS
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    Okay so I'm doing my AS Levels but reading your updates here always really inspire me to revise, so thank you Good luck with your exams too, when do they start? (sorry if you've already said, I haven't read every single post - 124 pages is a lot! or if you've mentioned it somewhere obvious, I'm not observant haha)
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    (Original post by PhanicAtTheDisco)
    Okay so I'm doing my AS Levels but reading your updates here always really inspire me to revise, so thank you Good luck with your exams too, when do they start? (sorry if you've already said, I haven't read every single post - 124 pages is a lot! or if you've mentioned it somewhere obvious, I'm not observant haha)
    Hey thanks - never thought it would be as useful as it has been for motivating others - my first one is on the 18th May (ICT) so not long to go.

    Thank you And good luck for your AS Levels
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    :banana::banana2:WELCOME!:banana2::banana:
    School bits:
    Hi Everyone,

    I'm in year 11 so I will be sitting my GCSEs in less than 20 days (eek). I also had mocks on the 22nd Feb so keeping this thread made sure I kept up with my revision. At the moment my targets and grades are:

    (WJEC) English Language: A*
    (WJEC) English Literature: A*
    (Edexcel) Maths: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Biology: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Chemistry: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Physics: A*
    (AQA) German: A*
    (OCR Modern) History: A*
    (AQA) Geography: A*
    (OCR National) ICT: A*

    Some of you may look at this and wonder how I can improve, but I set really high standards and in some of my mocks I have been getting 84/85 and scores like that, so I am working towards getting as high a mark as possible, and not just securing the grade.

    Hopefully, if I can get the grades, I want to go on to college and study Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Geology.

    Personal bits:
    If you want a bit of background I've always been quite good academically (though I genuinely hate to admit it) but I believe it is down to the fact that I have severe Atopic Eczema (that the specialist said was the worst in 30 years) and because of this, I have found studying to be a worthy distraction. I also can't see out of my left eye which makes life interesting but I like it that way. If I can work hard enough, and get into University, I will be the first person in my family to do so, and considering my parents have barely any qualifications, this is definitely something I aspire to.

    A few last words:
    I am open to any advice or constructive criticism and I am happy to help anyone too.

    If you want to find out more about me as a person I would be happy to post info and along the way, I will be detailing revision I have done, so if you would like to see pictures of it just let me know and I'll be happy to upload

    Also, recently, people have asked if they can post their revision on here too so it can help motivate everyone and we can help each other along - feel free to join in

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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    Hey thanks - never thought it would be as useful as it has been for motivating others - my first one is on the 18th May (ICT) so not long to go.

    Thank you And good luck for your AS Levels
    It really is useful for motivation! Although I think I left my revision way too late and so I've been desperately trying to cram in as much as a I can these past few weeks!!

    Oh not long to go at all! My exams start on the 16th and end on the 25th - 6 exams within 9 days! When do yours end?

    Thanks for wishing me luck!!
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    This thread is actually great !! Not even lying
    You guys updating makes me motivated
    Who came up with this idea it is fabtastic ?
    Good luck for your upcoming exams peeps
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    Today I've done absolutely nothing as I've been in town all day buying gifts for teachers (bought some lovely stuff I really hope they like them )
    The weather's been so good! 24°C!!!
    I also saw my old chem teacher in wilkos which was a bit surprising...

    So my question to you is...are you buying any teachers gifts? And if so which teachers and what gifts?
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    (Original post by NiamhM1801)
    Today I've done absolutely nothing as I've been in town all day buying gifts for teachers (bought some lovely stuff I really hope they like them )
    The weather's been so good! 24°C!!!
    I also saw my old chem teacher in wilkos which was a bit surprising...

    So my question to you is...are you buying any teachers gifts? And if so which teachers and what gifts?
    I'm buying some of them Thank you cards and I might buy them chocolates or perfumes
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    (Original post by RomanKing)
    Your road is blocked. Divert.
    Okay? Would you mind explaining?

