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Your thoughts on book/books you suggest will also be helpful - thanks.
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i bought the AQA GCSE Biology/physics/chemistry Student Book (Third Edition) since they are the ones we're using in class...its quite expensive though
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I have a complete GCSE standard physics book which I am not longer using as I started A levels this year. I used it and it got me an A when I predicted myself a B, it's about an inch thick and very comprehensive.

I have have two revision books for core and additional science, these are less comprehensive and don't cover the whole course.

I'd be happy to sell either or all of them two you very cheaply (over eBay so we're both protected from fraud).
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AQA really ****** their biology paper last year!
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AQA really ****** their biology paper last year!
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hahah truuue looll
Ha ha lol yeah I sat that paper and looking back it's actually really funny, but at the time everybody was furious! It's funny how it was on the news and trending on twitter at the time! Are you doing GCSE's this year then?
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Ha ha lol yeah I sat that paper and looking back it's actually really funny, but at the time everybody was furious! It's funny how it was on the news and trending on twitter at the time! Are you doing GCSE's this year then?
im doing it in 2018...i think we're the first year trying out the new spec... :0
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Check on your exam board website and find your specification. Sometimes they give examples of what books are suitable.
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Ha ha lol yeah I sat that paper and looking back it's actually really funny, but at the time everybody was furious! It's funny how it was on the news and trending on twitter at the time! Are you doing GCSE's this year then?
im doing it in 2018...i think we're the first year trying out the new spec... :0
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Check on your exam board website and find your specification. Sometimes they give examples of what books are suitable.
Thanks for your advice, actually, everyone thank-you for your advice.
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I have a complete GCSE standard physics book which I am not longer using as I started A levels this year. I used it and it got me an A when I predicted myself a B, it's about an inch thick and very comprehensive.

I have have two revision books for core and additional science, these are less comprehensive and don't cover the whole course.

I'd be happy to sell either or all of them two you very cheaply (over eBay so we're both protected from fraud).
Thanks, I'll consider it, you'll have my answer for Monday either way your offer is greatly appreciated.
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Thanks for your advice, actually, everyone thank-you for your advice.
Welcome.
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im doing it in 2018...i think we're the first year trying out the new spec... :0
Just pray AQA don't screw up your papers with the new spec! Best of luck!x
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Just pray AQA don't screw up your papers with the new spec! Best of luck!x
haha thank youuu! x
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I did old spec GCSE on letter grades, but I find that CGP books are really good, both for GCSE and A Level. They cut out a lot of nonsense normal textbooks have, they just give you the key points you need; laid out in a coherent manner. They're also fairly cheap, for my GCSE ones I paid about 6 quid per book, and most book shops do deals on them if you buy several.
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For AQA, we use Oxford's Biology, Chemistry and Physics Student Books (Third Edition) in class.

They are really useful and extremely detailed. In fact, Oxford are going to release revision guides in March which shorten the pages in the student book down into really helpful notes.
You can have a look inside these here...

AQA Biology (Third Edition): http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/textbook...ORD-SAMPLE.PDF

AQA Chemistry (Third Edition): http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/textbook...ORD-SAMPLE.PDF

AQA Physics (Third Edition): http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/textbook...ORD-SAMPLE.PDF


AQA Biology Revision Guide (Coming Soon): http://fdslive.oup.com/www.oup.com/o....pdf?region=uk

AQA Chemistry Revision Guide (Coming Soon): http://fdslive.oup.com/www.oup.com/o....pdf?region=uk

You cannot yet preview the AQA Physics Revision Guide but here it is anyway:

AQA Physics Revision Guide (Coming Soon): https://global.oup.com/education/pro...395/?region=uk
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The CGP textbooks are good. I'm not talking about the revision guides btw, although they are good, but really I would recommend the actual CGP textbooks.
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