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    So my school offers top set maths students to do add maths and I joined. But the thing is I'm 9 lessons behind (as it's after school I couldn't always come but from now on I can) and I'm struggling to catch up. I find add maths quite difficult anyway and my school isn't particularly strong at it either (last year 1/4 people got U and the other 3 got Ds). I'm not planning to do anything remotely mathsy for A-level either (just languages and humanities) so I'm not sure if I should really continue add maths or if I should quit and focus more on my other subjects. Any advice?
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    if yo don't have a passion for maths, you don't want to do it for a-levels and you#re already behind then I don't see the point in doing it
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    I hate maths too and all pupils in set 3 or higher are sitting the further maths exam... its quite tricky which is why the grade boundaries are ridiculously low for it.

    I think like 60% is A*.
    For me the extra gcse is not too strenuous as i take french and german and have secured 60% of the gcse at a* already through controlled assessments
    Im sure there are online resources that will help u catch up
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    I enjoy maths and our school's top set also take further maths.

    However, if you aren't going to do "mathsy" a levels or do anythung to do with maths later on there isn't much point in doing it. Its just more pressure.

    Might look good though, but 9 lessons behind might change that.
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    If you're not getting an A* at Maths GCSE I really don't see why you'd be doing the FSMQ...
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    (Original post by strawberrycats)
    So my school offers top set maths students to do add maths and I joined. But the thing is I'm 9 lessons behind (as it's after school I couldn't always come but from now on I can) and I'm struggling to catch up. I find add maths quite difficult anyway and my school isn't particularly strong at it either (last year 1/4 people got U and the other 3 got Ds). I'm not planning to do anything remotely mathsy for A-level either (just languages and humanities) so I'm not sure if I should really continue add maths or if I should quit and focus more on my other subjects. Any advice?
    I comfortably got an A* at Maths GCSE and couldn't keep up with the FSMQ so I do not recommend it if you're already that far behind.
 
 
 
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