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    I'm taking those three subjects at a-levels, I've started the AS course and I've been revising everyday since I first started in September as I want to get high grades at AS. However, I've looked up some questions on tsr, are there were mixed opinions on some stuff. For instance, some people were saying that CGP revision guides are useless, whereas some are saying their very good. Now for biology and chemistry I've brought student books as people were recommending them or texbooks (which the school has provided us with)

    I've been making notes from snaprevise, student books and class notes and since September I have been making my flashcards as I go along.
    But I've very demotivated now because we had class tests (atomic structure in chem and biological molecules in bio)- I revised for them a lot but I ended up doing really badly on them.
    Maths- it's a new spec so I have been revising from the Edexcel textbooks but with something like stats, the answer to the question is nowhere in the textbook. It is something I'm struggling with as they give you questions in which the answers aren't in the book and they give you a completely different answer at the back of the book?
    I know it is really early on in the year however, I want my revision everyday to be effective, I really don't know what I'm doing wrong, (for later on in the year) especially with the lack of past papers for those 3 subjects.

    If anyone can give any advice on any on those subjects and have the time to tead through this, I will be very grateful. Thanks in advance
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    there is this site ive been using for as maths its really good its called examsolutions closest thing to mathswatch so u can check that out as well
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    (Original post by dcencima)
    there is this site ive been using for as maths its really good its called examsolutions closest thing to mathswatch so u can check that out as well
    But it's not for the new spec maths?
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    (Original post by GCSE 9)
    But it's not for the new spec maths?
    yeh him and maths genie have started there still quite a lot on there (new stuff) but its jsut not completed yet
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    (Original post by dcencima)
    yeh him and maths genie have started there still quite a lot on there (new stuff) but its jsut not completed yet
    cool
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    anymore answers are appreciated
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    (Original post by GCSE 9)
    I'm taking those three subjects at a-levels, I've started the AS course and I've been revising everyday since I first started in September as I want to get high grades at AS. However, I've looked up some questions on tsr, are there were mixed opinions on some stuff. For instance, some people were saying that CGP revision guides are useless, whereas some are saying their very good. Now for biology and chemistry I've brought student books as people were recommending them or texbooks (which the school has provided us with)

    I've been making notes from snaprevise, student books and class notes and since September I have been making my flashcards as I go along.
    But I've very demotivated now because we had class tests (atomic structure in chem and biological molecules in bio)- I revised for them a lot but I ended up doing really badly on them.
    Maths- it's a new spec so I have been revising from the Edexcel textbooks but with something like stats, the answer to the question is nowhere in the textbook. It is something I'm struggling with as they give you questions in which the answers aren't in the book and they give you a completely different answer at the back of the book?
    I know it is really early on in the year however, I want my revision everyday to be effective, I really don't know what I'm doing wrong, (for later on in the year) especially with the lack of past papers for those 3 subjects.

    If anyone can give any advice on any on those subjects and have the time to tead through this, I will be very grateful. Thanks in advance
    Which exam boards are you doing ?
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    (Original post by tessa w)
    Which exam boards are you doing ?
    AQA biology and chemistry
    Edexcel Maths
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    (Original post by GCSE 9)
    AQA biology and chemistry
    Edexcel Maths
    For Edexcel Maths I would definitely recommend Exam Solutions.
    For Biology and chemistry,I do ocr but I think there are several YouTube videos for AQA which are really helpful.
    Hope this helps
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    Search E-Rintoul on youtube for chemistry, he does some really good videos on each topic, helped me get a B at AS. Hopefully aiming for an A this year!
    For Biology I would recommend buying an endorsed textbook and make notes etc and lots of past paper questions not just for Biology but for Maths and Chemistry too
 
 
 
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