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    (Original post by *Noodles*)
    1) Jane Eyre and A room with a view.
    2) Meantime and A street car named desire
    I've started with the poems. What texts are you doing?
    I'm doing very similar texts:
    1) Jane Eyre and (? - not yet sure)
    2) Meantime and Streetcar
    I've started Jane Eyre with one teacher and Streetcar with the other.

    Which other subjects are you taking?
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    (Original post by Gymnast7)
    I'm doing very similar texts:
    1) Jane Eyre and (? - not yet sure)
    2) Meantime and Streetcar
    I've started Jane Eyre with one teacher and Streetcar with the other.
    Which other subjects are you taking?
    I'm not too sure about a room with a view, I remember the author but we haven't started anything for that part. I have the anthology for Mean time and there's 35 poems in there; catorgrising them by theme, and there is hardly anything on the Internet or a revision guide or anything?
    Religion, ethics and philosophy, English lit, geography and psychology. What about you?
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    (Original post by *Noodles*)
    I'm not too sure about a room with a view, I remember the author but we haven't started anything for that part. I have the anthology for Mean time and there's 35 poems in there; catorgrising them by theme, and there is hardly anything on the Internet or a revision guide or anything?
    Religion, ethics and philosophy, English lit, geography and psychology. What about you?
    I'm taking English lit, history, maths and further maths.
    There doesn't seem to be many revision guides around for English; I think the expectation is that we do our own research online about a text, and use that to form our own opinions and present an argument, but with texts where there is little available online, it is difficult to do this...

    My school seems to have this really bizarre policy where they ignore the GCSE results we received only a few weeks ago and reassess us on the content of our GCSE exams themselves in a series of assessments over the next two weeks. I understand that they are checking what we have forgotten over the summer, but it just seems a bit excessive! Have you had to do anything like this?



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    Hey I am Arjun
    my hobbies and interests include playing football , listening to music and playing the guitar
    I have taken three sciences and math
    all of the subjects mentioned above are my favourite
    My ideal future occupation would be to become a cardiologist
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    (Original post by Gymnast7)
    I'm taking English lit, history, maths and further maths.
    There doesn't seem to be many revision guides around for English; I think the expectation is that we do our own research online about a text, and use that to form our own opinions and present an argument, but with texts where there is little available online, it is difficult to do this...

    My school seems to have this really bizarre policy where they ignore the GCSE results we received only a few weeks ago and reassess us on the content of our GCSE exams themselves in a series of assessments over the next two weeks. I understand that they are checking what we have forgotten over the summer, but it just seems a bit excessive! Have you had to do anything like this?


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    lmao nope !! No exams yet. But I will do around December. So have you had any lessons or are you just doing exams?
    I thought there would be more stuff online since people did the new spec last year but there is nothing, only the exemplar material on their website which doesn't help much when you don't even know what it's about.
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    (Original post by *Noodles*)
    lmao nope !! No exams yet. But I will do around December. So have you had any lessons or are you just doing exams?
    I thought there would be more stuff online since people did the new spec last year but there is nothing, only the exemplar material on their website which doesn't help much when you don't even know what it's about.
    I've had lessons as well, but I'm spending some of them doing these assessments. We don't have mock exams until January, and, if we don't pass these, we don't get entered for the real thing!
    Sometimes the text itself has notes of some kind in either the front or back - these are quite useful if you have them. Apart from that, if there's hardly anything online, I guess you'll have to get all of your notes from your lessons...

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    Introduce Yourself
    Hey, I'm Katie and I live in East Anglia.
    What are your hobbies and interests?
    I don't really have any hobbies, unless you count writing (but I'm not doing that at the moment). My interests vary a lot. My main obsession is LOTR, but I like a lot of the main Fandoms (eg Supernatural and Doctor Who). I love comic books, especially the Flash. I watch a lot of movies and YouTube. I read. My favourite band is Bastille. I own a sword too, which is really cool.
    What subjects are you taking?
    I am taking History, Classical Civilisation, Philosophy & Ethics and English Lang.
    Favourite subjects?
    My favourite subjects are Classics, Philosophy (my teacher looks like a young Stephen Fry) and History.
    Future Occupation?
    I'm not exactly sure, but I want to work in a museum. But before I get a full-time job I want to go to a Russell group university (Hopefully Cambridge or Edinburgh).
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    I'm Joe! I'm into acting, and like to do that in my spare time! I'm studying geography, media and English Lang & Lit A levels! I wanna start using this app more often as I'm starting to struggle already with the gcse to a level jump! Hoping to make some friends on here maybe?😂


