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    I'm taking maths, chem, bo and economics. I think that all the subjects apart from maths will be linear -(not very sure). So does that mean in year 12 we will do AS exams (but they dont count). Then in year 13 we take the Alevel exam. BUt do we also have to do the AS exams all over again with the alevel exams in year 13 as well?

    Also because maths is not linear, does that mean half the grade we get in maths will contribute to the overall alevel grade? (so its weighed 50/50 with the alevel gade in year 13 exams?)
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    (Original post by shohaib712)
    I'm taking maths, chem, bo and economics. I know that all the subjects apart from maths will be linear. So does that mean in year 12 we will do AS exams (but they dont count). Then in year 13 we take the Alevel exam. BUt do we also have to do the AS exams all over again with the alevel exams in year 13 as well?

    Also because maths is not linear, does that mean half the grade we get in maths will contribute to the overall alevel grade? (so its weighed 50/50 with the alevel gade in year 13 exams?)
    Yep, maths is weighted 50/50. For the sciences you'll sit two AS exams that won't count towards your full A level (if your school does them), then in year 13 you'll sit 3 papers, two of which will contain a mix of the AS and A2 topics.
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    Yep, maths is weighted 50/50. For the sciences you'll sit two AS exams that won't count towards your full A level (if your school does them), then in year 13 you'll sit 3 papers, two of which will contain a mix of the AS and A2 topics.
    Oh that makes sense! Thanks!!! So should I put more emphasis on doing well in maths this year? Any revision tips/advice woud be appreciated ^^ and should I just use examsoutions or do I need a textbook? - I have my older brothers textbook but he took his exam in 2012 though :/ So should I just get a new one? (for maths)
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    Oh that makes sense! Thanks!!! So should I put more emphasis on doing well in maths this year? Any revision tips/advice woud be appreciated ^^ and should I just use examsoutions or do I need a textbook? - I have my older brothers textbook but he took his exam in 2012 though :/ So should I just get a new one? (for maths)
    You don't have to get new books its the same spec since 2008 (I think). I just mades sure I understood everything every lesson and had really good teachers who explained things well. There are a lot of revision channels on youtube like hegartymaths and ukmathsteacher who I found really helpful. If you understand all the content and manage to complete every question in the Heinemann book along with every past paper before your exam comes then there's no way you won't get an A. With that said op good luck. In the end it's always down to the work you put in, I got an A for GCSE but two very high As in maths and further maths. Maths should be no trouble, but chem, holy **** I found that horrible.
 
 
 
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