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    Today I had my tutor evening and I was told I am predicted Cs, high and low. To be honest it was upsetting I get it that I am in AS and I have only been in school for a month, but it feels like GCSES again; when I came in results day and saw Bs and Cs. I am very hardworking, but sometimes I can't make time for some things because of art. My whole day just goes being devouted to homework and that's it. All my efforts seems pointless.
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    did u just start yr 12 or yr 13
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    You've just started A-Levels right?

    Don't worry about it. These grades don't define you, they aren't sent to University, they aren't shown to anyone and don't mean anything. They are given to you so that the school can measure how well you are performing relative to how well you did in GCSE's. It's an Ofsted thing essentially.

    Get all A's for your first year and walk into year 13 with straight A* predictions and open doors into top 10 univeristies.
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    did u just start yr 12 or yr 13
    Year 12.
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    (Original post by Zephrom)
    You've just started A-Levels right?

    Don't worry about it. These grades don't define you, they aren't sent to University, they aren't shown to anyone and don't mean anything. They are given to you so that the school can measure how well you are performing relative to how well you did in GCSE's. It's an Ofsted thing essentially.

    Get all A's for your first year and walk into year 13 with straight A* predictions and open doors into top 10 univeristies.
    But it's so hard when I am literally burnt out every week.
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    (Original post by TheAlchemistress)
    Year 12.
    aha i think you're most likely looking at target grades no PREDICTED grades . I'm in the exact same spot as you , i got mostly b's and c's in gcse and all my target grades are C's , trust me those mean jacksh*it , the school is giving you those grades because all they had to see of you is you gcse's , just work hard from now and you can easily prove to your teachers that u are capable of much more . Gl
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    aha i think you're most likely looking at target grades no PREDICTED grades . I'm in the exact same spot as you , i got mostly b's and c's in gcse and all my target grades are C's , trust me those mean jacksh*it , the school is giving you those grades because all they had to see of you is you gcse's , just work hard from now and you can easily prove to your teachers that u are capable of much more . Gl
    Thanks, but my GCSES were rubbish, my predicated grades were much better.
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    (Original post by TheAlchemistress)
    Thanks, but my GCSES were rubbish, my predicated grades were much better.
    and that's all that matters , head up buddy
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    and that's all that matters , head up buddy
    Thanks but it's annoying feeling crap all the time when it comes to education.
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    (Original post by TheAlchemistress)
    Thanks but it's annoying feeling crap all the time when it comes to education.
    yeh i feel like crap to , i'm in the exact same situation as you , exactly , message me if there's anything u wanna talk about to make ourselves feel better
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    yeh i feel like crap to , i'm in the exact same situation as you , exactly , message me if there's anything u wanna talk about to make ourselves feel better
    Everyone is different but I just wish I was a genius to get As and A*s.
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    yeh i feel like crap to , i'm in the exact same situation as you , exactly , message me if there's anything u wanna talk about to make ourselves feel better
    (Original post by TheAlchemistress)
    Thanks but it's annoying feeling crap all the time when it comes to education.
    Those target grades literally mean nothing, and your teachers will believe that they are nothing too. I got BBB target, teachers never really mentioned it except to show progress in November mocks. I then went on to get AAAB at AS
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    (Original post by TheAlchemistress)
    Everyone is different but I just wish I was a genius to get As and A*s.
    yeh same here , especially since i was predicted A's at gcse , but if you work hard now over these 2 years , getting A's and A* at a-levels will make you a god to most people
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Those target grades literally mean nothing, and your teachers will believe that they are nothing too. I got BBB target, teachers never really mentioned it except to show progress in November mocks. I then went on to get AAAB at AS
    exactly , idc about my targets because i'm already doing way better , from homework's and tests , just gotto keep at it , and enjoy what i love
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    (Original post by TheAlchemistress)
    Everyone is different but I just wish I was a genius to get As and A*s.
    You don't need to be a genius to get A's or A*'s. Also those target grades are retarded you just started the year. Aim for what you want and ignore them. Don't burn yourself out its just the start of the year. Just do any homework you have, revise for any tests and relax during any free time. You don't need to be constantly revising and prepping for exams in june.
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    yeh same here , especially since i was predicted A's at gcse , but if you work hard now over these 2 years , getting A's and A* at a-levels will make you a god to most people
    Thank you 😊
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Those target grades literally mean nothing, and your teachers will believe that they are nothing too. I got BBB target, teachers never really mentioned it except to show progress in November mocks. I then went on to get AAAB at AS
    How hard was it?
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    (Original post by Pedaly7)
    You don't need to be a genius to get A's or A*'s. Also those target grades are retarded you just started the year. Aim for what you want and ignore them. Don't burn yourself out its just the start of the year. Just do any homework you have, revise for any tests and relax during any free time. You don't need to be constantly revising and prepping for exams in june.
    This was indeed a useful conversation. But I am a stubborn girl. 😂
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    Yeah mine are all B’s but I got an E in my 1st maths test
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    (Original post by TheAlchemistress)
    How hard was it?
    I worked hard and working 10times harder for A2. You get out of life what you put in , right now you feel like AS are too hard/ time consuming but you do get used to it and you get more efficient.

    I would say right now focus on your homework (if you get as much as I did :lol:) and making sure you understand what you do in class. Try to start revision in OCT half term for your December mocks then after those December mocks work on your feedback for the actual exams. The more you revise you find that you start to understand which revision techniques works for you.

    For me doing essay subjects I find that making up my own essay questions and making essay plans then doing essays works (can't do all not enough time), creating subheadings for my notes also works, quiz cards for some subjects too
 
 
 
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