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    Hey guys, so I'm in yr 11 and studying for a levels. I do triple science and maths; I did well at GCSE getting all A* but now I'm finding the work overwhelming and impossible to understand. Any advice or ideas on what I should do? Thanks
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    (Original post by hanamieb)
    Hey guys, so I'm in yr 11 and studying for a levels. I do triple science and maths; I did well at GCSE getting all A* but now I'm finding the work overwhelming and impossible to understand. Any advice or ideas on what I should do? Thanks
    wait.....why are you doing a levels in yr 11?

    In terms of the workload I made myself a timetable and covered some topics at a time instead of trying to do it all at once
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    Oh my school does GCSES early :dontknow:
    Thanks I'll try that

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    (Original post by hanamieb)
    Hey guys, so I'm in yr 11 and studying for a levels. I do triple science and maths; I did well at GCSE getting all A* but now I'm finding the work overwhelming and impossible to understand. Any advice or ideas on what I should do? Thanks
    If you got A*s at gcse it was probably pretty straight forward content for you, I know you worked a lot too but the content itself must have been "easy to digest".

    So now at alevel its probably just a shock to you that you're not understanding everything straight away, but this is okay and happens almost everyone, so dont stress about it, if you got A*s at gcse then youre obviously extremely capable

    so once you go home read over class notes again and google things you dont understand, its also a goods idea to make notes for the sciences as you go along so you dont get bogged down with revision notes around easter time.

    Alevel probably wont be like gcse where you can do no work at home all year, revise a week or two before exams and get an A/A* (not implying this is what you did, i just mean in general)

    also you can post questions regarding your subjects on TSR;

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    Oh my school does GCSES early :dontknow:
    Thanks I'll try that

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    Hey! Well done on the A*s I too am aiming for those. What is your best advice in terms of revision?
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    Hey well done on the targets of A*!
    It's different with everyone but what I found really helped me was to write out questions and answers from my class notes and then get friends or family to test me. It really helps identify what you're struggling with good luck!

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    (Original post by DylanJ42)
    If you got A*s at gcse it was probably pretty straight forward content for you, I know you worked a lot too but the content itself must have been "easy to digest".

    So now at alevel its probably just a shock to you that you're not understanding everything straight away, but this is okay and happens almost everyone, so dont stress about it, if you got A*s at gcse then youre obviously extremely capable

    so once you go home read over class notes again and google things you dont understand, its also a goods idea to make notes for the sciences as you go along so you dont get bogged down with revision notes around easter time.

    Alevel probably wont be like gcse where you can do no work at home all year, revise a week or two before exams and get an A/A* (not implying this is what you did, i just mean in general)

    also you can post questions regarding your subjects on TSR;
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    Thank you this is really helpful. Hopefully some of this will work! It does seem like a massive step up but hopefully manageable :yep:

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    Oh my school does GCSES early :dontknow:
    Thanks I'll try that

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    Maybe that is why you're struggling since you are doing it a year before you're supposed to so you brain's at a disadvantage...
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    Oh my school does GCSES early :dontknow:
    Thanks I'll try that

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    Wait so do you finish a levels in year 12? And enter uni when you're still 17? Is this a private school?
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    Wait so do you finish a levels in year 12? And enter uni when you're still 17? Is this a private school?
    No its a state grammar school. No we have a 3 year sixth form :awesome:

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    Well done on your A*s! Do you have any tips for revision?


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