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    Hi all, new here

    I'm currently retaking year 10 after dropping out of school in year 8. I'm currently really struggling in school and I'm trying to revise as much as I can as I have my MOCKs currently. Is there anyway to get better at remembering things? I find myself sitting in lessons listening to the teacher, but when getting to the actual work I've no idea what they mean. I also have diagnosed dyscalcus so I may be doing fuctional skills in maths.

    I'm determined to do well in school but every day seems like a struggle. Do you have any tips? Especially around revision. Thanks

    My GCSEs / BTEC
    English Language
    English Literature
    Maths
    Combined Science
    Computer Science
    Business Studies
    Level 2 Engineering BTEC
    History
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    (Original post by YourCaesar)
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    Eternal anglo?
    nah, just a british fascist but i admire your knowledge
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    nah, just a british fascist but i admire your knowledge
    I approve.
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    Make a plan. The most important thing to do at this stage is to identify your weakness and strengths. Develop a plan where you occasionally revise stuff you know but stuff which you need to get better at, you revise it daily. It seems a daunting task to revise everyday but you gotta do it to achieve good results.

    for History and Science, I would recommend making notes and writing out these notes by hand in whatever way you like. For maths, ensure you work on the basics i.e. grade 1 to 5 topics and are confident in these before you move onto the harder topics because this will allow you to form a solid base to work from. For English Literature, I would recommend you to start learning the quotes immediately because you will have barely anytime in year 11 to learn all the stuff. Pick out the main 3 to 4 quotes from each poem and link different poems together. Apart from this, always try your best and you will succeed.

    P.S. I can help you with maths and English literature if you would like any help as I still have a lot of my notes.
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    Make a plan. The most important thing to do at this stage is to identify your weakness and strengths. Develop a plan where you occasionally revise stuff you know but stuff which you need to get better at, you revise it daily. It seems a daunting task to revise everyday but you gotta do it to achieve good results.

    for History and Science, I would recommend making notes and writing out these notes by hand in whatever way you like. For maths, ensure you work on the basics i.e. grade 1 to 5 topics and are confident in these before you move onto the harder topics because this will allow you to form a solid base to work from. For English Literature, I would recommend you to start learning the quotes immediately because you will have barely anytime in year 11 to learn all the stuff. Pick out the main 3 to 4 quotes from each poem and link different poems together. Apart from this, always try your best and you will succeed.

    P.S. I can help you with maths and English literature if you would like any help as I still have a lot of my notes.
    Thank you very much for that. I've made a revision time table to try and motivate myself to learn.
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    (Original post by AmberEB)
    Hi all, new here

    I'm currently retaking year 10 after dropping out of school in year 8. I'm currently really struggling in school and I'm trying to revise as much as I can as I have my MOCKs currently. Is there anyway to get better at remembering things? I find myself sitting in lessons listening to the teacher, but when getting to the actual work I've no idea what they mean. I also have diagnosed dyscalcus so I may be doing fuctional skills in maths.

    I'm determined to do well in school but every day seems like a struggle. Do you have any tips? Especially around revision. Thanks

    My GCSEs / BTEC
    English Language
    English Literature
    Maths
    Combined Science
    Computer Science
    Business Studies
    Level 2 Engineering BTEC
    History
    I was in a similar position this year, I got through by watching videos and taking notes then doing questions, this might help if your an auditory learner, if not you can try making the notes from the videos into posters/ mind maps/ tables and sticking them around the house and stuff. For history, i find the best way to memorise dates and facts is to use Quizlet which is free.
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    Thank you! I'll look into Quizlet
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    start learning the equations for maths, also start memorising quotes for English literature.
    For History i would recommend watching videos/documentaries of the topics to make it easier to remember when revising.
    For English language you don't need to know much apart from different language techniques. For the others revise things you don't know and test yourself on the things you do know. Also looking at past papers will help.
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    For maths there is, on your exam board website, or there should be, a list of equations they expect you to learn.
    English, Mr bruff is life. Mainly for aqa, but there is overlap. Also for maths. Go into the cgp books. Then go into the cgp grade 9 book if you want, it has ott questions not very representitive, forgive spelling, but still good prep.
    If you need more help just pm Me.
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    I'm in yr 11, *was...
    Now just chilling for 2.5 months.
 
 
 
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