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    i was wondering how i could go from a d+ right now in math to an a* by year 11
    i have my mock gcses in march. Im in year ten so i have a while till my real exams but math is one of the subjects im failing right now. One of my goals is to become a doctor of some sort and math is very very important to me. I really need to get an a* in math by the beginning of year 11 roughly if not then by the time i have my real exams.. I was wondering for help and advice on how to get there. It may sound impossible but im sure hard work and being devoted will get me there
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    I think it is possible if you work hard from now and you sit the higher paper. After each lesson use a revision guide and go over that lessons work at home this can make it easier when you start revising as you can remember it better. A lot of practice questions to get used to how the questions are worded and what they are actually asking you to do, this and showing your working can pick you up a lot of marks in the exam. And revision sessions at school can help so you can go over what you can't do as well with the teacher.
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    (Original post by HPanimadPJO)
    I think it is possible if you work hard from now and you sit the higher paper. After each lesson use a revision guide and go over that lessons work at home this can make it easier when you start revising as you can remember it better. A lot of practice questions to get used to how the questions are worded and what they are actually asking you to do, this and showing your working can pick you up a lot of marks in the exam. And revision sessions at school can help so you can go over what you can't do as well with the teacher.
    the set im in is very very very easy for me, the teacher is very bad at teacher and i know and understand everything so i feel like im not learning and everytime i ask my teacher for help she ignores me because im at the top of her class (Set 3 aiming to move asap) and whenever i ask for extra work denies me. Yeahhh im trying to start to work hard as much as possible. Thank you so muchhh
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    (Original post by sailorcat)
    the set im in is very very very easy for me, the teacher is very bad at teacher and i know and understand everything so i feel like im not learning and everytime i ask my teacher for help she ignores me because im at the top of her class (Set 3 aiming to move asap) and whenever i ask for extra work denies me. Yeahhh im trying to start to work hard as much as possible. Thank you so muchhh
    your welcome, and regarding the extra work there are practice question exam books for foundation or higher that you can buy which have questions on all the topics on amazon and the such like, there are some that also correspond to revision guides, but you might have to check the exam board you are using as some are slightly different.
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    (Original post by sailorcat)
    i was wondering how i could go from a d+ right now in math to an a* by year 11
    i have my mock gcses in march. Im in year ten so i have a while till my real exams but math is one of the subjects im failing right now. One of my goals is to become a doctor of some sort and math is very very important to me. I really need to get an a* in math by the beginning of year 11 roughly if not then by the time i have my real exams.. I was wondering for help and advice on how to get there. It may sound impossible but im sure hard work and being devoted will get me there
    i got an a* in my math gcse just last year(i did math in year10, doing additional math now in year 11)
    i think the main thing to do is to practice the papers from previous years(both winter and summer) if you can find them. you might not know a lot of the questions in the first few papers you practice, but then refer to a text book or something and then learn from it. the practice would also improve accuracy so i think that would be the most helpful thing
    Good luck!
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    (Original post by sailorcat)
    i was wondering how i could go from a d+ right now in math to an a* by year 11
    i have my mock gcses in march. Im in year ten so i have a while till my real exams but math is one of the subjects im failing right now. One of my goals is to become a doctor of some sort and math is very very important to me. I really need to get an a* in math by the beginning of year 11 roughly if not then by the time i have my real exams.. I was wondering for help and advice on how to get there. It may sound impossible but im sure hard work and being devoted will get me there
    Since u r in yr 10 u still have time to improve. The best way to improve is by practicing from textbooks. Doing exercises.Than u can start practicing from past papers. Hope u achieve an A*

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    your teacher sounds pretty useless tbh. If you understand it but you're only getting a D I think you might need to work on your exam technique. Try doing past papers and looking at mark schemes to see where to pick up extra marks and just keep working at it
 
 
 
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