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    if so, do you?
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    Technically yes - why would they give you a break otherwise? They're not being nice, they are trying to make you more independent

    As to whether you do or not, that's up to you. Some people just don't need to, and for others it's useful time to get work done so that you are free at home. Personally I spent them reading / eating / working / disappearing off into town depending on what I needed to get done.

    Very few people need to spend all of their free periods working outside of exam time, in my experience, but it can be useful.
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    Majority of my frees were spent tackling the condundrum that is angry birds
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    (Original post by Octohedral)
    Technically yes - why would they give you a break otherwise? They're not being nice, they are trying to make you more independent

    As to whether you do or not, that's up to you. Some people just don't need to, and for others it's useful time to get work done so that you are free at home. Personally I spent them reading / eating / working / disappearing off into town depending on what I needed to get done.

    Very few people need to spend all of their free periods working outside of exam time, in my experience, but it can be useful.
    do you mean for uni or a levels?, sorry i have no idea how uni works
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    Most of my frees are spent revising, but it is exam time. When I didn't have exams I'd just go home or sit around with mates and have a laugh :awesome:
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    (Original post by JPL9457)
    do you mean for uni or a levels?, sorry i have no idea how uni works
    Sorry, I meant A-levels - I assumed that was what you were talking about?

    I am currently at Uni, and my whole life is a free period. I was reminiscing.
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    (Original post by Octohedral)
    Sorry, I meant A-levels - I assumed that was what you were talking about?

    I am currently at Uni, and my whole life is a free period. I was reminiscing.
    yeh thanks i did mean a levels
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    I used frees to do essays (I found it easier to do it at school) and any other homework that needed catching up on, go into town, see some mates that didn't go to the same school as me, go buy food, hang in the park (I did a lot of work there in warmer months) and (when I was 18) go to the pub.
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    I will actually use my free's for revising I think
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    (Original post by iJess)
    I will actually use my free's for revising I think
    i hope i do to, but i do not think i will end up doing so
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    depends entirely if you need to. You should be able to tell if you need to put in extra work or not.
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    I use them to go home and have a little afternoon nap
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    Fooooottttyyyy, if it's nice
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    From the school yes, does everyone spend ALL frees doing productive work? Doubt it
    If its a free last period, i would rather go home than spend an hour writing notes.
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    They're supposed to be study periods, but realistically you're free to do what you like as it's your independent time. In the majority of my free periods I just go home and either work there or just relax.
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    When I was at school my free periods were used for work - if they weren't then the work didn't get done because I had too much going on at home to get it all done there

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    I don't think i've ever solidly worked in a study period - too many distractions more than anything ...
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    I do now because it's exam time, but nah, me and my friends just **** around in free periods.
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    My teachers highly recommend you use free periods to study/revise, although it is difficult with the distraction of friends. At A Level you do HAVE to go over things and put in more effort outside of lessons, hence the free periods. Now its exam time me and my friends are all making ourselves revise, but in general the amount of work we do just depends on if we have much homework etc/what mood were in.
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    I spend my free time in the holy ground that's the 'library'
 
 
 
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