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Resitting my math and english GCSE at 20... Learning from KS3? watch

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    As you've not left the rest of the explanation I can only go with the title.

    Yes you can learn from KS3, in fact most will presume that you have that knowledge already under your hat before going forward to the GCSEs. Certainly the maths papers I have seen still cover some of the KS3 stuff and in the Higher some of the A level criteria.

    It's well worth going over KS3 as you'll have to sit the assessment before being allowed in the class, which means you have to reach level 2 in both the English and Maths.
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    (Original post by Purdy7)
    As you've not left the rest of the explanation I can only go with the title.

    Yes you can learn from KS3, in fact most will presume that you have that knowledge already under your hat before going forward to the GCSEs. Certainly the maths papers I have seen still cover some of the KS3 stuff and in the Higher some of the A level criteria.

    It's well worth going over KS3 as you'll have to sit the assessment before being allowed in the class, which means you have to reach level 2 in both the English and Maths.
    Thanks for the info, will definitely keep this in mind...

    Oh, not sure what happened there as I did post an explanation!
    Luckily I had an old tab open with it:

    Math has always been a subject thats flawed me due to horrible experiences at school, until now it hasnt bothered me but over the last year Ive decided to re-sit my GCSEs.

    I've been using Khan Academy on and off and working my way up from Early Math. Im currently on Grade 5 and getting the hang of fractions, theres lots of stuff past here that I already know well, but I want to make sure Ive got a solid foundation before moving forward.

    My intention is to stop at Grade 8 on Khan Academy and buy some CGP GCSE Math books along with revising on Bitesize. Would this be enough for a grade C GCSE?

    As far as my English goes, Im just revising on Bitesize on KS3 for a refresher and writing stuff down from memory and taking in as much as I can.

    What are my chances of getting a C when I resit? Im putting in at least 2 hours of study every day (on a 14 day streak atm!) so far and Im planning to increase that too. Id like to use my grades to get on to an access course for healthcare so I can start a career within the NHS.

    Any input would be appreciated!

    Thanks a lot.
 
 
 
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