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    Hey guys so I know its early to be starting to revise, I am in year 9, but I feel like I really need to. Apperently I have taken some of the hardest subjects there is and I am in top set for everything. I am having so many tests and everything and even though I am getting ok grades on them I want to do better and be amazing.

    Is there a way you could all comment down some revision techniques for me because I am really unsure on how to revise. Thank you so much for anyone who comments xxx
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    Dont start revising in year 9
    Your just gonna burn yourself out
    people start revising after christmas in year 11
    and still come out with 9s or A*s
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    (Original post by Ex-pert)
    Dont start revising in year 9
    Your just gonna burn yourself out
    people start revising after christmas in year 11
    and still come out with 9s or A*s
    Thank you but I need to revise for all my year 9 tests and everything and there all so hard and I just dont know how to acctually revise.
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    it's good that you're revising for your year 9 exams, this will help you build a good work ethic in year 10 and 11. flashcards are great for definitions, and mindmaps help me condense facts for a topic. make notes on your classnotes, revise it. don't do loads, but learn how to revise effectively.
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    (Original post by entertainmyfaith)
    it's good that you're revising for your year 9 exams, this will help you build a good work ethic in year 10 and 11. flashcards are great for definitions, and mindmaps help me condense facts for a topic. make notes on your classnotes, revise it. don't do loads, but learn how to revise effectively.
    Thank you so much I am definately going to try some of these xx
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    (Original post by Hannahban04)
    Thank you but I need to revise for all my year 9 tests and everything and there all so hard and I just dont know how to acctually revise.
    Oh i thought you meant you wanted to revise for gcses
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    (Original post by Ex-pert)
    Dont start revising in year 9
    Your just gonna burn yourself out
    people start revising after christmas in year 11
    and still come out with 9s or A*s
    Thats a bad idea. I revsied and i got a bad results for doing that
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    (Original post by Hannahban04)
    Thank you but I need to revise for all my year 9 tests and everything and there all so hard and I just dont know how to acctually revise.
    Revision cards is one
    Exam questions are good. Practise them - they are good ones to practise with
    Ask for teachers help if ur struck with anything

    You can contact me if u want to. Do u want me to put my contact number and my email address for u?
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    (Original post by annmerlinjohn27)
    Thats a bad idea. I revsied and i got a bad results for doing that
    This is not for GCSE I mean like my year 9 exams and I am just confused on how to revise thats all xx
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    (Original post by annmerlinjohn27)
    Thats a bad idea. I revsied and i got a bad results for doing that
    Thats only you...
    It depends whether or not you revised effectively
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    (Original post by Ex-pert)
    Thats only you...
    It depends whether or not you revised effectively
    Im just saying. That one example
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    Im saying that resiving after christmas in yr 11 is bad
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    (Original post by Hannahban04)
    This is not for GCSE I mean like my year 9 exams and I am just confused on how to revise thats all xx
    do some example questions
    e.g. Maths - go on MYMaths
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    (Original post by annmerlinjohn27)
    do some example questions
    e.g. Maths - go on MYMaths
    Thank you I will go try this now xx
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    (Original post by Hannahban04)
    Thank you I will go try this now xx
    You can contact me if u want to. Do u want me to put my contact number and my email address for u?
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    (Original post by annmerlinjohn27)
    You can contact me if u want to. Do u want me to put my contact number and my email address for u?

    That would be amazing, thank you xx
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    (Original post by Hannahban04)
    Hey guys so I know its early to be starting to revise, I am in year 9, but I feel like I really need to. Apperently I have taken some of the hardest subjects there is and I am in top set for everything. I am having so many tests and everything and even though I am getting ok grades on them I want to do better and be amazing.

    Is there a way you could all comment down some revision techniques for me because I am really unsure on how to revise. Thank you so much for anyone who comments xxx
    The main ways (and usually best) of doing revision is: flashcards, mindmaps, colour coded notes, or reading the textbook
    Really it's whatever interests you the most, if you feel like mindmaps are better than flashcards then create lots of mindmaps, colour coding specific topics is also really good. You said you have had a lot of tests? Look over those and focus on your worst results, no need to spend the same amount of time on something you got an A* in and a B in. But don't burn yourself out, that's the worst possible thing to do before any test.
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    (Original post by Ex-pert)
    Dont start revising in year 9
    Your just gonna burn yourself out
    people start revising after christmas in year 11
    and still come out with 9s or A*s
    yeah in the old gcse style m8 where it was easy af to get an a*. when every gcse that you're doing is in the new style, it's gonna take a lot more work.
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    Write concise notes and do flash cards now and do them nicely and keep them till year 11, it will save a lot of time
    I’m in year 11 now and most of my revision time is taken up this, but I guess in a way it’s good as it helps me remember and understand the stuff
    Don’t do too much now as you will probably burn out, but if you understand the topics already and keep going over them/remember them that would be very useful later on, but you could eventually get really tired of it and by year 11 you’ll be tired and won’t try hard
    Which subjects are you doing? and how many?

    Also lots of people in my school started revising after christmas and some in march and they still all got good results but everyone at my school is excessively smart and the school is really pushy so I don’t know how that would go for other people
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