    (Original post by PhanicAtTheDisco)
    It really is useful for motivation! Although I think I left my revision way too late and so I've been desperately trying to cram in as much as a I can these past few weeks!!

    Oh not long to go at all! My exams start on the 16th and end on the 25th - 6 exams within 9 days! When do yours end?

    Thanks for wishing me luck!!
    You must have so much content at As level!! ANd 9 days is such a short space of time, soI respect you for that Mine end on the 22nd June so I have about 19 exams over 6 weeks which is less compact as you

    (Original post by miaw98)
    This thread is actually great !! Not even lying
    You guys updating makes me motivated
    Who came up with this idea it is fabtastic ?
    Good luck for your upcoming exams peeps
    Thank you so much It means a lot

    And I must give credit to @nisha.sri for the idea
    Good to you too, for whatever stage you are at

    (Original post by NiamhM1801)
    Today I've done absolutely nothing as I've been in town all day buying gifts for teachers (bought some lovely stuff I really hope they like them )
    The weather's been so good! 24°C!!!
    I also saw my old chem teacher in wilkos which was a bit surprising...

    So my question to you is...are you buying any teachers gifts? And if so which teachers and what gifts?
    Indeed it has - and it's such a nice gesture

    I will be getting gifts for my tceahers, but I haven't decided what yet (I know, I'm running out of time) but I was considering hand-making everything so I could personalise it but that may take a while I'll let you know when I have decided
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    Okay? Would you mind explaining?



    You must have so much content at As level!! ANd 9 days is such a short space of time, soI respect you for that Mine end on the 22nd June so I have about 19 exams over 6 weeks which is less compact as you



    Thank you so much It means a lot

    And I must give credit to @nisha.sri for the idea
    Good to you too, for whatever stage you are at



    Indeed it has - and it's such a nice gesture

    I will be getting gifts for my tceahers, but I haven't decided what yet (I know, I'm running out of time) but I was considering hand-making everything so I could personalise it but that may take a while I'll let you know when I have decided
    Aww that's so sweet
    I left it really late as today was the last weekend before I leave! But I got stuff for the 4 teachers I'm giving gifts to (slight favouritism oops ) but I'll be buying thank you cards and writing nice personalised messages inside them for all of them
    I got my lovely English teacher 2 little books, one containing world war 1 poetry and the other containing Shakespearean insults and also a canvas with a Banksy painting on it because he loves his artwork and has multiple posters in his classroom
    Got my not so lovely maths teacher a box of chocolates and a huge rubber that says 'for big mistakes' as he's well known for making 'human errors' (silly mistakes)
    For my PE teacher I got a book on cycling as she loves it
    And finally for my German teacher I literally couldn't think of anything (she's very closed) so I just got some Yankee candles and a little holder for them

    My friends getting my other maths teacher this 😂
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    3 more exams tomorrow! Can't believe I already had 5 this past week, and that I have 17 more to go. Glad it's not that bad though since tomorrow's exams should be pretty chill
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    :banana::banana2:WELCOME!:banana2::banana:
    School bits:
    Hi Everyone,

    I'm in year 11 so I will be sitting my GCSEs in less than 20 days (eek). I also had mocks on the 22nd Feb so keeping this thread made sure I kept up with my revision. At the moment my targets and grades are:

    (WJEC) English Language: A*
    (WJEC) English Literature: A*
    (Edexcel) Maths: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Biology: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Chemistry: A*
    (OCR Gateway B) Physics: A*
    (AQA) German: A*
    (OCR Modern) History: A*
    (AQA) Geography: A*
    (OCR National) ICT: A*

    Some of you may look at this and wonder how I can improve, but I set really high standards and in some of my mocks I have been getting 84/85 and scores like that, so I am working towards getting as high a mark as possible, and not just securing the grade.

    Hopefully, if I can get the grades, I want to go on to college and study Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Geology.

    Personal bits:
    If you want a bit of background I've always been quite good academically (though I genuinely hate to admit it) but I believe it is down to the fact that I have severe Atopic Eczema (that the specialist said was the worst in 30 years) and because of this, I have found studying to be a worthy distraction. I also can't see out of my left eye which makes life interesting but I like it that way. If I can work hard enough, and get into University, I will be the first person in my family to do so, and considering my parents have barely any qualifications, this is definitely something I aspire to.

