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    (Original post by shilshark)
    Hey can you expand on "selectively" revising for history, im not quite sure what you mean
    I think it really depends on the exam board. My school does CIE IGCSE, which through experience, the school knew they always set 2 questions for each half of the topics we do for Paper 1.

    We did the Cold War for our elective, which was divided into 4/5 sub-questions. The school already decided not to teach us the last part, which was the Gulf War, and I also decided not to revise for Gorbachev.

    It's essentially a game of chance and probability. My year was particularly my because international relations had 3 topics and we knew one was going to be in paper 2, so by default, the other 2 had to be in paper 1. So for my year, revising for the Cold War was actually optional hahah (some people actually only revised international relations because they were so sure both questions would come up).

    The thing is if you selectively revise, it shouldn't be because you can't be bothered to learn the other stuff, but rather so you'll be able to learn the topics you do decide to learn in much greater detail. Remember in GCSEs it's the relevant supporting details that get you the marks.
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    Lol i won't hate you Yup i agree with you WOW You started in year 10 great x
    Saying I started in year 10 made me sound really hard-working haha. What I should have said is that those were often set by my teachers, who would pick relevant questions for the topics we covered, which is much easier to do in humanities compared to sciences. So for example in history, we might get set a paper 1 questions for prep, which (I think) is 40 mins, equivalent to half of the actual paper
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    How did you revise?!

    Much appreciated x
    I didn't.
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    (Original post by c0c0nuts)
    Saying I started in year 10 made me sound really hard-working haha. What I should have said is that those were often set by my teachers, who would pick relevant questions for the topics we covered, which is much easier to do in humanities compared to sciences. So for example in history, we might get set a paper 1 questions for prep, which (I think) is 40 mins, equivalent to half of the actual paper
    Lol from your grades you'd be hard working Lol OK
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    YOUR ARE AMAZING
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    Thank youuuuu so muchhhh
    I hope these work, saves you paying £50 in a panic a few weeks before your exams. I could not afford these when I completed my GCSE'S so its good to know that this should help someone who may be in the same position I was.
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    I hope these work, saves you paying £50 in a panic a few weeks before your exams. I could not afford these when I completed my GCSE'S so its good to know that this should help someone who may be in the same position I was.
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    It sure does Aww Thank you x
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    be very careful. they may be taken down soon

    but thank you very much really good quality
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    4A*s (maths,chemistry,economics,physi cs)
    1A (urdu)
    4B (english,pk.stds,islamiyat,ICT)

    For mathematics, i did all the past papers from 1995-2015
    chemistry - notes that my teacher gave me
    Economics - edexcel igcse book and past papers


    is anyone giving IAS accounting unit 1, economics unit 2 or Business unit 2???
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    Only 2A*s rest As tho. a*s in subjects which aren't even relevant to me 😂
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    My school is awkward because we do 1 year courses, so last year I did two optionals (German & PD) plus core science
    A, B, C respectively & I am yet to do the rest of my GCSEs
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    A^ 6A* 3A 2B (one of those Bs was in core science in year 9 though, so it's sort of obsolete)

    I did loads of past papers, don't bother too much with cranking out notes, because they can be pretty useless sometimes
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    2A* 5As and 2Bs 😊
    Start with the topics you struggle with first
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    12 A*
    Past papers
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    (Original post by Clarinet)
    12 A*
    Past papers
    Did you not do any notes??
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    (Original post by shilshark)
    Did you not do any notes??
    I did notes on every subject
    French - spend half an hour to an hour every day looking through a section of vocab, get someone to test you on that section
    English Lit - learn it like geography/science: learn points, quotes and analysis for each character and theme, including some slightly off-the-wall things that the examiners won't have come across before
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    I only got 1 A, 7 B's 2 C's
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    8 A*s (GCSE English lit, English Lang, Geography, History, Fine Art, Maths, Physics and Chemistry) and 3 As (Biology, Further Maths and French) ☺️


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    How did everyone get an A* in English Literature?
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    (Original post by nisha.sri)
    Did you do past papers? Well done how much did you revise during easter?
    Sorry, I've only just seen this. I did at least 2 hours everyday in Easter, mostly more. And yes I did all the past papers from the spec and asked my teachers for the older ones
 
 
 
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