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    [Any and all help is welcome]
    If I got a D in Maths mocks (I revised a bit) how possible is it to achieve a A or A* at gcse?
    Also how hard would it be to do math a levels for somebody who has not 'excelled' in maths since year 7. I only started getting better at maths in year 10.
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    (Original post by filmaker)
    [Any and all help is welcome]
    If I got a D in Maths mocks (I revised a bit) how possible is it to achieve a A or A* at gcse?
    Also how hard would it be to do math a levels for somebody who has not 'excelled' in maths since year 7. I only started getting better at maths in year 10.
    I'm in the same position as you here.
    You should use online revision such as BBC Bitesize, and IXL. These can be really helpful.
    If you are paying attention at all time in class, and understanding then you could be in the wrong class. Try and ask the head of maths if you could move up a set or that you are finding the work easy. Some teachers will only teach D grade work, whereas others will teaching at a higher level.
    Getting a D in the mocks is really good. But try and imagine you getting a D on the final results day, this should motivate you.
    Even getting a tutor for a while could be good.

    Hope this helps, anything else please contact me.

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    (Original post by filmaker)
    [Any and all help is welcome]
    If I got a D in Maths mocks (I revised a bit) how possible is it to achieve a A or A* at gcse?
    Also how hard would it be to do math a levels for somebody who has not 'excelled' in maths since year 7. I only started getting better at maths in year 10.
    Just be doing loads and loads of practise. Use Youtube videos for the topics you don't understand, e.g. HegartyMaths , and use websites for revision and practise question e.g. Kesh Maths or Math Genie. Challenge yourself and try to do the upper level questions as well as just the ones you know you can do - always start with what you struggle with.
    It may help you to see if your school is signed to any sites like mathswatch or something like that as they are very useful for revision.
    Revision guides are good, but you can find pretty much anything online.
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    (Original post by filmaker)
    [Any and all help is welcome]
    If I got a D in Maths mocks (I revised a bit) how possible is it to achieve a A or A* at gcse?
    Also how hard would it be to do math a levels for somebody who has not 'excelled' in maths since year 7. I only started getting better at maths in year 10.
    it all depends on your potential, if your teachers predict you to do well then you can otherwise if not you can still work hard and do well

    but if your not that great at math then you wil struggle with a level maths
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    but if I work hard this year am I still able to do a-level math? or do I have to be good at maths from before to do it
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    Got a U grade last year in the january mock for c1 and ended up getting 90+ ums for c1 in the end . Anythings possible if you work hard!
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    GCSE maths is bascially learning the theories and doing as many past papers as possible. The questions (especially algebra and pythagoras/trig) are usually the same style, just different numbers. From around this time righ through to exams, our maths teacher set us a part paper each week to practice, one non-calc and then a calc the next week. By the 5th or so week, we could do them with ease because we were so used to the style of question. We did every single past paper available and the whole class never got lower than 70 each week (unless they didn't try much). It just takes practice. We all ended up getins As and A*s.

    Regarding A Level, unless you get an A or A*, you might struggle a bit. I have a friend who got 97% in her maths GCSE but is having to resit one or two of her AS modules. That isn't to say it's impossible it's just a massive step up. Good luck!
 
 
 
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