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    (Original post by J0333)
    I'm Joe! I'm into acting, and like to do that in my spare time! I'm studying geography, media and English Lang & Lit A levels! I wanna start using this app more often as I'm starting to struggle already with the gcse to a level jump! Hoping to make some friends on here maybe?😂


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    Hey! I'm in the same boat as you, the GCSE to A level jump :/ I'm doing Maths, FM, Physics and Computing as my A levels How are you finding school so far? or college?
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    (Original post by hamza772000)
    Hey! I'm in the same boat as you, the GCSE to A level jump :/ I'm doing Maths, FM, Physics and Computing as my A levels How are you finding school so far? or college?
    Wow those are some tricky A levels😳 I've gone to a college! Yeah it's good, I like the relaxed feel & I'm making lots of new friends which is nice! Are you at a college or a school?


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    (Original post by J0333)
    Wow those are some tricky A levels😳 I've gone to a college! Yeah it's good, I like the relaxed feel & I'm making lots of new friends which is nice! Are you at a college or a school?


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    Haha, true but if I were to do the ones you're doing, I'd be struggling My school's pretty relaxed even though it may not seem that way, yeah I go to a school, I've met a lot of new people you just keep meeting new people everyday tbh
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    (Original post by hamza772000)
    Haha, true but if I were to do the ones you're doing, I'd be struggling My school's pretty relaxed even though it may not seem that way, yeah I go to a school, I've met a lot of new people you just keep meeting new people everyday tbh
    That's good then! Yeah that's what I've found, it's great😃


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    That's good then! Yeah that's what I've found, it's great😃


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    What do you plan to do after your A levels?
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    (Original post by hamza772000)
    Hey! I'm in the same boat as you, the GCSE to A level jump :/ I'm doing Maths, FM, Physics and Computing as my A levels How are you finding school so far? or college?
    Hey! Doing maths and further maths as well which exam board are you on and how are you finding it so far? Was also going to choose physics but then decided not to ahaha!


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    (Original post by DamnDaniel2)
    Hey! Doing maths and further maths as well which exam board are you on and how are you finding it so far? Was also going to choose physics but then decided not to ahaha!


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    OCR MEI, wbu?
    So far it's fine, currently I'm doing S1 and C1, C1 is great and S1 is fine too, just a lil more trickier although quite fun if you get it

    Physics has been fun so far tbh
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    (Original post by hamza772000)
    What do you plan to do after your A levels?
    I'm not too sure! Defo hoping to go uni, I do like geog and media though so maybe a job which combines them both? Idk, kinda wish my college did a level drama though😢 what are your plans? Everyone's so much more planned out in life than me😂


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    (Original post by hamza772000)
    OCR MEI, wbu?
    So far it's fine, currently I'm doing S1 and C1, C1 is great and S1 is fine too, just a lil more trickier although quite fun if you get it

    Physics has been fun so far tbh
    Oh right ok! Im doing EdExcel!

    My teacher told me that the exam board 'MEI' are for those who do not have a teacher or something like that ahaha!

    Oh so your only starting off with 2 modules? In my school I'm given 1 maths teacher who teaches 3 of my lessons for C1 and will be doing C2, C3 and C4 and then I have 2 further maths teachers teaching 5 of my lessons. One of them is teaching me S1 up until end of November and then will start teaching M1 until April, the other teacher is teaching me D1 up until the end of November and will be teaching me FP1 after up until April!
    My maths teacher is teaching us C1 up until end of November and then doing C2 until April!

