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    Is anyone taking further maths, maths, physics, chem and bio at a2? i don't want to drop any of them, and want to know what the work load is like. the only one i have a problem with is maths, any reccomendations? (ack, i cant spell!)
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    Wow, you're doing five!? I don't think they allow anyone at my school to do more than 4, especially if it were your subjects!!! I think that because all of your subjects require a lot of work, the school doesn't want to feel you have too much on at once.

    I do Biology, Psychology, English Language & Literature and Physical Education and that is enough for me!!!
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    If you're having problems with maths, surely it would be wise to drop further maths?
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    Maths is ok, quite a lot of it is easy to get to grips with, i.e. the binomials and partial fraction stuff, etc. I don't do much extra work for maths out of lessons. Chemistry is ok too, but biology is the annoying one!!

    not sure about the other 2 though
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    I'm only talking about Edexcel for all the subjects mentioned below...

    Ok...Chemistry in my opinion is the easiest of the sciences. Biology is ok if memorizing a huge amount of information is not a probelm and if you enjoy it.
    Now physics...AS might be ok even easy...but A2 is a bloody killer. You have to be work your way around alot of the questions and you almost never find a straight forward question. And you must know quite abit of maths to answer some fo the questions. As for maths, there is huge jump from AS to
    A2 as with physics...but nothing too dramatic.
    You seem to have a problem with math, so maybe taking further math may not be such a good idea.
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    Ill be doing chem physics maths and further maths at A2, but I did AS maths in year 11, so A2 maths this year and A2 chem phys fmaths next year. Thats quite enough for me - given that I do like doing stuff other than college. Its worth remebering that unis like you to do something extra curricular.
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    thanks, i think i might drop further maths - its just too much, i get howmework every lesson and it just eats up all my time! (i do do extra curricular activities though!) i don't want to drop normal maths though... although seeing as we are o9nly doing as further maths, i may take the module ive done in that as part of my normal maths grade?
 
 
 

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