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    i dont know how much GCSE revision to do. Its easter and i have 2 maths, 2 science,2 philosophy exams. I also have an art exam soon. I just want your opinion on how much i should be doing now. Im predicted all a*'s, & i am (in the least big-headed way possible) intelligent. In the Jan exams i got 96/100 (raw score) in philosophy and 140/140 (UMS) in my science:: i did revision literally the week before, and i was fine, but then i hear of people doing up to 4 hours a day on school nights, and 7 hours at the weekends! that sounds pretty ridiculous to me! Any ideas on how i could get together a revision timetable and how often i should be revising each subject for

    Im in y10 by the way.

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    That's way too much, I've got 21 exams in May/June and I'm doing about 3hrs a day. Do as much as you think you need based on the subject.
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    I'd day 3-4 hours a day, then perhaps increase it slightly as you get closer to the exams. Personally, I find a revision timetable really limits me and doesn't give me time to really take things in so I just make a checklist of everything I'm going to do on a certain day, and for me it works

    But if you want to make a revision timetable, go to getrevising.co.uk and you can make one (but I used this and it takes too long and I did it in 5 mins on powerpoint!!)
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    I'm doing maybe 2ish hours a day now, and I've got 12 exams
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    (Original post by ellie--may)
    i dont know how much GCSE revision to do. Its easter and i have 2 maths, 2 science,2 philosophy exams. I also have an art exam soon. I just want your opinion on how much i should be doing now. Im predicted all a*'s, & i am (in the least big-headed way possible) intelligent. In the Jan exams i got 96/100 (raw score) in philosophy and 140/140 (UMS) in my science:: i did revision literally the week before, and i was fine, but then i hear of people doing up to 4 hours a day on school nights, and 7 hours at the weekends! that sounds pretty ridiculous to me! Any ideas on how i could get together a revision timetable and how often i should be revising each subject for

    Im in y10 by the way.

    thanks
    That sounds like a lot of revision.

    My advice for you is not to fix yourself into timeslots, because then you will just pressure yourself into meeting deadlines and have a poor quality of revision. When you "Timetable", just say on what days you'll cover what topics, that way you can be safe that you are progessing as long as you revise those topics on that day. This kind of planning is also much more flexible as you aren't stuck in a rigid schedule.

    I have 23 exams and I'm not doing 7 hours of revision on any day, and I'm aiming for A*/A's(In Year 11).

    Although if that is the amount of revision you need, then you have no option but to do it. I would ask how much revision time you should be doing really, it might take someone else 8 hours to revise the same amount of content that you go through in 7 hours, or it might take them 5.
 
 
 
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