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    Hey guys,

    I'm in year 12 and am currently taking mathematics a level, however, my school didn't allow me to take further maths a level because I only achieved an A in gcse maths (requirement is an * to take further maths).

    My question is, do you think its possible for me to start self studying for AS further maths around now/February and achieve an A at the end of AS exams? Do you know anyone who has done that before?
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    Hey you're in my position! Well I was in that position.

    I self taught all my modules even the maths modules that I'm doing in school.
    It took only 5-6 weeks to properly learn the content. I've been practising for a month now!

    I did a full paper for each module I am doing and got full marks for C1 C2 D1 and M1 and nearly got full marks for FP1 and S1! So yes definitely possible! Depends on you mostly lol


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    (Original post by keynes99)
    Hey guys,

    I'm in year 12 and am currently taking mathematics a level, however, my school didn't allow me to take further maths a level because I only achieved an A in gcse maths (requirement is an * to take further maths).

    My question is, do you think its possible for me to start self studying for AS further maths around now/February and achieve an A at the end of AS exams? Do you know anyone who has done that before?
    I'm currently self studying as level maths and further maths and I think whether it would be possible would depend on several things.

    How confident are you with maths/Why did you get not get an a* at gcse?
    What other subjects are you taking/How much free time do you have?
    Are you capable of self study have you done it before?
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    You would need to be very good at core 1 to 4. I had a look it's further on them plus à few extra bits fp3 gets tricky It seems but should be easier for that than going from GCSE to A2.
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    (Original post by SakuraE)
    I'm currently self studying as level maths and further maths and I think whether it would be possible would depend on several things.

    How confident are you with maths/Why did you get not get an a* at gcse?
    What other subjects are you taking/How much free time do you have?
    Are you capable of self study have you done it before?
    - I missed out on the a* due to unforeseen problems outside of school which was out of my control
    - now that I think about it, I don't actually have much free time, but I'm sure I can make free time if I use my time efficiently
    - and I have basically self studied maths GCSE if I have to be honest, but apart from that, I have no other experience of self teaching

    I'm also taking economics, politics and literature.
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    (Original post by DamnDaniel2)
    Hey you're in my position! Well I was in that position.

    I self taught all my modules even the maths modules that I'm doing in school.
    It took only 5-6 weeks to properly learn the content. I've been practising for a month now!

    I did a full paper for each module I am doing and got full marks for C1 C2 D1 and M1 and nearly got full marks for FP1 and S1! So yes definitely possible! Depends on you mostly lol


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    wow 6 weeks is very short! how did you self study it? and I think ill be studying stats. why didn't you pick stats?
 
 
 
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