    A few last words:
    I am open to any advice or constructive criticism and I am happy to help anyone too.

    If you want to find out more about me as a person I would be happy to post info and along the way, I will be detailing revision I have done, so if you would like to see pictures of it just let me know and I'll be happy to upload

    Also, recently, people have asked if they can post their revision on here too so it can help motivate everyone and we can help each other along - feel free to join in

    Mocks (22nd Feb)
    Here's the posts I made about the mocks I have just taken
    Leave A* road and divert to the nearest side road. The first road on the left is the best option, A Street.
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    (Original post by PhanicAtTheDisco)
    Okay so I'm doing my AS Levels but reading your updates here always really inspire me to revise, so thank you Good luck with your exams too, when do they start? (sorry if you've already said, I haven't read every single post - 124 pages is a lot! or if you've mentioned it somewhere obvious, I'm not observant haha)
    OML, I love panic at the disco!
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    (Original post by Mac117)
    3 more exams tomorrow! Can't believe I already had 5 this past week, and that I have 17 more to go. Glad it's not that bad though since tomorrow's exams should be pretty chill
    Good luck I am sure that you will ace them
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    (Original post by NiamhM1801)
    Today I've done absolutely nothing as I've been in town all day buying gifts for teachers (bought some lovely stuff I really hope they like them )
    The weather's been so good! 24°C!!!
    I also saw my old chem teacher in wilkos which was a bit surprising...

    So my question to you is...are you buying any teachers gifts? And if so which teachers and what gifts?
    When I get round to being at the end of year 11, I will probably write thank-you cards to the teachers whom I really think have made me succeed.
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    UPDATE 08/05/16
    I've been productive this weekend YAY!! It was 26 degrees today - so so so warm too hot to do anything but I managed. It has officially turned into single figures 9 days remaining !!

    1. LOTF - 2 essay questions ( bullet points ) and historical contexts
    2. Things to do before my first set of exams ( not really revision but hey - it took most of my time )
    3. Analysed a poetry
    4. P1 - Past paper
    5. B1 - 15 Q&A - Variation & Genes
    6. C1 - past paper
    7. B1 - 10 Q&A - Evolution
    8. C1 - 15 Q& A - Metals
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    Update for today:
    RE paper covering peace and justice and religion and equality
    B1 paper (50 marks!)
    C1 paper (47 marks! I made silly mistakes :/)
    Geography unit 1 battle for the biosphere revision and practise questions
    OMAM revison and recapping

    Overall, pretty productive considering the temptation to go outside today it reached 27 degrees!
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    Hey,
    What are you guys planning to do the day before your exam- in detail ? CURIOUS
    Well, I'll probably first make sure that I should be proud of myself and not be worried. Then probably look over things I've learned, not anything to much, and then probably eat something sweet. For some reason, eating something sweet always calms me down!

    (Original post by NiamhM1801)
    Today I've done absolutely nothing as I've been in town all day buying gifts for teachers (bought some lovely stuff I really hope they like them )
    The weather's been so good! 24°C!!!
    I also saw my old chem teacher in wilkos which was a bit surprising...

    So my question to you is...are you buying any teachers gifts? And if so which teachers and what gifts?
    Same situation for me yesterday! I already bought a perfume for my science teacher who has helped me a lot and taught me since year 7. I'm planning to buy a book for my English teacher and a book for my history teacher. I would probably give most of my teachers a thank you card too except for my ICT teacher.

    (Original post by Mac117)
    3 more exams tomorrow! Can't believe I already had 5 this past week, and that I have 17 more to go. Glad it's not that bad though since tomorrow's exams should be pretty chill
    Wow, good luck! Hopefully, you will do well!
    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    UPDATE 08/05/16
    I've been productive this weekend YAY!! It was 26 degrees today - so so so warm too hot to do anything but I managed. It has officially turned into single figures 9 days remaining !!

