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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    Only ended up doing the bio paper and got 51/75, which is A*
    Praise the low grade boundaries of OCR biology
    lol it's truly a blessing. I can't seem to get higher than like 56 in the biology papers but that's fine with me cause it's still an A* :P And the thing is, the chemistry and physics papers' grade boundaries are lower than biology so if 51 is an A* BOY IMMA GET MYSELF SOME EASY A*s. I hope this years exams are easy :P
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    (Original post by I'm_infires)
    , the chemistry and physics papers' grade boundaries are lower than biology
    Hehe, it's normally bio which has the lowest grade boundaries (which exam board are you on?), and I think chem has the highest

    In a B456 paper we did in class, it was 58% for A* #madness #notcomplaining

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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    Hehe, it's normally bio which has the lowest grade boundaries (which exam board are you on?), and I think chem has the highest

    In a B456 paper we did in class, it was 58% for A* #madness #notcomplaining

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    I'm doing OCR Gateway (same as you I think) and yeah I thought biology had the lowest grade boundaries (cause I am worst at Bio but always seem to get A's at least I don't know how cause I know JACK **** about bio) but today my teacher said bio had the highest but she might have got it wrong.
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    (Original post by I'm_infires)
    (cause I am worst at Bio but always seem to get A's at least I don't know how cause I know JACK **** about bio)
    LOL this is so me, bio is pretty easy in comparison to the other sciences but B3 is terrible ughhh

    I have done nothing these past couple of days so with nearly two weeks until my first exam I will attempt to be more productive

    . P123 paper, wanting a secure A*
    . revise C1 and do some questions on it
    . I say Cold War every time but don't do it
    . compare some of my answers in the econ mock to the exemplar ones we got, and do a few questions to improve structure ('logical links' :rolleyes: )
    . start P6 flashcards aka what the actual hell am I doing
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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    . P123 paper, wanting a secure A*
    . revise C1 and do some questions on it
    . I say Cold War every time but don't do it
    . compare some of my answers in the econ mock to the exemplar ones we got, and do a few questions to improve structure ('logical links' :rolleyes: )
    . start P6 flashcards aka what the actual hell am I doing
    Update!
    . 55/75 or something like that, A* relatively secure so I'm happy but my performance on the six mark questions is shocking
    . school gave us a revision pack and I did a few questions in it, surprising how much I remember
    . don't really count this but I read a few pages of the textbook to familiarise myself. I feel like I'll be cramming history when the time comes but ah well
    . made corrections to my mock, really want an A* in econ and it's pretty much my structure letting me down
    . I hate P6 with a passion. Took me a good 15 minutes to understand what the textbook meant with regards to potential dividers and transistors; I don't want it to be me memorising it without understanding (do this a lot for bio) because I'm taking physics next year :/
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    RS is in nine days fml

    What I'm going to do today:
    . lots and lots and lots of chem revision, it's normally the easiest science but I've been putting it off
    . finish the P6 flashcards I was supposed to do 372782716 days ago
    . start learning unit 8 section 2, environmental and medical issues
    . maybe cry at how close exams are
    . I got a snazzy history revision guide so I'm going to do some stuff on Cold War
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    (Original post by ForestShadow)

    Thank so much! Good luck to you too (if you have any exams of course )

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    Managed to get most of the stuff done that I wanted so fairly happy
    Today I will:
    . learn C2 and continue the past paper I'm doing (did the C1 questions yesterday)
    . learn about addition polymerisation and answer the six mark question on it (only skimmed over it yesterday)
    . do an RS unit 2 paper
    . start making B6 flashcards

    I also want to do some English language papers and get my teacher to mark them but it's probably better to do that during study leave, exam isn't until after half term
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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    Managed to get most of the stuff done that I wanted so fairly happy
    Today I will:
    . learn C2 and continue the past paper I'm doing (did the C1 questions yesterday)
    . learn about addition polymerisation and answer the six mark question on it (only skimmed over it yesterday)
    . do an RS unit 2 paper
    . start making B6 flashcards

