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    Hello

    I'm choosing Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and English Combined at A-Level.
    I'm asking this now because I don't want to be worrying about this near my GCSE revision.

    How do sixth formers organise their work?
    I'm thinking of taking one ring binder everyday to school with all my work in it. But then at the end of the week I could empty the ring binder in the correct lever arch for each subject.
    Is a lever arch too big for AS is it enough. Or should I get a ring binder for AS and a separate ring binder for A2.

    Just tell me how you guys organise your filing system
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    Personally, I like to take a lever arch for each subject to school with me, but I'm doing 3 A2s now, and leave one folder at school, so I only really need to take in two. I have one folder for each unit that I do.
    It may be easier for you to have one lever arch for all your subjects, as having one for each would be a lot for you to carry! And a lever arch is the right sort of size for A-Levels, I filled about 6 over my ASs, and would have struggled with ring binders.
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    (Original post by mariah1242)
    Hello

    I'm choosing Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and English Combined at A-Level.
    I'm asking this now because I don't want to be worrying about this near my GCSE revision.

    How do sixth formers organise their work?
    I'm thinking of taking one ring binder everyday to school with all my work in it. But then at the end of the week I could empty the ring binder in the correct lever arch for each subject.
    Is a lever arch too big for AS is it enough. Or should I get a ring binder for AS and a separate ring binder for A2.

    Just tell me how you guys organise your filing system
    Thaanks
    I had a small ringbinder for each subject which I took to school and an arch folder for each subject. I had to get new ones for A2 (trust me, there's lots of paper to deal with ) but I can't deal with the smaller ones anymore, I just take the Arch lever binder in.
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    I wouldn't suggest putting all your files from the folder you take to class straight into the big, subject-specific folders - my History teacher suggested we leave all the notes in the one folder we take to school for at least 5 weeks (so about the length of a term), then transfer all the notes into each separate folder. That way, you have all your notes handy in class without having to take separate folders and stress over whether you have the correct notes!
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    (Original post by mughushed)
    I wouldn't suggest putting all your files from the folder you take to class straight into the big, subject-specific folders - my History teacher suggested we leave all the notes in the one folder we take to school for at least 5 weeks (so about the length of a term), then transfer all the notes into each separate folder. That way, you have all your notes handy in class without having to take separate folders and stress over whether you have the correct notes!
    That's very helpful thank you, so would you have to take all your subject folders for the first 5 weeks?
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    (Original post by mariah1242)
    That's very helpful thank you, so would you have to take all your subject folders for the first 5 weeks?
    Nope, basically what I do is take one folder which is divided into each subject using page dividers, use this for the term and put whatever notes/handouts I have from each subject into this one folder, then at the end of term, in the half-term holiday, I transfer all these notes into each separate, bigger folder (I hope that makes sense? I'm in Year 12 by the way, not Year 13, so this may change next year, but it's working for me for AS Level!)
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    (Original post by mughushed)
    Nope, basically what I do is take one folder which is divided into each subject using page dividers, use this for the term and put whatever notes/handouts I have from each subject into this one folder, then at the end of term, in the half-term holiday, I transfer all these notes into each separate, bigger folder (I hope that makes sense? I'm in Year 12 by the way, not Year 13, so this may change next year, but it's working for me for AS Level!)
    Ahhh, this is very helpful thank you. I'm definitely going to be using this method
 
 
 
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