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    Hi, this has probably been posted before but I'm new here so thought I'd make a new thread.

    I've just finished year 10 and am going to year 11 and I was wondering if anyone has any advice/revision tips?

    I do English Language, English Literature, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, French and Religious Studies.

    My predicted grades are 7-9 for all subjects and I'll soon be applying to sixth form, hopefully to do Biology, Maths and Geography.

    I'm the kind of person to get stressed easily so if anyone has any advice it'd be appreciated
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    (Original post by Pepzi_Kola)
    Hi, this has probably been posted before but I'm new here so thought I'd make a new thread.

    I've just finished year 10 and am going to year 11 and I was wondering if anyone has any advice/revision tips?

    I do English Language, English Literature, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, French and Religious Studies.

    My predicted grades are 7-9 for all subjects and I'll soon be applying to sixth form, hopefully to do Biology, Maths and Geography.

    I'm the kind of person to get stressed easily so if anyone has any advice it'd be appreciated
    Hello @Pepzi_Kola, a very warm welcome to TSR.

    Just a few things I can advise;

    • Get organised - get some folders ready, you're going to have a lot of paperwork to store!
    • Start looking at past papers and specifications now - you need to be getting to know the exams
    • Take any opportunities of free tutoring after school and catch up sessions, especially in English and Maths
    • Have a revision plan - should be active just after Christmas. Do what works for you - I only plan a week in advance, others plan for months in advance
    • Subscribe to educational channels on YouTube - they really do help
    • Don't revise all night - get some sleep!
    • Keep doing activities like sport to free your mind.
    • Try not to stress too much about 9-1 grades - everyone is in the same boat.


    Hope that's useful, anything I can do to help in anyway, just shout.

    All the best,
    Nathan
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    (Original post by the_nshoesmith)
    Hello @Pepzi_Kola, a very warm welcome to TSR.

    Just a few things I can advise;

    • Get organised - get some folders ready, you're going to have a lot of paperwork to store!
    • Start looking at past papers and specifications now - you need to be getting to know the exams
    • Take any opportunities of free tutoring after school and catch up sessions, especially in English and Maths
    • Have a revision plan - should be active just after Christmas. Do what works for you - I only plan a week in advance, others plan for months in advance
    • Subscribe to educational channels on YouTube - they really do help
    • Don't revise all night - get some sleep!
    • Keep doing activities like sport to free your mind.
    • Try not to stress too much about 9-1 grades - everyone is in the same boat.


    Hope that's useful, anything I can do to help in anyway, just shout.

    All the best,
    Nathan
    Thank you I've bought a few folders already and looked through the specs briefly this Summer. Quite looking forward to this year, and I'll take your advice, thanks!
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    (Original post by Pepzi_Kola)
    Thank you I've bought a few folders already and looked through the specs briefly this Summer. Quite looking forward to this year, and I'll take your advice, thanks!
    Happy to help. Have a good year, and if you need any help, just shout.
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    Do past papers in class and then make cue cards and mind-maps at home. I did the opposite and I hardly did the past papers 😐. For past papers it's best to answer everything you can, then go back through and find the answers to the stuff you don't know. That way you'll know how to answer all kinds of questions, which is good because they often recycle them.
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    (Original post by Pepzi_Kola)
    Hi, this has probably been posted before but I'm new here so thought I'd make a new thread.

    I've just finished year 10 and am going to year 11 and I was wondering if anyone has any advice/revision tips?

    I do English Language, English Literature, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, French and Religious Studies.

    My predicted grades are 7-9 for all subjects and I'll soon be applying to sixth form, hopefully to do Biology, Maths and Geography.

    I'm the kind of person to get stressed easily so if anyone has any advice it'd be appreciated
    Smoke as much cannabis as possible, especially before exams. This should help with the stress.
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    (Original post by crocodile_ears)
    Do past papers in class and then make cue cards and mind-maps at home. I did the opposite and I hardly did the past papers 😐. For past papers it's best to answer everything you can, then go back through and find the answers to the stuff you don't know. That way you'll know how to answer all kinds of questions, which is good because they often recycle them.
    Thank you

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    Smoke as much cannabis as possible, especially before exams. This should help with the stress.
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    Try not to stress right now, you're on holiday! Enjoy the break, Yr11 isn't as horrific as everyone makes it out to be honestly.
    Just remember...
    • Primrose Kitten, Mr Bruff and Free GCSE Science Lessons on YouTube will save you during mocks
    • Don't quit all of your extra-curricular just because of exams, keep it in moderation but keep up all of the things you've enjoyed because honestly you probably won't leave the house much otherwise
    • Keep on top of homework - if you do a homework well enough it usually means when it gets to your exam you barely need to revise that topic
    • Revise for mocks but don't stress too much, use it as an opportunity to learn how you learn so your revision is more effective for the real exams
    • Start properly revising for exams during/after the Feb half term, doing little bits leading up to exams is less stressful for most people than cramming
    • Stay healthy - exercise, eat decent food and drink plenty of water.

    Most importantly though, try and stay calm! GCSE's are important and you need to try your hardest but that doesn't mean working 24/7
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    (Original post by ellie1652)
    Try not to stress right now, you're on holiday! Enjoy the break, Yr11 isn't as horrific as everyone makes it out to be honestly.
    Just remember...
    • Primrose Kitten, Mr Bruff and Free GCSE Science Lessons on YouTube will save you during mocks
    • Don't quit all of your extra-curricular just because of exams, keep it in moderation but keep up all of the things you've enjoyed because honestly you probably won't leave the house much otherwise
    • Keep on top of homework - if you do a homework well enough it usually means when it gets to your exam you barely need to revise that topic
    • Revise for mocks but don't stress too much, use it as an opportunity to learn how you learn so your revision is more effective for the real exams
    • Start properly revising for exams during/after the Feb half term, doing little bits leading up to exams is less stressful for most people than cramming
    • Stay healthy - exercise, eat decent food and drink plenty of water.

    Most importantly though, try and stay calm! GCSE's are important and you need to try your hardest but that doesn't mean working 24/7
    Thank you so much that's a lot of helpful advice that I'll be sure to take
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    Hello again,

    In additional to my previous post, you may find this thread useful;
    https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=4871068

    All the best,
    Nathan
 
 
 
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