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I am currently in year 10, and never have sat a GCSE exam before, however my first exam, which is P1 (Physics unit 1, WJEC) is in mid January 2015, and this is my first exam and am seriously freaking out! I've only properly started revision from the beginning of the week, which has been making notes on my book from school, which I for some reason think isn't as affective and I still have a lot of notes to make. Physics is my weakest science and am currently on an A grade, although I feel that the grade will drop due to my poor revision and lack of interest in the subject, I really want to do medicine as a profession and am aware that maths is needed and considering I'm not the best at maths either, I must perform well in Physics to show my knowledge in maths there. I don't have much time till my exam and need to know some good revision techniques that wont require wasting time or any silly and ineffective approaches, (so far I've made notes, printed a couple of past papers out and read over our specification), and if you have done the P1 exam please share your experiences with me etc. I thank you all in advance!
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I am currently in year 10, and never have sat a GCSE exam before, however my first exam, which is P1 (Physics unit 1, WJEC) is in mid January 2015, and this is my first exam and am seriously freaking out! I've only properly started revision from the beginning of the week, which has been making notes on my book from school, which I for some reason think isn't as affective and I still have a lot of notes to make. Physics is my weakest science and am currently on an A grade, although I feel that the grade will drop due to my poor revision and lack of interest in the subject, I really want to do medicine as a profession and am aware that maths is needed and considering I'm not the best at maths either, I must perform well in Physics to show my knowledge in maths there. I don't have much time till my exam and need to know some good revision techniques that wont require wasting time or any silly and ineffective approaches, (so far I've made notes, printed a couple of past papers out and read over our specification), and if you have done the P1 exam please share your experiences with me etc. I thank you all in advance!
I am currently doing GCSE Core and Additional Science meaning I study two units of Physics however I do not share the same exam board. My exam board is Edexcel. Additionally, I'm in Year 11 so I learnt P1 last year. However, I totally agree with you as I also find Physics the least interesting and hardest science subject out of the three.
I finished my mock exams in Physics and I feel that I done OK.

When I checked the syllabus for WJEC Physics. It is extremely similar to the topics in Edexcel Physics. Therefore, I will give you some clips that you can adapt to your exam board. The clips broken down into simplistic vocabulary and that really helped me.

LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMUF...OAOTjfg35r7Gvz

Also, if you want, I could share my Physics notes with you which are also condensed into notes, however they are more detailed and use more key words than the clips, so hook me up if you might want them, they are very useful!!!! GOOD LUCK!!!
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I am currently doing GCSE Core and Additional Science meaning I study two units of Physics however I do not share the same exam board. My exam board is Edexcel. Additionally, I'm in Year 11 so I learnt P1 last year. However, I totally agree with you as I also find Physics the least interesting and hardest science subject out of the three.
I finished my mock exams in Physics and I feel that I done OK.

When I checked the syllabus for WJEC Physics. It is extremely similar to the topics in Edexcel Physics. Therefore, I will give you some clips that you can adapt to your exam board. The clips broken down into simplistic vocabulary and that really helped me.

LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMUF...OAOTjfg35r7Gvz

Also, if you want, I could share my Physics notes with you which are also condensed into notes, however they are more detailed and use more key words than the clips, so hook me up if you might want them, they are very useful!!!! GOOD LUCK!!!

THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH!!! words cannot explain how grateful I am for you being the only person replying back! You've helped so much and the clips are very great and I guess I feel slightly more confident knowing that someone shares the same views on this subject unlike my class who are quite happy with everything :l I'd realllllly appreciate it if you sent some of your physics notes to me, I'm really sure they'd help a lot because you seem very clever! Although if you don't want to send them , then I completely understand and hope that I haven't offended you in any way by asking you

Thank you once again, good luck in your exams!
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THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH!!! words cannot explain how grateful I am for you being the only person replying back! You've helped so much and the clips are very great and I guess I feel slightly more confident knowing that someone shares the same views on this subject unlike my class who are quite happy with everything :l I'd realllllly appreciate it if you sent some of your physics notes to me, I'm really sure they'd help a lot because you seem very clever! Although if you don't want to send them , then I completely understand and hope that I haven't offended you in any way by asking you

Thank you once again, good luck in your exams!
No problem!!! I have attached the P1 notes to this reply. Hope it helps.
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No problem!!! I have attached the P1 notes to this reply. Hope it helps.
This is so helpful, good luck with all you exams! cheers
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No problem!!! I have attached the P1 notes to this reply. Hope it helps.
I am in yr 10 and i haven't even started revising physics so those notes were a blessing. Thank you so much for sharing them!!
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I am in yr 10 and i haven't even started revising physics so those notes were a blessing. Thank you so much for sharing them!!
no problem
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No problem!!! I have attached the P1 notes to this reply. Hope it helps.
Hey dont u think these notes are way to advance at the beginning it was ok but near to end it started getting complicated

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No problem!!! I have attached the P1 notes to this reply. Hope it helps.
Woah. You should try making them prettier.
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Woah. You should try making them prettier.
How??

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Colour. Diagrams. I scrolled through the pages and was like :eek:
But hey, if they work well for you
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Colour. Diagrams. I scrolled through the pages and was like :eek:
But hey, if they work well for you
U r right there should be some colours but I don't really mind if they are not there different people have different preferences

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U r right there should be some colours but I don't really mind if they are not there different people have different preferences

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Yeah OfC
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Yeah OfC
Just asking u in yr 10 or 11

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Do lots(all) of the past papers. Just this, because maths and physics are all about understanding concepts, then a lot of practice.
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Just asking u in yr 10 or 11

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U going to sit GCSE examz this yr like me aggg I am soo worried bout them. Even though I have done my revison still feels like I am not up to date

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Woah. You should try making them prettier.
There was more pictures however it exceeded the limit so I needed to take most of them out in order to upload it; however I left the important pictures which help you understand some topics.
However, I hope you find these notes helpful. Feel free to add pictures yourself!!!!!
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I am currently doing GCSE Core and Additional Science meaning I study two units of Physics however I do not share the same exam board. My exam board is Edexcel. Additionally, I'm in Year 11 so I learnt P1 last year. However, I totally agree with you as I also find Physics the least interesting and hardest science subject out of the three.
I finished my mock exams in Physics and I feel that I done OK.

When I checked the syllabus for WJEC Physics. It is extremely similar to the topics in Edexcel Physics. Therefore, I will give you some clips that you can adapt to your exam board. The clips broken down into simplistic vocabulary and that really helped me.

LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMUF...OAOTjfg35r7Gvz

Also, if you want, I could share my Physics notes with you which are also condensed into notes, however they are more detailed and use more key words than the clips, so hook me up if you might want them, they are very useful!!!! GOOD LUCK!!!
Hi could you possibly add the notes onto this forum to share with everyone?
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Feel free to add pictures yourself!!!!!
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