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    So this might be a dumb question, but I have recentlly changed tiers to the Higher tier. I did the Higher tier in high school, but I still got a D last year in my exam. My maths teacher thought that foundation was the better tier for me and I proved her wrong by getting c's on the Higher exams. So for the past few months, I have learnt the foundation tier and I have watched all of the grade c/d clips. I am doing the Higher paper now and I have the mathswatch cd at home. I have just started watching grade b clips.I have missed a lot of lessons for the higher content. Do you think I should get a higher revision guide or workbook? I have revised a lot of content for the foundation tier and I have a workbook and textboook at home.
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    (Original post by _aishahxo_)
    So this might be a dumb question, but I have recentlly changed tiers to the Higher tier. I did the Higher tier in high school, but I still got a D last year in my exam. My maths teacher thought that foundation was the better tier for me and I proved her wrong by getting c's on the Higher exams. So for the past few months, I have learnt the foundation tier and I have watched all of the grade c/d clips. I am doing the Higher paper now and I have the mathswatch cd at home. i have just started watching grade b clips.I have missed a lot of lessons for the higher content. Do you think I should get a higher revision guide or workbook? I have revised a lot of content for the foundation tier and I have a workbook and textboook at home/
    If you feel confident with the C grade stuff then yes learn the rest of the content.
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    I would definitely recommend getting a cgp revision book. They're generally about 100 pages long, which in the grand scheme of the rest of your life really isn't a lot.

    If you're intending to go on to further study, you'll kick yourself for not doing it. When you reach A levels and each exam requires 100 pages worth of reading, or at university and each exam requires 300+ pages of reading.

    I just Googled the date of the 2016 maths exams, and it says they're mid June. If that is the case, you've got almost three months to study. Cover 3-4 pages a day... It isn't a lot to commit to to crank your grade up to an A. Good luck.
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    Revising grade B/C content is generally a horrible idea though. Even if you're aiming for grade C, you should always revise to the point where you can set least know what you're doing for every question.

    If i was you I'd just do past paper questions until i encounter something i don't know how to then revise that. People often trick themselves into thinking they're revising when really they're mindlessly doing questions they can do with ease.

    Definitely get a work book. There were people in my school who went from achieving Ds to As in months. It's only in a level where moving up grades so quickly becomes difficult.

    To answer the question in your title, no. But learn it anyway. Many decent unis or courses require a B in GCSE maths. Not just a C. So you might as well aim higher
 
 
 
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