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    So I got my GCSE results and was pretty disappointed. I didn't really revise a lot and because I go a school where the pass rate will likely be below 40% this year, my school didn't exactly push me to do well (Ofsted have said that it's inadequate). I just spent the last 2 years chilling in lessons and then when May hit I was like 'oop best start revising then xd'. For some of the subjects, I didn't even know the content of the exam I was sitting until the night before. The school taught me nothing.

    So yeah, it was definitely a last minute job for me in terms of GCSEs. I got 5A*s 5As and a Dist* but I like to tell myself it's 6A*s lol. I'm going to get a subject remarked because I was close to an A* so that might become 6 (or 7 lol).

    Luckily for me, I'm moving to a 6th form which isn't full of ****. I know that A-levels are a huge step up and I plan on starting to study properly when school starts, rather than in the month my exams start. Honestly I was way too calm for my own good. I wasn't stressed at all.

    I obviously aspire for the highest grades possible, but will my not-quite-outstanding GCSEs hinder me in terms of going all out?? (oxbridge uno) Will they be like 'okay he went to a **** school so contextually he's done alright' or nah?

    I want to take my A-Levels seriously and try as hard as possible unlike my GCSEs. The main thing is, I don't know how I'll cope with the step up in actual content difficulty, and the step up in school quality. Any help on how to do so? Would making a timetable be a good idea? Anything would be appreciated
    made a thread on this: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4197729
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    So I got my GCSE results and was pretty disappointed. I didn't really revise a lot and because I go a school where the pass rate will likely be below 40% this year, my school didn't exactly push me to do well (Ofsted have said that it's inadequate). I just spent the last 2 years chilling in lessons and then when May hit I was like 'oop best start revising then xd'. For some of the subjects, I didn't even know the content of the exam I was sitting until the night before. The school taught me nothing.

    So yeah, it was definitely a last minute job for me in terms of GCSEs. I got 5A*s 5As and a Dist* but I like to tell myself it's 6A*s lol. I'm going to get a subject remarked because I was close to an A* so that might become 6 (or 7 lol).

    Luckily for me, I'm moving to a 6th form which isn't full of ****. I know that A-levels are a huge step up and I plan on starting to study properly when school starts, rather than in the month my exams start. Honestly I was way too calm for my own good. I wasn't stressed at all.

    I obviously aspire for the highest grades possible, but will my not-quite-outstanding GCSEs hinder me in terms of going all out?? (oxbridge uno) Will they be like 'okay he went to a **** school so contextually he's done alright' or nah?

    I want to take my A-Levels seriously and try as hard as possible unlike my GCSEs. The main thing is, I don't know how I'll cope with the step up in actual content difficulty, and the step up in school quality. Any help on how to do so? Would making a timetable be a good idea? Anything would be appreciated

    After I got my results my parents wanted to put me into a grammar school for sixth form, but I found out that people who go to a bad/normal school have an advantage at being selected. For example, if someone from a bad/normal school got As and someone from a decent grammar school got As, the person from the normal school would be at an advantage.

    And I especially think that they would take that into consideration with you, as you said 40% pass rate and you managed to get As and A*s - that is more of a successful achievement than say someone who got the same at a school with an 80% pass rate, such as mine.
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    (Original post by zanner;[url="tel:67239840")
    67239840[/url]]So I got my GCSE results and was pretty disappointed. I didn't really revise a lot and because I go a school where the pass rate will likely be below 40% this year, my school didn't exactly push me to do well (Ofsted have said that it's inadequate). I just spent the last 2 years chilling in lessons and then when May hit I was like 'oop best start revising then xd'. For some of the subjects, I didn't even know the content of the exam I was sitting until the night before. The school taught me nothing.

    So yeah, it was definitely a last minute job for me in terms of GCSEs. I got 5A*s 5As and a Dist* but I like to tell myself it's 6A*s lol. I'm going to get a subject remarked because I was close to an A* so that might become 6 (or 7 lol).

    Luckily for me, I'm moving to a 6th form which isn't full of ****. I know that A-levels are a huge step up and I plan on starting to study properly when school starts, rather than in the month my exams start. Honestly I was way too calm for my own good. I wasn't stressed at all.

    I obviously aspire for the highest grades possible, but will my not-quite-outstanding GCSEs hinder me in terms of going all out?? (oxbridge uno) Will they be like 'okay he went to a **** school so contextually he's done alright' or nah?

    I want to take my A-Levels seriously and try as hard as possible unlike my GCSEs. The main thing is, I don't know how I'll cope with the step up in actual content difficulty, and the step up in school quality. Any help on how to do so? Would making a timetable be a good idea? Anything would be appreciated

    Wait. Hold up. Wtf, you're disappointed with 6 A*'s and 5 A's wtf that's amazing, I literally revised so hard and got a A/B average
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    stfu with all the ******** you got good results
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    You did absolute ****.
    Try harder next time.

    Okay, you know you did well. Stop depricating yourself
 
 
 
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