    I also want to do some English language papers and get my teacher to mark them but it's probably better to do that during study leave, exam isn't until after half term
    . managed to learn all of C2 but the stuff on volcanoes and tectonic plates is pretty hard to remember so I'll go over that again tomorrow, or maybe before bed if I can find the recordings I made for mocks
    . did the addition polymerisation question but didn't mark it
    . I really tried but it was sooo boring I'll definitely do at least one before the exam
    . did B6a and B6b so that's a success, will do B6c and B6d tomorrow after school

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    Officially on study leave as of Wednesday afternoon

    RS is on Monday and I'm feeling a bit meh about it, I can get an A* but I've been slacking a bit with revision so idek

    Got our final predicted grades, and I'm predicted 8 A*s, 2 As (econ and computing) and A/A* in chemistry
    I wanted around seven so that's quite nice, hilarious how my teacher thinks I can get A* in English language :awesome:
    Computing I only need a high B to get A* so it should be okay. Econ is 100% exam so rip me lol
    I need really high A*s in C123 and C456 to get an A* in chemistry after the disaster that was the controlled assessment which is seeming very unlikely at the moment
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    Started this thread around three months ago, oh how time flies...
    Have RS Unit 2 today and I'm feeling iffy about it. Could be worse but I haven't done enough practice questions. Hopefully with the revision I do on the bus to school I'll be fine
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    Gl! English Language I find is the easier one of the two tbh becausae you do not need ot learn anything!

    xD
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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
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    Here's hoping I can achieve the grades I want
    By the look of your predcited grades, I would say you are headed in the right direction. Keep it up and I see no problems in achieving your grades.
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    (Original post by Daniel Saleh)
    Gl! English Language I find is the easier one of the two tbh becausae you do not need ot learn anything!

    xD
    Tbh for lit I wing it a lot... language you just get something on the day and have to analyse presentation and stuff idek what counts as presentation


    (Original post by Kallisto)
    By the look of your predcited grades, I would say you are headed in the right direction. Keep it up and I see no problems in achieving your grades.
    Thank you!

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    First week of exams somehow over wahay
    RS Unit 2: meh, hope I got the A* but a few questions threw me completely
    French: listening was weird, thinking about 32/40. Reading was much better but messed up a question so 39/40 most likely
    RS Unit 8: dear oh dear I only just finished this one, thankfully I could answer many of the questions well so A* hopefully

    I really haven't been using my study leave effectively oops

    Next week I have:
    Modern Drama and Prose from Different Cultures one after the other (Journey's End and OMAM) and I feel pretty confident with lit so I'm not gonna revise much
    B123 I've done lots of revision but not enough past papers so that'll be my focus
    Literary Heritage Prose and Poetry (LOTF and Heaney) is my better paper but I need to go over the analysis for 14 poems (not 15 because I'm not touching Wheels Within Wheels with a bargepole)
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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    First week of exams somehow over wahay
    RS Unit 2: meh, hope I got the A* but a few questions threw me completely
    French: listening was weird, thinking about 32/40. Reading was much better but messed up a question so 39/40 most likely
    RS Unit 8: dear oh dear I only just finished this one, thankfully I could answer many of the questions well so A* hopefully

    I really haven't been using my study leave effectively oops

    Next week I have:
    Modern Drama and Prose from Different Cultures one after the other (Journey's End and OMAM) and I feel pretty confident with lit so I'm not gonna revise much
    B123 I've done lots of revision but not enough past papers so that'll be my focus
    Literary Heritage Prose and Poetry (LOTF and Heaney) is my better paper but I need to go over the analysis for 14 poems (not 15 because I'm not touching Wheels Within Wheels with a bargepole)
    Do you have any notes for OMAM or LOTF
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    (Original post by Himtiaz)
    Do you have any notes for OMAM or LOTF
    PM me your email address and I'll send you some resources I have

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    (Original post by Vanilla Cupcake)
    PM me your email address and I'll send you some resources I have

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    TSR standards......
    Good luck in your GCSE's
 
 
 
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