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    Hi, i just finished doing As levels at cadbury sixth form, i did maths,bio,chem and history, i didn't get the grades what ihad hoped for, and i think the main reason was was because i didn't really take any class notes from the teachers or the power point slides they would put up and hardly listen to them because i would purely revise from textbooks,revision guides at home and then do past papers once i learnt the material because this is the method i used at gcse and i got mostly A*s , i want to know if its impossible to use this method for A level due to it being that much harder than gcse or did i just not work hard enough, did other people get A's or B's doing the same method i did?

    So I used the same method as you + watched videos if I was stuck on something. BUT I also made notes in lessons - or at least tried to listen haha. It worked out quite well for me (did biology, chemistry, maths and physics). I see no reason why it shouldn't work for you if it did at GCSE. Perhaps you should try to actively participate in your lessons and ask your teachers for help if you need it? I also did EVERY question I could find regardless of exam board. There's a limited number of past papers available and I found that I did them all by February half-term- and, while it's good to do papers more than once, that gets pretty boring. Are you moving onto A2 now or are you retaking AS (or are you retaking some AS modules alongside A2)? Good luck
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    Yes I am retaking As, thanks for the advice helped a lot, I think i will do what you did.
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