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I'm starting sixth form in September :broken: I just want to know a bit about the subjects I've chosen... if you don't mind like anyone who has studied/studying or is going to study these subjects
Subjects are [in order of my fav]:
- Geography (AQA) << i'm pretty natural at geog
- RS (religion: Buddhism)
- History

Some people are telling me these subjects aren't going to be that hard. What do you think? I'm guessing history will be the hardest.

In prep for A Levels i'm doing a few things such as...
- learning a bit about Buddhism
- learning locations of countries
- do coastal stuff

I am enjoying the holidays tho too, dw but since they're changing the A Levels i can't buy revision guides or anything which is pretty crapy :/
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Apparently History A-Level is like exceptionally hard to 1) revise and learn 2) sit the exams....
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History-No, you have to learn a wide range of stuff and only a few come up, or some from each topic, so you need to know your stuff, you can easily forgot what you learnt in the exam and even how to write an essay /answer the questions. History is well known as the hardest non-science,History also lacks good revision guides and need a lot of extra work to get a grat grade.
Geogrphy-Yes its pretty much the same as GCSE and you learn very little knew skills or teks, very easy A-level, and useful, if you want to go into it,.

R.E- Meh, i guess its easy but not a lot of people do it,

overal you have done to sciences, which are honestly the hardest A-level... History is pretty hard, Geo is known as an easy fun one, kind of like the relaxing subject if your doing other hard ones, most ppl drop it since its not very udeful and it was chosen to just relax. RE not 100% sure really, since not many people do it, but from what i hear, its easy enough.
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For me i do bio chem maths history

History is the one i put the least work in, and its the one im going to get the highest grade in. Who cares if it will be easy tho aslong as you enjoy it
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History isnt hard, fam literally all you have to do is a get a list of possible exam questions and make plans
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I just did AQA AS Geography this year and found it very easy, got As on all my mocks with minimal revision. The spec is changing this year, but should still be very easy for you if you're naturally good at geog
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Apparently History A-Level is like exceptionally hard to 1) revise and learn 2) sit the exams....
I found History quite easy, although I enjoy it.
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I just did AQA AS Geography this year and found it very easy, got As on all my mocks with minimal revision. The spec is changing this year, but should still be very easy for you if you're naturally good at geog
thank you, that's so nice to hear
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History isnt hard, fam literally all you have to do is a get a list of possible exam questions and make plans
did that w GCSE, thanks for advice pal
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No A-Level is easy.From your list, I might take RE. It is interesting, but I wouldn't say easy. It's an essay based subject and it requires critical thinking, personal response and content knowledge (which is a lot).
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according to people in my year who did these subjects these are pretty awful hard subjects.... good luck dude !!!
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In fact all three that you're taking above are essay based subjects. I heard people like those three subjects you've chosen but History seems to be hard.
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History-No, you have to learn a wide range of stuff and only a few come up, or some from each topic, so you need to know your stuff, you can easily forgot what you learnt in the exam and even how to write an essay /answer the questions. History is well known as the hardest non-science,History also lacks good revision guides and need a lot of extra work to get a grat grade.
Geogrphy-Yes its pretty much the same as GCSE and you learn very little knew skills or teks, very easy A-level, and useful, if you want to go into it,.

R.E- Meh, i guess its easy but not a lot of people do it,

overal you have done to sciences, which are honestly the hardest A-level... History is pretty hard, Geo is known as an easy fun one, kind of like the relaxing subject if your doing other hard ones, most ppl drop it since its not very udeful and it was chosen to just relax. RE not 100% sure really, since not many people do it, but from what i hear, its easy enough.
Cheers for the detail!
Yeah, it's a pain when only like <20% of it comes up. Thanks for making me aware of what the history course is like, i didn't have any clue. I'll defintely revise most for history then (; also yh i know what you mean about revision guides, for gcse they didn't cover enough stuff.
I'm so so so looking forward to geography aha. I'm doing it at Uni. My friend is doing rs so i guess revision won't be as boring. I appreciate your help :yep:
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according to people in my year who did these subjects these are pretty awful hard subjects.... good luck dude !!!
eeek! :dong: well tbh it's better than the sciences/maths for me personally. Geography is my strength so this should balance it out
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No A-Level is easy.From your list, I might take RE. It is interesting, but I wouldn't say easy. It's an essay based subject and it requires critical thinking, personal response and content knowledge (which is a lot).
I didn't know it required all those things... but reading that makes me want to do it more :excited: i chose RS because i'm really interested in Buddhism and also because it's a bit like english. I didn't want to do english because that stresses the hell out of me but i think RS is a good compromise
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In fact all three that you're taking above are essay based subjects. I heard people like those three subjects you've chosen but History seems to be hard.
my hand will be hurting then i agree, history is gonna be hard
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I'm starting sixth form in September :broken: I just want to know a bit about the subjects I've chosen... if you don't mind like anyone who has studied/studying or is going to study these subjects
Subjects are [in order of my fav]:
- Geography (AQA) << i'm pretty natural at geog
- RS (religion: Buddhism)
- History

Some people are telling me these subjects aren't going to be that hard. What do you think? I'm guessing history will be the hardest.

In prep for A Levels i'm doing a few things such as...
- learning a bit about Buddhism
- learning locations of countries
- do coastal stuff

I am enjoying the holidays tho too, dw but since they're changing the A Levels i can't buy revision guides or anything which is pretty crapy :/
i do maths, economics, rs and history and rs is hands down the hardest one. Content wise it's the biggest and there's so many variations of the course (esp for your year) that it's very hard to find resources/ revision materials. I wouldn't say it's hard to understand but there's so much to learn it's a nightmare
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I did philosophy and ethics at AS and I presume it will be different to RS, but if they're anything alike then be prepared for a lot of writing :laugh::laugh: You basically just have to memorise perfect essays for the exam which is boring and also quite difficult (well I found it tedious anyways)
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(Original post by katiecourtt)
i do maths, economics, rs and history and rs is hands down the hardest one. Content wise it's the biggest and there's so many variations of the course (esp for your year) that it's very hard to find resources/ revision materials. I wouldn't say it's hard to understand but there's so much to learn it's a nightmare
thanx for letting me know. Wow you do 4, good on you i'm annoyed about the resources, like how are we supposed to do well without information? :rolleyes: lol. That's why i want to start early, for RS is there anything worth going over now? ik the course is changing but there might be something that won't change..?
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I did philosophy and ethics at AS and I presume it will be different to RS, but if they're anything alike then be prepared for a lot of writing :laugh::laugh: You basically just have to memorise perfect essays for the exam which is boring and also quite difficult (well I found it tedious anyways)
I did a 1hour taster session of p&e and found it boring, we learned about arguing if water is wet or not :giggle: should be kinda different since rs is about religion and morals
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