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    So i do OCR A chemistry 2015 (new specification). Ngl i struggle with it in general. I'm not a DUMB dumb kid, i got A* at triple GCSE, it's just i often get stuck and need help because i don't understand certain concepts. Does anyone know any good websites/methods of revision for this A-level Spec? YouTube channels would also be a great help.
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    chemguide & physicsandmathstutor are good websites if used efficiently, also get a good textbook relevant to your spec. My advice is to try your hardest and get consistent grades. Also once you fully understand a topic and you have done past paper questions on them and get them right, it's always helpful to read ahead and around the topic therefore when you're in lessons, you will most likely have a better understanding. It helped me a lot. Also have a little revision group that you are comfortable with enough to ask questions and challenge them on their reasoning, it might help you more than you think. Also revision cards. I wish someone gave me this advice in Year 12.
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    (Original post by Uranium Potato)
    So i do OCR A chemistry 2015 (new specification). Ngl i struggle with it in general. I'm not a DUMB dumb kid, i got A* at triple GCSE, it's just i often get stuck and need help because i don't understand certain concepts. Does anyone know any good websites/methods of revision for this A-level Spec? YouTube channels would also be a great help.
    Im doing the same spec as you! There’s a great site called chemrevise.org which has notes for all the new specs and is amazing - would really recommend using those notes alongside your class notes for revision because they alone cover the spec. What other subjects do you do?
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    (Original post by jas_kj)
    chemguide & physicsandmathstutor are good websites if used efficiently, also get a good textbook relevant to your spec. My advice is to try your hardest and get consistent grades. Also once you fully understand a topic and you have done past paper questions on them and get them right, it's always helpful to read ahead and around the topic therefore when you're in lessons, you will most likely have a better understanding. It helped me a lot. Also have a little revision group that you are comfortable with enough to ask questions and challenge them on their reasoning, it might help you more than you think. Also revision cards. I wish someone gave me this advice in Year 12.
    Thanks a lot :-), what did you get if you don't mind me asking?
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    (Original post by koala789)
    Im doing the same spec as you! There’s a great site called chemrevise.org which has notes for all the new specs and is amazing - would really recommend using those notes alongside your class notes for revision because they alone cover the spec. What other subjects do you do?
    Thank you! I also do OCR A biology and physics (2015) and edexcel maths and an EPQ. What about you?
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    (Original post by Uranium Potato)
    So i do OCR A chemistry 2015 (new specification). Ngl i struggle with it in general. I'm not a DUMB dumb kid, i got A* at triple GCSE, it's just i often get stuck and need help because i don't understand certain concepts. Does anyone know any good websites/methods of revision for this A-level Spec? YouTube channels would also be a great help.
    Allery Chemistry on YouTube are a great help
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    Thanks a lot :-), what did you get if you don't mind me asking?
    No problem And I haven't done my exams yet, but just know that recently I've been scoring top marks hehe
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    (Original post by Uranium Potato)
    So i do OCR A chemistry 2015 (new specification). Ngl i struggle with it in general. I'm not a DUMB dumb kid, i got A* at triple GCSE, it's just i often get stuck and need help because i don't understand certain concepts. Does anyone know any good websites/methods of revision for this A-level Spec? YouTube channels would also be a great help.
    Do lots of past paper or practice questions. It's all about applying your knowledge to things you may not have seen before. And make sure those mole calculations become second-nature. That will all come with practice.
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    snaprevise is good and the dr boes notes are what got me my a* in the new spec
 
 
 
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