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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    French: Went well, lost a few marks but hopefully near full UMS (I'll work it out myself). I finished in an hour as opposed to the 2.5 given.

    Chemistry: Easy, I thought. Did it in half the time, and I think I've got above 52/60
    Well done,:danceboy: I do both those subjects and although french is going ok, Chemistry on the other hand is abysmal, and I do hold my hands up and say I have been extremely lazy, I am still riding that GCSE wave of studying the night before and getting A*'s,that's no longer working so well, any advice for these subjects and is it too late for me still to pull out high A's in June? Thanks!
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    Were you writing for wex as well? Where are you going?
    Yuh, well probably nowhere as my letter was awful so I doubt I will get it

    I shall keep you updated :ninja:
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    Yuh, well probably nowhere as my letter was awful so I doubt I will get it

    I shall keep you updated :ninja:
    Nah, you'll be fine ^_^ To be honest I don't expect to get the lab place either but if you don't ask, you don't get right? I'm determined to make the most of this summer, it's going to be put to good use :yep:

    If you won't say where then what sort of industry is it in?
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    Nah, you'll be fine ^_^ To be honest I don't expect to get the lab place either but if you don't ask, you don't get right? I'm determined to make the most of this summer, it's going to be put to good use :yep:

    If you won't say where then what sort of industry is it in?
    Oh I did mean to reply where ... I just forgot to type it :') at a psychriatric hosp . I never do anything with my summers just trying to jam it with work experience, I might try for some lab work if that fails
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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
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    Also when you working you know where ? I am determined to be there at the same time as you just once!
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    Oh I did mean to reply where ... I just forgot to type it :') at a psychriatric hosp . I never do anything with my summers just trying to jam it with work experience, I might try for some lab work if that fails
    Ooh that sounds really interesting, is it nearby? I'll give you the details of the lab if you want, although it's a vet one so I doubt it would be interested. There's a bio lab right next to the farm actually, but I looked on the website and they only take relatives of staff for work experience :/


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    Also when you working you know where ? I am determined to be there at the same time as you just once!
    It's turned to **** .

    The manager moved back to Ireland as he couldn't afford flights back every fortnight, and it's been downhill from there. The member of staff who was responsible for the animals on lower farm left (she was thinking of applying to be a vet nurse long before the manager left, but when staffing changes were happening animal welfare standards started to slip and she got upset and pissed off by this (and rightly so, I was too)). Now the animals down there just don't get cleaned out any more during the week, they sit in their **** and piss all week until the volunteers can come in at the weekend. That's bad enough, but I also really dislike the new managers. One of them is always trying to undermine the volunteers. We led ponies all summer, but now she doesn't trust us at all. Last time I went she said that being led by me was like 'being in a torture chamber' (verbatim) because I wasn't speaking, probably because I couldn't get a ****ing word in edgeways. Fair enough what she's saying, but I've been there over a year now and I've learned to use my judgement; some children are very young or very shy or do not speak English; it isn't always appropriate to chat. I don't appreciate being patronised by someone who doesn't even know the names of the ****ing animals. Oh yeah, the new managers are also sending the foal away unless his owner trains him for three hours per day (he's not even one year old, train him to do what, exactly). I'm royally pissed off and every time I think about the place I want to ****ing cry. I used to love it so much and now it is a hell hole, both for me and the animals forced to live there.

    So yeah, I do still go there occasionally but I'm trying to pluck up the courage to say that they've broken the camel's back now. The only thing keeping me going is the animals, 'cause if the vols don't go they literally don't get cleaned out, but it's not healthy for me to be stressing out so much over a place I used to regard as my second home
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    Well done,:danceboy: I do both those subjects and although french is going ok, Chemistry on the other hand is abysmal, and I do hold my hands up and say I have been extremely lazy, I am still riding that GCSE wave of studying the night before and getting A*'s,that's no longer working so well, any advice for these subjects and is it too late for me still to pull out high A's in June? Thanks!
    :awesome:

    Hahahaha, I haven't revised yet and yesterday didn't help with that because it went well :lol:

    Never too late! Just understand concepts :yep:

    What else do you do? Maths and further?
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :awesome:

    Hahahaha, I haven't revised yet and yesterday didn't help with that because it went well :lol:

    Never too late! Just understand concepts :yep:

    What else do you do? Maths and further?
    Well, I hope its not too late, my Physics teacher told me my mock was awful today , so I hope I can turn that around come June! Yeah I do maths, further and physics along with chem and french. What about you, what a levels are you doing?
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    Well, I hope its not too late, my Physics teacher told me my mock was awful today , so I hope I can turn that around come June! Yeah I do maths, further and physics along with chem and french. What about you, what a levels are you doing?
    I did physics today! It was nice and challenging for some :yep:

    Those are the best ever! I do the same, and bio too :woo: dropping bio though.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I did physics today! It was nice and challenging for some :yep:

    Those are the best ever! I do the same, and bio too :woo: dropping bio though.
    Haha I agree though, I dislike bio, when you say you are dropping it as in for next year or now? Wait, so are you doing 6 a levels?
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    Haha I agree though, I dislike bio, when you say you are dropping it as in for next year or now? Wait, so are you doing 6 a levels?
    Dropping it after AS.

