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    heya. I have my gcse mocks coming up after the half term, and stressing out! especially about maths.... I'm one of thsoe people who just can't do maths!
    Any tips on how to get better? I'm doing as many practice papers as I can get my hands on but I still just can't get my head around some of the topics...
    would appreciate help! Ellie x
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    Try this website - Maths Genie.
    http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/gcse.html
    I used this for my own GCSE IN 2016.
    Personally I would do exam papers and when the teacher went over them I'd annotate answers in a different colour which was purple and used that same pen throughout the whole year.
    Good advice- if you are put in interventions- GO TO THEM!
    Tell me if you like the website and good luck.
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    Revise the night before like I did. I got a mediocre result and a predicted 8 but I ended up with a 9. Predicted grades don’t matter at GCSE.

    JK, don’t do what I did. Buy a CGP textbook and make notes on methods and equations from it.
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    (Original post by Beautystyle12)
    Try this website - Maths Genie.
    http://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/gcse.html
    I used this for my own GCSE IN 2016.
    Personally I would do exam papers and when the teacher went over them I'd annotate answers in a different colour which was purple and used that same pen throughout the whole year.
    Good advice- if you are put in interventions- GO TO THEM!
    Tell me if you like the website and good luck.
    Wow! That is such a good website- wish I'd known about it earlier on!! Will definitely be using it a lot- thank you
    Haha I'm already in interventions twice a week, but my intervention teacher is not very good... so I just come out even more confused!

    Thanks for your help x
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    (Original post by VirgoStrain)
    Revise the night before like I did. I got a mediocre result and a predicted 8 but I ended up with a 9. Predicted grades don’t matter at GCSE.

    JK, don’t do what I did. Buy a CGP textbook and make notes on methods and equations from it.
    Thank you- I already have the CGP maths books- they really are a lifesaver!!
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    (Original post by ellie.kitty)
    Thank you- I already have the CGP maths books- they really are a lifesaver!!
    Absolutely! On a side note, I actually summarised the entire of the 3 CGP science textbooks as part of revision... if you’re willing to put the time to do that over Christmas or half term you’ve basically 100% ensured you understand the content, as summarisation means you know the meaning of the content. I did that and all I needed to do was to do past papers until the night of the exam when I went over the textbook. I got 2 A*’s and an A in science (A in Chem - I hadn’t gone over the equation stuff in unit 3 properly, so just reading it over didn’t mean I understood it).
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    (Original post by VirgoStrain)
    Absolutely! On a side note, I actually summarised the entire of the 3 CGP science textbooks as part of revision... if you’re willing to put the time to do that over Christmas or half term you’ve basically 100% ensured you understand the content, as summarisation means you know the meaning of the content. I did that and all I needed to do was to do past papers until the night of the exam when I went over the textbook. I got 2 A*’s and an A in science (A in Chem - I hadn’t gone over the equation stuff in unit 3 properly, so just reading it over didn’t mean I understood it).
    Wow- that's so impressive! and also reassuring. I'm definitely going to put in a lot of work, so hopefully I'll be able to get good grades too! x
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    (Original post by ellie.kitty)
    Wow- that's so impressive! and also reassuring. I'm definitely going to put in a lot of work, so hopefully I'll be able to get good grades too! x
    Don’t worry, I’ll be doing the same. I’m taking 2 extra GCSE’s next year (Italian and Polish) on top of the 13 I did earlier this year.
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