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    I am getting rid of a load of GCSE work and revision, and was wondering if I should keep the work of the subjects that I will be studying at A level next year
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    (Original post by BeaCat)
    I am getting rid of a load of GCSE work and revision, and was wondering if I should keep the work of the subjects that I will be studying at A level next year
    Not at all. But you might if you're going to study something like fashion, art or graphics? I did English combined, drama and sociology and needed nothing. It's all new things you're taught remember.
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    Depends on the subject but generally no. I would keep it just in case, but chances are you won't need it.
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    I would scan them in and then chuck them out (or put them in a box in the garage/shed/cupboard)
    I found it useful to look back at some of my notes as they did relate and this was much simpler when they were all on my laptop
    or you could just keep your textbooks handy
    But definitely chuck away past papers they aren't any use because the style of questions at GCSE are a lot different
    Another good reason for keeping them is if they are good enough you can make money off them
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    I did science subjects at college and I didn't need any of my GCSE work for them
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    Nah, I had a big bonfire on results day of all my notes and never looked back.
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    nah mate just burn it
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    I threw mine all away

    Any A-Level content that involves stuff from GCSE (which is the bare basics like E grade content) you usually revisit anyway
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    Throw it away, basically anything they taught you at GCSE is a lie anyway :teehee:

    I jest but seriously you won't need it, chances are your teacher will revisit it and if not there are sites online and it would be in your textbook/revision guide
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    Kept GCSE stuff for A level, didn't need it. Subsequently recycled it.

    Kept A level for degree, didn't need it. Subsequently recycled it.

    Kept degree stuff and might actually need some of it for my Masters, mainly my dissertation research.
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    Nope, you don't really need to keep the notes because with pretty much all the subject you revisit what you did at GCSE but it much more in depth detail so the notes you made at GCSE will not be of much use at A level.

    Certainly with Science, you don't need the notes at all because you go into so much more detail about plants and animals and you learn new content, that GCSE notes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics will be of no use at all!
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    I AM BURNING IT! :mwuaha:

    Even for the subjects I am doing because I am mostly doing essay subjects.

    I kept my Japanese folders, because they're awesome, and my Physics folders, because I may switch from History to Physics.

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    I say keep it in case- I'm planning to keep mine until results day in case if I failed a subject and have to retake it lol. After that, I'm planning to rip them all up (apart from the subjects I'm carrying forward to a level just in case).

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    Nah, threw most of the **** away, the revision guides I'm giving to my brother whose starting his GCSEs in September as I don't want to throw away something I spent good money on haha
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    I wouldn't throw them away. Right now you may want to burn them but when you are a little older you will want to flick through them and have a browse. I'd throw away like printed sheets and stuff. But your little red books and other important things, keep them


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