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    Should I be revising from the start or in a random order? For instance, with Geography (AQA A) I don't think it matters too much if I revise The Development Gap (a recent topic we've studied) before the first topic of Restless Earth. Likewise, Religious Studies doesn't require learning one thing before another.

    For Mathematics, should I just revise the stuff I cannot do?

    I've also got to take some End of Topic/Unit examinations after this week off; is it sensible to revise for these first as opposed to final exam revision?
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    (Original post by Jamie Vardy)
    Should I be revising from the start or in a random order? For instance, with Geography (AQA A) I don't think it matters too much if I revise The Development Gap (a recent topic we've studied) before the first topic of Restless Earth. Likewise, Religious Studies doesn't require learning one thing before another.

    For Mathematics, should I just revise the stuff I cannot do?

    I've also got to take some End of Topic/Unit examinations after this week off; is it sensible to revise for these first as opposed to final exam revision?
    Revision is a very personal thing, so what someone else does may not work for you. However, many people do start with the oldest things first, simply because it was longest ago and is therefore usually most in need of revision. But as long as you get through all of the topics you need to, it doesn't really matter what order it is.

    You might want to have a look through the syllabus (you can find this on the exam board website) and see which topics you feel most and least comfortable with. Then you can either start with the most comfortable, to get yourself into the idea of revision, or the least comfortable, to start where you need the most work.

    Reading the revision tips might also help you.
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    My revision pattern:

    - Check specification Online
    - Revise from End to Beginning for everything I need to know
    - Revise from Beginning to End
    - Practice Papers
 
 
 
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