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    Hy, I am new in the UK and new to the gcse i am currently in year 11 and i used to do the igcse but currently doing the gcse. i am doing higher math edexcel and higher triple science aqa.. what info and things I have to know to do well in the gcse exams and like do higher students do the higher paper only or they do both foundation and higher and what are the most important things i have to know for sure
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    My recommendation to you would be to focus on the higher papers. Foundation papers are good to test your basic understanding of the subject but the higher papers test your breadth and depth. I have talked to several people who did IGCSEs and I can tell you you will not find GCSEs much different. The only subject I would recommend doing foundation is only in maths because you need to get used to all types of questions.
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    (Original post by george ghawi)
    Hy, I am new in the UK and new to the gcse i am currently in year 11 and i used to do the igcse but currently doing the gcse. i am doing higher math edexcel and higher triple science aqa.. what info and things I have to know to do well in the gcse exams and like do higher students do the higher paper only or they do both foundation and higher and what are the most important things i have to know for sure
    In foundation tier the highest you can achieve is a 5 but I higher you can get up to a 9.
    If you do higher you only so then the higher exam, it tests the lower grades content as well.
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    (Original post by george ghawi)
    Hy, I am new in the UK and new to the gcse i am currently in year 11 and i used to do the igcse but currently doing the gcse. i am doing higher math edexcel and higher triple science aqa.. what info and things I have to know to do well in the gcse exams and like do higher students do the higher paper only or they do both foundation and higher and what are the most important things i have to know for sure
    Students will only take one exam. The foundation exam has more accessible questions and content, however you can only achieve any grade from a grade 1 (roughly a F/G) and a grade 5, (a high C, low B) or a U. More able students will be entered for the higher exam, which will feature generally more complex questions and content, where you can achieve any grade between a 3 (roughly a D) and a 9 (a high A*), or a U. The higher exam will include and assume knowledge from the foundation tier.
 
 
 
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