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I don't want to use mygcsescience videos and I have brought a revision guide from Cgp.

I am sitting foundation tier but I am going to change it to higher mainly due to the fact that you need 20 marks for a C apparently.
But do you think I can change it?


I failed biology higher tier In year 10 and I sat the higher paper then. And I changed it to foundation this year but I'm thinking of changing it back because it's easier to get a C!

Should I?

Also hohow do I revise for Biology?
How did you do it?
I don't want to watch videos because I get bored making notes like that
I there a easier way through the guide?
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Watch those youtube video and you really should use that revision guide. They are extremely useful!

The most important thing should be attempting past papers from your exam board website. Try to complete one for each unit every week and eventually the real exam will be easy
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Watch those youtube video and you really should use that revision guide. They are extremely useful!

The most important thing should be attempting past papers from your exam board website. Try to complete one for each unit every week and eventually the real exam will be easy


But the problem is I got a e for the isa for biology

So should I change tiers


And how do you revise biology
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But the problem is I got a e for the isa for biology

So should I change tiers


And how do you revise biology
Just do higher tier.


http://www.gcse.com/science/AQA_ISA.htm
http://www.gcse.com/science/AQA_glossary.htm

Learn definitions and read your notes from your revision guide and even go to bbc gcse bitesize and have a read through the topics. Then afterwards just do the questions and attempt past papers, then mark it and correct your answers.

Also try to use flashcards from website like www.quizlet.com ( just search for gcse biology and your unit) and just have a work.

With biology its all to do with practice if you want to achieve those top grades.
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Just do higher tier.


http://www.gcse.com/science/AQA_ISA.htm
http://www.gcse.com/science/AQA_glossary.htm

Learn definitions and read your notes from your revision guide and even go to bbc gcse bitesize and have a read through the topics. Then afterwards just do the questions and attempt past papers, then mark it and correct your answers.

Also try to use flashcards from website like www.quizlet.com ( just search for gcse biology and your unit) and just have a work.

With biology its all to do with practice if you want to achieve those top grades.

How much will the isa E grade drag me down by in exams
If I got a
C =b1/2/3 but a E for isa what would be my overall grade
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How much will the isa E grade drag me down by in exams
If I got a
C =b1/2/3 but a E for isa what would be my overall grade
If you got a high C for all 3 exam, and a high E for the ISA, then probably a D or a low C. ISA's are only worth 20% for GCSE ( I think).

Don't aim for a C. Do the higher tier paper and just keep practicing questions and working on exam technique.

You ARE capable of getting a B if you start now and work hard.
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If you got a high C for all 3 exam, and a high E for the ISA, then probably a D or a low C. ISA's are only worth 20% for GCSE ( I think).

Don't aim for a C. Do the higher tier paper and just keep practicing questions and working on exam technique.

You ARE capable of getting a B if you start now and work hard.
God im so depressed about this and I am lacking motivation and tomorrow i intend on seeing my biology teacher to ask her for b1 past papers. But last time I attempted that I didn't
I just got shy and walked off.

I had soo much free time today and I tried but couldn't get past the first page . All I think is what if I don't revise one bit which I was supposed to.
I literally never played attention in year 10 and biology is finished and exams start in 8 weeks
And biology and maths are my weakest subjects.

I don't even know what crucial information I need to know for B1

How do I revise for biology.
I come from a poor family and I don't really have a computer. I'm using phone right now.
Damn damn Damn
Huh I'm sorry for going on a rant
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God im so depressed about this and I am lacking motivation and tomorrow i intend on seeing my biology teacher to ask her for b1 past papers. But last time I attempted that I didn't
I just got shy and walked off.

I had soo much free time today and I tried but couldn't get past the first page . All I think is what if I don't revise one bit which I was supposed to.
I literally never played attention in year 10 and biology is finished and exams start in 8 weeks
And biology and maths are my weakest subjects.

I don't even know what crucial information I need to know for B1

How do I revise for biology.
I come from a poor family and I don't really have a computer. I'm using phone right now.
Damn damn Damn
Huh I'm sorry for going on a rant
Don't think that way. Read these:

http://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/st...-revision.aspx

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014...n_4617309.html

Try going to your local library or even get your hands on textbooks. If you can't then encourage your parents to buy used textbooks or borrow some from school. All you really need is a textbook/or revision guide and loads of question paper with a mark scheme and just practice.
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Don't think that way. Read these:

http://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/st...-revision.aspx

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014...n_4617309.html

Try going to your local library or even get your hands on textbooks. If you can't then encourage your parents to buy used textbooks or borrow some from school. All you really need is a textbook/or revision guide and loads of question paper with a mark scheme and just practice.
I have got a cgp biology revision guide
But what is the most effective way of using ?
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I have got a cgp biology revision guide
But what is the most effective way of using ?
You literally just read a certain topic it and do the questions at the bottom or from a question paper
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I don't have a question paper. And the cgp green biology book only has questions at the end of everything
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