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    1. Use textbooks for revision (good for all subjects)
    You know those thick textbooks which you use in class... Get them! Their elaborate descriptions and answers help you to understand those hard topics and help you structure high-level answers. Although they are full of info, you can take notes (and if you like, you can create flash cards) in order to memorise them. If you can't afford them, go to your school library (they should have textbooks there) and borrow them.

    2. Practice papers (good for all subjects)
    Practice papers are a great way to test your knowledge and the more you do the better. They give you an idea of how your GCSE's might be structured.

    3. Tutorials online (useful for maths and science)
    Khan Academy, Hegarty Maths are all good websites for refreshing your memories or understanding new concepts. Take notes whilst you are watching them for a better understanding.

    4. Timetable
    Make a time table for your free time and studying time. You can't study all day or else you'll miss out on your friends and family. A timetable is a balance for when to relax and when to study.

    Hope you found this helpful and good luck with your GCSE's
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    (Original post by IntoTheRealWorld)
    1. Use textbooks for revision (good for all subjects)
    You know those thick textbooks which you use in class... Get them! Their elaborate descriptions and answers help you to understand those hard topics and help you structure high-level answers. If you can't afford them, go to your school library (they should have textbooks there) and borrow them.

    2. Practice papers (good for all subjects)
    Practice papers are a great way to test your knowledge and the more you do the better. They give you an idea of how your GCSE's might be structured.

    3. Tutorials online (useful for maths and science)
    Khan Academy, Hegarty Maths are all good websites for refreshing your memories or understanding new concepts. Take notes whilst you watching them for a better understanding.

    4. Timetable
    Make a time table for your free time and studying time. You can't study all day or else you'll miss out on your friends and family. A timetable is like a balance for when to relax and when to study.

    Hope you found this helpful and good luck with your GCSE's
    thanks for advice
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    (Original post by IntoTheRealWorld)
    1. Use textbooks for revision (good for all subjects)
    You know those thick textbooks which you use in class... Get them! Their elaborate descriptions and answers help you to understand those hard topics and help you structure high-level answers. If you can't afford them, go to your school library (they should have textbooks there) and borrow them.

    2. Practice papers (good for all subjects)
    Practice papers are a great way to test your knowledge and the more you do the better. They give you an idea of how your GCSE's might be structured.

    3. Tutorials online (useful for maths and science)
    Khan Academy, Hegarty Maths are all good websites for refreshing your memories or understanding new concepts. Take notes whilst you watching them for a better understanding.

    4. Timetable
    Make a time table for your free time and studying time. You can't study all day or else you'll miss out on your friends and family. A timetable is like a balance for when to relax and when to study.

    Hope you found this helpful and good luck with your GCSE's
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    Excellent advice, I hope more people see this

    The one thing I would add is that 100%, textbooks are useful and writing out the notes can help your memory of them (flash cards are good too for this) because with a lot of knowledge/learning it just takes time to sink in, like if I asked you what you had for lunch 3 weeks ago on Tuesday you might not know but if you recalled that every 2 or 3 days.. you could tell me quickly
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    So bascially the same advice from before the reform?
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
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    Excellent advice, I hope more people see this

    The one thing I would add is that 100%, textbooks are useful and writing out the notes can help your memory of them (flash cards are good too for this) because with a lot of knowledge/learning it just takes time to sink in, like if I asked you what you had for lunch 3 weeks ago on Tuesday you might not know but if you recalled that every 2 or 3 days.. you could tell me quickly
    Thank you very much! I will make sure to add that info!
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    I highly recommend this textbook (there is an equivalent for other exam boards).

    Grade 9 questions are hard and there aren't enough papers to practice them / past papers are too easy. This CGP textbook only contains grade 9 exam style questions,
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    (Original post by SeanFM)
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    Excellent advice, I hope more people see this

    The one thing I would add is that 100%, textbooks are useful and writing out the notes can help your memory of them (flash cards are good too for this) because with a lot of knowledge/learning it just takes time to sink in, like if I asked you what you had for lunch 3 weeks ago on Tuesday you might not know but if you recalled that every 2 or 3 days.. you could tell me quickly
    By the way, I tagged you as you gave me additional info.
 
 
 
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