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    So we have mocks in January. My school doesn't enter for AS anymore, so it's not practice for them. We have another set of mocks in July which is what will be put on our UCAS forms. So the ones in January are not for that either. So what is the purpose of these? I get the fact that putting revision into actual exam practice is quite beneficial, but with us being relatively early on in the course they seem kind of pointless.

    Nope they are very good. My school did mocks. It's to practice for the real things. It is really helpful that they're so early on. Would you rather wait until the months before your real exams to have them, and then realise you actually struggle with time management and answering the questions? Doing them now means you can figure out timings and what you need to work on. It gives you time to calm your nerves as you'll get used to being in the exam hall. It's good to test your knowledge and evaluate your revision strategies. Mocks are one of the best things my school ever did for me.
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