    1. LOTF - 2 essay questions ( bullet points ) and historical contexts
    2. Things to do before my first set of exams ( not really revision but hey - it took most of my time )
    3. Analysed a poetry
    4. P1 - Past paper
    5. B1 - 15 Q&A - Variation & Genes
    6. C1 - past paper
    7. B1 - 10 Q&A - Evolution
    8. C1 - 15 Q& A - Metals
    Wow, well done today! You should be proud! Keep up the good work!

    (Original post by srmed)
    Update for today:
    RE paper covering peace and justice and religion and equality
    B1 paper (50 marks!)
    C1 paper (47 marks! I made silly mistakes :/)
    Geography unit 1 battle for the biosphere revision and practise questions
    OMAM revison and recapping

    Overall, pretty productive considering the temptation to go outside today it reached 27 degrees!
    Well done! The weather was wonderful today, wasn't it? Keep up the hard work!
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    Update 08/05/2916
    Well, I wanted to be productive today but unfortunately, I woke up at 12pm when I wanted to wake up at 7am. I guess I did something...

    English literature- recapped Anita and Me and did a past essay question. I also looked over my mock exam and looked for any weaknesses
    English language- revised how to write review and analysed and read reviews. Did a past a per question on it
    ICT- I somehow spent a lot of time revising topic 6(issues) today. For some reason, revising for ICT is longer than revising for any other subjects. I also did a past paper and somehow, again, managed an A*. Hopefully, the grade boundaries will stay low this year!
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    (Original post by Mac117)
    3 more exams tomorrow! Can't believe I already had 5 this past week, and that I have 17 more to go. Glad it's not that bad though since tomorrow's exams should be pretty chill
    Wow good luck and I hope they go well for you

    (Original post by NiamhM1801)
    Aww that's so sweet
    I left it really late as today was the last weekend before I leave! But I got stuff for the 4 teachers I'm giving gifts to (slight favouritism oops ) but I'll be buying thank you cards and writing nice personalised messages inside them for all of them
    I got my lovely English teacher 2 little books, one containing world war 1 poetry and the other containing Shakespearean insults and also a canvas with a Banksy painting on it because he loves his artwork and has multiple posters in his classroom
    Got my not so lovely maths teacher a box of chocolates and a huge rubber that says 'for big mistakes' as he's well known for making 'human errors' (silly mistakes)
    For my PE teacher I got a book on cycling as she loves it
    And finally for my German teacher I literally couldn't think of anything (she's very closed) so I just got some Yankee candles and a little holder for them

    My friends getting my other maths teacher this 😂
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    They are great gifts!! And those glasses are fantastic

    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    UPDATE 08/05/16
    I've been productive this weekend YAY!! It was 26 degrees today - so so so warm too hot to do anything but I managed. It has officially turned into single figures 9 days remaining !!

    1. LOTF - 2 essay questions ( bullet points ) and historical contexts
    2. Things to do before my first set of exams ( not really revision but hey - it took most of my time )
    3. Analysed a poetry
    4. P1 - Past paper
    5. B1 - 15 Q&A - Variation & Genes
    6. C1 - past paper
    7. B1 - 10 Q&A - Evolution
    8. C1 - 15 Q& A - Metals
    One word - Fantastic!!!

    (Original post by sahra30013)
    Update 08/05/2916
    Well, I wanted to be productive today but unfortunately, I woke up at 12pm when I wanted to wake up at 7am. I guess I did something...

    English literature- recapped Anita and Me and did a past essay question. I also looked over my mock exam and looked for any weaknesses
    English language- revised how to write review and analysed and read reviews. Did a past a per question on it
    ICT- I somehow spent a lot of time revising topic 6(issues) today. For some reason, revising for ICT is longer than revising for any other subjects. I also did a past paper and somehow, again, managed an A*. Hopefully, the grade boundaries will stay low this year!
    Well done - I'm sure the lie in will have helped you recharge, you've still done amazingly well
 
 
 
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