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    I have 5 months to revise all of the higher paper topics, do you think this will be enough time for me to get a good grade ( C or above ) if I do 5hrs of revision per week ?
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    Have you not done maths for the past 2 years?
    Because unless somehow your school just decided not to scedule maths lessons you will have done atleast up to C grade topics.
    What board are you going?
    I'd suggest you start working your way through the textbook, not spending too long on the easy stuff because it won't get you marks in the exam, and then just start working through the parctice papers.
    My maths teachers have created a compilation of common questions for each topic (which if you can answer you can easily achieve A/A* - nobody at our school has ever gotten below an A for maths) which I could send you if you would like? (The're 2x4 booklets, each of which take 2 hrsor so to complete)
    Good luck and feel free to message me if you need any help/ resources!
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    Hi,

    Would you be able to send them to me! I'm struggling at a B ATM. I've got GCSES this year and would love to get a A!
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    (Original post by jake mchale)
    I have 5 months to revise all of the higher paper topics, do you think this will be enough time for me to get a good grade ( C or above ) if I do 5hrs of revision per week ?
    Most definitely enough time. Use this website http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/, covers all topics in the new GCSE, explains it well and gives past papers / sample papers for new GCSE and solutions to previous exam questions etc, ie excellent resource. Also plan to study regularly, set aside specific time for relaxation, time with friends, study time, sleep time, ie everything - with enough effort and rest you should do very well!!

    I should know as I teach maths GCSE as a tutor.

    Good Luck
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    (Original post by jake mchale)
    I have 5 months to revise all of the higher paper topics, do you think this will be enough time for me to get a good grade ( C or above ) if I do 5hrs of revision per week ?
    Hi Jake,

    This is a great article about how to prepare for exams, which you may find helpful:

    http://www.thetutorpages.com/tutor-a...m-success/5022

    Good luck!

    Emma
 
 
 

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