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    Currently, i'm in year 11 and most likely going to be taking maths and further maths A-Levels in 6th form. Simply, I was wondering what to do to get a head start in both subjects whilst i'm doing my GCSEs?
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    Look at online resources and just get a feel for it.
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    (Original post by Asian Persuasion)
    Currently, i'm in year 11 and most likely going to be taking maths and further maths A-Levels in 6th form. Simply, I was wondering what to do to get a head start in both subjects whilst i'm doing my GCSEs?
    Have you finished GCSE Maths? The best way is to do lots of challenging GCSE and beyond questions, rather than rushing it. If you really want a head start, then you may as well start self teaching yourself AS Maths.
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    (Original post by Asian Persuasion)
    Currently, i'm in year 11 and most likely going to be taking maths and further maths A-Levels in 6th form. Simply, I was wondering what to do to get a head start in both subjects whilst i'm doing my GCSEs?
    make sure you are good with GCSE Surds,fractions,factorising,all types of algebra, completing the square,coordinate geometry
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    No i'm doing my GCSE Maths in June 2016. Yh i guess i'll start completing A* graded questions from each topic from my textbook
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    try the edexcel igcse for challenging qus

    just a warning though it may kill u - it did me

    extra topics in igcse not covered in the gcse: functions i.e. f(x), g(x), inverse, composite.. etc, differentiation, vectors, (cant remember if there are any more)

    topics not covered in igcse but are in the gcse: completing the square, trigonometrical function graphs
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    Thanks for the replies everyone, i'm new on here so i'm quite overwhelmed by the amount of people replying!!!
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    Buy some textbooks and crack on (in the summer, priorotise study for GCSEs first).
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    (Original post by Asian Persuasion)
    No i'm doing my GCSE Maths in June 2016. Yh i guess i'll start completing A* graded questions from each topic from my textbook
    You should definitely start by getting a very good grasp of the GCSE content, and a bit beyond.

    I'd recommend getting an old GCSE Textbook, and even attempt the junior BMO papers.
 
 
 
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