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    I am in year 10 doing my GCSE's. I have exams in english, chemistry, physics, biology and history this summer. The rest of the subjects I study the exams are next year. Right now I'm getting mostly A's and A*'s, I'm aspiring for straight A*'s at least, I focus better and procrastinate less under a schedule, so I have created one:

    Monday Bio: 4.40 - 5.00 BREAK 5.10 - 5.30 BREAK
    Chem: 5.40 - 6.00 BREAK 6.10 - 6.30 BREAK
    Physics: 6.40 - 7.00 BREAK 7.10 - 7.30 BREAK
    History: 7.40 - 8.00 BREAK 8.10 - 8.30 BREAK

    Tuesday: Bio: 4.30 - 4.50 BREAK 5.00 - 5.30 BREAK
    *Get dressed - 5 mins* Chem: 5.40 - 6.00
    PHYSICS TUTORING: 6.30 - 7.30

    Wednesday: Bio: 4.40 - 5.00 BREAK 5.10 - 5.30 BREAK
    Chem: 5.40 - 6.00 BREAK 6.10 - 6.30 BREAK
    Physics: 6.40 - 7.00 BREAK 7.10 - 7.30 BREAK
    History: 7.40 - 8.00 BREAK 8.10 - 8.30 BREAK

    Thursday: Bio: 4.40 - 5.00 BREAK 5.10 - 5.30 BREAK
    Chem: 5.40 - 6.00 BREAK 6.10 - 6.30 BREAK
    Physics: 6.40 - 7.00 BREAK 7.10 - 7.30 BREAK
    History: 7.40 - 8.00 BREAK 8.10 - 8.30 BREAK

    Friday: Maths: 4.40 - 5.40

    Saturday: Bio: 11.00 - 11.20 BREAK
    Chem: 11:35 - 11.55 BREAK
    Maths: 12.10 - 1.10 BREAK
    English: 1.20 - 2.20

    Sunday: DAY OFF.

    Is it too much, or too little? How can I improve it, or is it perfect for my level? Thanks!
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    wow too long and ur in yr 10! good thing ur doing so many exams know rather than in yr 11 trust me.
    are u doing p1 b1 c1 or wat?
    start history and english revision now, science just keep reading over and look at markschemes for past papers and start proper science revision during easter (i'm guessing that'll be like a month till ur exams)
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    Its really good but if I'm honest I'm not sure you need it, I just flicked through my revision books and made a few spider diagrams for the main topics Then on the morning of the exam discussed things with my friends and taught each together bits we didn't quite understand fully! GCSE are really easy as long as you listen in class and do all the work your set!
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    That does seem like a lot for year 10! Don't get yourself too stressed out!
    But if you were to do that amount on a week night, do you think it might be better to really focus on a couple of subjects per night rather than do 20mins of each? It sounds like a bit of time but I think it'd go really quickly and you'd probably end up moving on when you'd only just started getting into it. I'm not suggesting a lot longer and I definitely wouldn't do more than 45mins, or at most an hour, without a break as you'll just get tired and stop taking it in. But maybe three lots of 45mins with a slightly longer break than you're giving yourself at the moment? And then do different subjects each night.
    Hope that was helpful!
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    20 min slots makes no sense. Do short bursts, sure, but thats crazy!
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    *Get dressed - 5 mins*

    ^ Why don't you dress before? Not gonna lie, but that revision timetable is weeeeeeeeeeird.
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    (Original post by EffKayy)
    *Get dressed - 5 mins*

    ^ Why don't you dress before? Not gonna lie, but that revision timetable is weeeeeeeeeeird.
    Get dressed for physics tutoring?
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    (Original post by GottaLovePhysics! :))
    20 min slots makes no sense. Do short bursts, sure, but thats crazy!
    Someone suggested it to me before, I tried it for a history test, it worked fab for me. Remembered everything and the breaks allowed me time to relax for a little.
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    I think that that is way too much especially if you are starting this far in advance. You want to be doing that amount for a month at most before you exams...you don't want to burn yourself out.
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    Not much time for socialising, remember life's for enjoying.
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    (Original post by Tabers)
    I think that that is way too much especially if you are starting this far in advance. You want to be doing that amount for a month at most before you exams...you don't want to burn yourself out.
    So what would you recommend? What changes should I make to my study plan?
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    (Original post by FutureMedicalDoctor)
    So what would you recommend? What changes should I make to my study plan?
    I swear, you've spent more time making the perfect revision time than actually revising!
    It's fine how it is, now start using it! (Although it's a little much for year 10. Cut it down a bit)

    Do you think you'll stick to it?
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    Now that's what you call dedication.
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    (Original post by FutureMedicalDoctor)
    So what would you recommend? What changes should I make to my study plan?
    Maybe at the minute doing just one subject a night and then once it gets closer to increase it. At the minute I think doing so much is just too much.
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    :eek:

    I've never worked to a time table.
    I just make a list of everything I need to learn and do it according to which mood I'm in. I.e- if I'm energetic: english. If I just want to listen to some music and work: food technology.

    It's different for different people!
    If you can stick to that then woah, but if you can't... No worries, just keep trying to find a routine that suits you
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    (Original post by FutureMedicalDoctor)
    I'm aspiring for straight A*'s at least,
    At least?! Well you can't exactly get much higher, can you!

    Being serious though, if you said you're getting As and A*s now, then that revision schedule looks good to keep you at that level and help you push for the highest grades. Just don't burn out too soon :-)
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    looks okay i think
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    LOL, straight A*'s...... at least ??? get a life
 
 
 
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