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    Hi I'm in year 10 and one of the GCSE options I took is triple science because I want a scientific career in the future. I want to go into A LEVEL and then UNI. Currently at the moment we have just done a mock exam on Chemistry, Biology and Physics, I was expecting to get at least a B to an A but I got a C.

    What I really want to know and need help with is how to improve my grade in all sciences to an A-A* ? I understand the topic in lessons but the test confuse me a little. Can anyone please give me any revision techniques? anything? As I'm taking the new GCSE qualification next year, I want to get the best grades as possible in these mocks. Please help.


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    (Original post by Teen_94)
    Hi I'm in year 10 and one of the GCSE options I took is triple science because I want a scientific career in the future. I want to go into A LEVEL and then UNI. Currently at the moment we have just done a mock exam on Chemistry, Biology and Physics, I was expecting to get at least a B to an A but I got a C.

    What I really want to know and need help with is how to improve my grade in all sciences to an A-A* ? I understand the topic in lessons but the test confuse me a little. Can anyone please give me any revision techniques? anything? As I'm taking the new GCSE qualification next year, I want to get the best grades as possible in these mocks. Please help.


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    It's only the beginning of Year 10, chill! Many people start by sitting on Bs/Cs (or worse!), and end on A/*s it's normal, because it's a step up from KS3, and that can really hit you in the first term of Year 10. Don't let that get you down. I would recommend looking at why you got that C. That C means absolutely nothing unless you know why you got it, and what you have to do to improve next time (rest assured, there will be plenty of "next times", in terms of mocks ) You can't really act until you know why, because it *could* be a knowledge problem, but it could also be a problem with exam technique. The only way to know is to look at the paper. After that, identify topics of weakness and focus on them )
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    Get the CGP book specific to your exam board. Memorise the f*ck out of it. Get an A* in the exam.
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    the only thing that ever helped me when i did science was flashcards. they force you to actually recall the information rather than just read it.
    and don't worry about your grades now, i was literally failing all three sciences for the whole of year 10 and the majority of year 11 and i got p good grades in the end. (As in biology and chemistry, B in physics)
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    (Original post by metamorphic)
    Get the CGP book specific to your exam board. Memorise the f*ck out of it. Get an A* in the exam.
    Literally all i did for GCSE science
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    I think in Science, it's important that you understand everything before moving on. If you don't get something, but then you move on, you'll find it firstly harder to understand everything related to that topic, but also you won't be able to revise properly because you'd be spending most of your timing learning the topic in the first instance.
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    Look at the specifications/mark schemes for each topic/module. You can find them online, I would recommend printing them and go through each section making sure you have a thorough understanding. Closer to the actual exam you can practice how to structure the exam answers but for now you need to focus on having a thorough understanding
 
 
 
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