    Sorry that sounds super confusing so hopefully you get it ahaha

    Yh it's going really well! S1 is a module that's super easy to lose marks on and my FM teacher said that his students tend to divert from liking statistics to mechanics after a few months because of how easy it is to lose marks in the stats modules ahaha! Im super excited to start M1 lol I love mechanics


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    (Original post by J0333)
    I'm not too sure! Defo hoping to go uni, I do like geog and media though so maybe a job which combines them both? Idk, kinda wish my college did a level drama though😢 what are your plans? Everyone's so much more planned out in life than me😂


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    Haha, not really sure, definitely uni, and then perhaps a Masters degree in Engineering, probably Software Engineering but yh I'm not entirely sure about anything atm, just worried about A levels rn
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    (Original post by ColossalAtom)
    Welcome to the official Year 12 Thread! (2016-2017) :bigsmile::borat::bunny::clap2::dance::elefant::excited:

    *grabs an old school microphone descending from the ceiling*

    Students! We're going to embark on a journey like we have never experienced! The first year of the A-levels :work:! The jump may seem big to some of you from the GCSEs that we did, but show no fear! Fence with them, en garde and riposte! :fight:

    Now time to tell us who you are. :hello:

    - Introduce yourself
    - What are your hobbies and interests?
    - What subjects are you planning to take?
    - Your favourite subject(s)?
    - Your ideal future occupation? :smartass:

    Future Oxbridge applicants:

    Cambridge - ColossalAtom, CyberJake, Mahrez, emi.hopkins, TSlayerr, enidblytonlife, MezmorisedPotato, CloakedSpartan, metellaest, drapplepilot, Enigmatically, emmald583

    Oxford - kennethdcharles

    (Let me know if one of these is your trajectory, then I'll add you there. Also feel free to recommend some I haven't added on yet)

    Aspiring medical doctor(s): ColossalAtom, LDS16, drapplepilot, nisha.sri, Fractite, snoamdaila, abbi.rebecca, starstudent7, MezmorisedPotato, homeland.lsw, Elliwhi

    Aspiring lawyer(s): LieutenantJ, cherryblossoming, lonyeka, sahil19, Juedjegfewo

    Aspiring banker(s): AdeptDz

    Aspiring physicist(s): kennethdcharles

    Aspiring engineer(s): Mahrez, sfairy27, Chemgawd99, ElMcDonald, enidblytonlife

    Aspiring dentist(s): icy_typhoon, sulaimanali

    Aspiring teacher(s): lozza_X, amybmth, Jazzy_j_, NiamhM1801, CharmingCat, AlevelBiologist

    Aspiring computer developer(s): Vyres, shirleydongj, CyberJake, Lelanor, Waveyalex, CloakedSpartan

    Aspiring veterinarian(s): Edosawr

    Aspiring actor(s)/actresses(s): sulaimanali

    Some bits of this was stolen from JTran38 year 11 thread.

    I'm always continuously editing.
    Hii, please add me to the aspiring lawyers list, and the Cambridge list!

    Anyway; I'm taking History (AQA Russia and British Politics), Politics (Edexcel), Economics (AQA). And I'd love to go to study law at Cambridge and become a barrister/lawyer/civil servant!
    If anyone is taking the same subjects and spec. as me, I'd love to get to know you so we could help each other out!
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    (Original post by DamnDaniel2)
    Oh right ok! Im doing EdExcel!

    My teacher told me that the exam board 'MEI' are for those who do not have a teacher or something like that ahaha!

    Oh so your only starting off with 2 modules? In my school I'm given 1 maths teacher who teaches 3 of my lessons for C1 and will be doing C2, C3 and C4 and then I have 2 further maths teachers teaching 5 of my lessons. One of them is teaching me S1 up until end of November and then will start teaching M1 until April, the other teacher is teaching me D1 up until the end of November and will be teaching me FP1 after up until April!
    My maths teacher is teaching us C1 up until end of November and then doing C2 until April!

    Sorry that sounds super confusing so hopefully you get it ahaha

    Yh it's going really well! S1 is a module that's super easy to lose marks on and my FM teacher said that his students tend to divert from liking statistics to mechanics after a few months because of how easy it is to lose marks in the stats modules ahaha! Im super excited to start M1 lol I love mechanics


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    OCR MEI is the hardest exam board, I wish I did Edexcel

    Well, we're gonna do C1 and S1 till October I believe, but overall this year I'm doing C1, C2, S1, M1, D1, FP1.

    Yeah, makes sense I have 2 teachers, one for the pure modules and one for applied modules

    Yep, you can easily lose marks on S1 I'm quite excited for M1 too as I'm doing Physics and Mechanics is really related to it
 
 
 
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