    History AS I have as well, but yeah.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Dropping it after AS.

    History AS I have as well, but yeah.
    So you are doing 7,cool! I am assuming some are self-taught, which ones are or have you done some as's already? Is your school supportive?
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    Ooh that sounds really interesting, is it nearby? I'll give you the details of the lab if you want, although it's a vet one so I doubt it would be interested. There's a bio lab right next to the farm actually, but I looked on the website and they only take relatives of staff for work experience :/



    It's turned to **** .

    The manager moved back to Ireland as he couldn't afford flights back every fortnight, and it's been downhill from there. The member of staff who was responsible for the animals on lower farm left (she was thinking of applying to be a vet nurse long before the manager left, but when staffing changes were happening animal welfare standards started to slip and she got upset and pissed off by this (and rightly so, I was too)). Now the animals down there just don't get cleaned out any more during the week, they sit in their **** and piss all week until the volunteers can come in at the weekend. That's bad enough, but I also really dislike the new managers. One of them is always trying to undermine the volunteers. We led ponies all summer, but now she doesn't trust us at all. Last time I went she said that being led by me was like 'being in a torture chamber' (verbatim) because I wasn't speaking, probably because I couldn't get a ****ing word in edgeways. Fair enough what she's saying, but I've been there over a year now and I've learned to use my judgement; some children are very young or very shy or do not speak English; it isn't always appropriate to chat. I don't appreciate being patronised by someone who doesn't even know the names of the ****ing animals. Oh yeah, the new managers are also sending the foal away unless his owner trains him for three hours per day (he's not even one year old, train him to do what, exactly). I'm royally pissed off and every time I think about the place I want to ****ing cry. I used to love it so much and now it is a hell hole, both for me and the animals forced to live there.

    So yeah, I do still go there occasionally but I'm trying to pluck up the courage to say that they've broken the camel's back now. The only thing keeping me going is the animals, 'cause if the vols don't go they literally don't get cleaned out, but it's not healthy for me to be stressing out so much over a place I used to regard as my second home
    Yh I'm alright, me and animals do not go well together :P I might try that lab anyways as they might take people on from my school

    That is honestly disgusting such a shame , I'm glad you still go occasionally though. Hope things start to improve soon! Have you said anything to whoever is in charge about the conditions ?
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    (Original post by Mathsfanatic123)
    So you are doing 7,cool! I am assuming some are self-taught, which ones are or have you done some as's already? Is your school supportive?
    self taught maths a2 and history as, they're done.

    Doing 4 AS this year, then dropping bio and French and doing f.maths A2 in class... And self teach French a2.

    And new school, but I guess so!
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    self taught maths a2 and history as, they're done.

    Doing 4 AS this year, then dropping bio and French and doing f.maths A2 in class... And self teach French a2.

    And new school, but I guess so!
    I'm in awe!! So what will do next year if you are pretty much done now, or are you applying for uni this year? How do you find the time/motivation, or are you a child prodigy?
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    I'm in awe!! So what will do next year if you are pretty much done now, or are you applying for uni this year? How do you find the time/motivation, or are you a child prodigy?
    Why?:lol: I didn't get an A* or anything

    No next year f.maths, chem, physics and French A2
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Why?:lol: I didn't get an A* or anything

    No next year f.maths, chem, physics and French A2
    What grades have you got so far, what do you want to study? I'm starting think you are a child genius:adore:
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    (Original post by Mathsfanatic123)
    What grades have you got so far, what do you want to study? I'm starting think you are a child genius:adore:
    :rofl: I'm not!

    My profile has gcses...

    Average for a level maths is 89.6 or something due to poo C2 C3 and M1. 're doing C3 hopefully bring average up a lot
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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
    Nah, you'll be fine ^_^ To be honest I don't expect to get the lab place either but if you don't ask, you don't get right? I'm determined to make the most of this summer, it's going to be put to good use :yep:

    If you won't say where then what sort of industry is it in?
    You still looking to use the Nuffield Foundation?
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    (Original post by sarahiscool)
    Yh I'm alright, me and animals do not go well together :P I might try that lab anyways as they might take people on from my school

    That is honestly disgusting such a shame , I'm glad you still go occasionally though. Hope things start to improve soon! Have you said anything to whoever is in charge about the conditions ?
    No, the people now in charge are the people that I can't stand . It's been flagged up but lack of staff is blamed (hire some people then??? and while you're at it you could start paying the people that you do employ the minimum wage at least)


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    You still looking to use the Nuffield Foundation?
    Nah, I was keen but I dislike the fact that you have to spend six weeks at the same place so I'm trying to organise my own placements. How about you?
 
 
 
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