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    ok so heres my issue. I constantly see a level students mocking GCSE and how easy it is but in the moment it doesn't seem as easy as its made out to be and plus most of these mockers are C/ Low B students anyways and as a personal standard thats not good enough for me.

    What can I do to ensure I get straight A/A* at GCSE? P.S I take maths, triple science, sociology, geography, french & english lit and lang. its really important for me that i do extremely well in GCSE as i'd like to go to an excellent sixth form
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
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    am I a similar position to you and I completely agree...
    GCSEs for US are very important especially if we want to go to a Russel Group University. Now that AS Levels are being scrapped, the most recent public exams we can show unis are our GCSEs so we better have an excellent set of them!

    For A/A* in science I would say practice as many questions as you can...not just past papers though. Try and get some from your teachers or alternatively search on the web. For example if you were searching for Electrolysis questions simply type in GCSE Electrolysis questions.

    For English really practice exam technique...do practice essays and have your teacher critically mark them...As they say practice makes perfect!

    French, nail your courseworks. After all speaking and writing make up 60% of your final grade so ace those and you are on target for a high A/A*!
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    (Original post by homeland.lsw)
    am I a similar position to you and I completely agree...
    GCSEs for US are very important especially if we want to go to a Russel Group University. Now that AS Levels are being scrapped, the most recent public exams we can show unis are our GCSEs so we better have an excellent set of them!

    For A/A* in science I would say practice as many questions as you can...not just past papers though. Try and get some from your teachers or alternatively search on the web. For example if you were searching for Electrolysis questions simply type in GCSE Electrolysis questions.

    For English really practice exam technique...do practice essays and have your teacher critically mark them...As they say practice makes perfect!

    French, nail your courseworks. After all speaking and writing make up 60% of your final grade so ace those and you are on target for a high A/A*!

    thanks! but with the french thing i currently have 46/60 on my speaking coursework which is a B I'm 4 marks off an A my french teacher says my pronunciation isn't good but I've used all the sites she's given me are there any sites of you know I could use?
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    (Original post by TyanaChu)
    thanks! but with the french thing i currently have 46/60 on my speaking coursework which is a B I'm 4 marks off an A my french teacher says my pronunciation isn't good but I've used all the sites she's given me are there any sites of you know I could use?
    for french pronunciation...? no not really...
    maybe watch youtube videos of people speaking french (cyprien for example) and basically copy what they say...
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    (Original post by homeland.lsw)
    am I a similar position to you and I completely agree...
    GCSEs for US are very important especially if we want to go to a Russel Group University. Now that AS Levels are being scrapped, the most recent public exams we can show unis are our GCSEs so we better have an excellent set of them!

    For A/A* in science I would say practice as many questions as you can...not just past papers though. Try and get some from your teachers or alternatively search on the web. For example if you were searching for Electrolysis questions simply type in GCSE Electrolysis questions.

    For English really practice exam technique...do practice essays and have your teacher critically mark them...As they say practice makes perfect!

    French, nail your courseworks. After all speaking and writing make up 60% of your final grade so ace those and you are on target for a high A/A*!
    wait so next year when yr11 go to sixth form they wont get AS exams? will it be pushed to A2 then?
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    It depends what your school does. My school will let us choose four subjects one of which will be done at AS level only then the other three only at A2. But yes as from this September AS levels will not be done.
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    wait so next year when yr11 go to sixth form they wont get AS exams? will it be pushed to A2 then?
 
 
 
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