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    (Original post by kn6440)
    I get my timetable and revision pack tomorrow so get to find out then :eek:
    i don't like the competitive atmosphere around school at the minute haha it'll be lasting way up to results day
    I knoowww right!! Lool there is only two outcomes on results
    Either crying
    Or Happy af


    Is it just me but i find the exam hall atmosphere really comforting. I love it.
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    Yeah. We've finished all the topics for maths, though, so we're focusing on OCR Additional Maths now.

    Did you do the hannah's sweets mock paper this year? smh we can expect more of that this year too.
    Wait what? Why do you learn ocr too??
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    Got 13 exams I think (done 13 already) so quite chilled atm.
    Haven't started revision yet - probs start at Easter or sometime around then


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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    So how many exams do you have? I've got 23 :cry: (counting reading and listening and the three units in sciences as separate exams)
    I have 27
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    (Original post by surina16)
    I have 27
    Okay, now that is a lot. Do you have lots of days with two exams on the same day?
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    (Original post by SoDoneWithSchool)
    Did you do the hannah's sweets mock paper this year? smh we can expect more of that this year too.
    Wait what? Why do you learn ocr too??
    Luckily, nope The teachers realised that it'd be easy for us to find the answer to the 'Hannah's sweets' question, so we did the November 2015 paper instead. Yeah... the wordy questions are probably the worst.

    I dunno, actually. For some reason, we switch exam board when doing ad maths, though I don't think it makes much difference. It's all still just maths.
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    (Original post by asdfghjklgcses)
    Got 13 exams I think (done 13 already) so quite chilled atm.
    Haven't started revision yet - probs start at Easter or sometime around then


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    I seriously wish our school had let us do some of our exams last year... this year would have been a lot less stressful.
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    doing two hours of revision per day at the moment. Have not clue how many exams I have despite being given an exam timetable that makes no sense
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    Okay, now that is a lot. Do you have lots of days with two exams on the same day?
    I have 4 days with 2 exams and 2 days with 3 :/
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    (Original post by surina16)
    I have 27
    Holy crap. What subjects do you do woman??!
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    I seriously wish our school had let us do some of our exams last year... this year would have been a lot less stressful.
    Our school claims that it 'looks better' if all the exams are taken at the end of year 11 smh
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    (Original post by surina16)
    I have 4 days with 2 exams and 2 days with 3 :/
    Three? How does that work? I thought there was an AM exam and a PM exam slot each day...
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    Luckily, nope The teachers realised that it'd be easy for us to find the answer to the 'Hannah's sweets' question, so we did the November 2015 paper instead. Yeah... the wordy questions are probably the worst.

    I dunno, actually. For some reason, we switch exam board when doing ad maths, though I don't think it makes much difference. It's all still just maths.
    Ohhh. yep we thought it was gonna be the November paper but the school surprised us.

    Ohh yeah i guess!
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    (Original post by surina16)
    Our school claims that it 'looks better' if all the exams are taken at the end of year 11 smh
    Exactly what our school said
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    Hey guys, I'm in year 12
    Just a tip: make sure you experiment with revision techniques. I wish I tried experimenting this time now in year 11: I felt I had found the 'perfect' revision method from some book. Turns out, it was pretty ineffective; I ended up finding my current preferred technique quite late in Easter holidays (enough time though to do well).

    If you guys have any questions feel free to quote me! Good luck.
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    (Original post by SoDoneWithSchool)
    Holy crap. What subjects do you do woman??!
    AQA Biology
    AQA Chemistry
    OCR Computing
    AQA Eng Lang
    AQA Eng Lit
    IGCSE French
    AQA History
    AQA Maths (linear)
    AQA Physics
    IGCSE Spanish

    10 subjects, 27 exams
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    I have 22 exams and it hasn't kicked in yet as I'm just making sure all my coursework is of A/A* standard so I don't feel as pressured in the exams. Good luck everyone
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    Three? How does that work? I thought there was an AM exam and a PM exam slot each day...
    2 of the exams follow each other up immediately, so you do one, the invigilators collect it in, you get your second one and start straight away - we did the same thing in our mocks :/
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    (Original post by Jitesh)
    Hey guys, I'm in year 12
    Just a tip: make sure you experiment with revision techniques. I wish I tried experimenting this time now in year 11: I felt I had found the 'perfect' revision method from some book. Turns out, it was pretty ineffective; I ended up finding my current preferred technique quite late in Easter holidays (enough time though to do well).

    If you guys have any questions feel free to quote me! Good luck.
    If you dont mind me asking..What is your current best method? and what was the worst you tried/didnt work out?
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    (Original post by surina16)
    2 of the exams follow each other up immediately, so you do one, the invigilators collect it in, you get your second one and start straight away - we did the same thing in our mocks :/
    That is a pain. Jesus.
 
 
 
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