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Hello guys i’m in year 10 so you’re probably thinking i shouldn’t worry so much about my gcses but i’m seriously concerned. i’ve always been bad at science but I thought last year I would be able to pattern my skills and become good at it. However I fear it is too late. I’m already disadvantaged in the future as I’m only taking 8 gcses unless the science department enter me for triple at the end of the year which is mythical rn. I really dk what to do so I haven’t tried anything yet but it seems like everything we learn in class is different to the exam questions - the style of questions is really bizzare. I do AQA and I was wondering if anyone knew any tips and sites etc. that would help me improve my science. I’m currently the wort in chemistry in particular, I’ve been getting Grade 1s in every assessment we take. it’s ridiculous compared to the 7’s and 8s in other subjects, i really hope to improve. Thanks!
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http://freesciencelessons.co.uk

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBg...R4QIK2e0EfJwaA

https://getrevising.co.uk/resources/...ects/chemistry

https://www.primrosekitten.com/pages...parate-science
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ok get the textbook
read through a chapter
make flash cards on the chapter then do some past paper questions on that chapter
repeat for the whole book
then do a full paper and see your grade, work out which section you're weakest on and got the least marks
go over that section and make new flash cards for it
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Don’t berate yourself or make yourself feel bad all you need to do is find a good way to revise for yourself.
Watch videos if you are a visual learner or you can write notes from the text book, extract the key information. Keep writing notes and memories them and see if you remember the key things. You could also test yourself and see where your weakest points are. Hope it helps and I am in year 11 and I am starting my gcse in two months time
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Hello guys i’m in year 10 so you’re probably thinking i shouldn’t worry so much about my gcses but i’m seriously concerned. i’ve always been bad at science but I thought last year I would be able to pattern my skills and become good at it. However I fear it is too late. I’m already disadvantaged in the future as I’m only taking 8 gcses unless the science department enter me for triple at the end of the year which is mythical rn. I really dk what to do so I haven’t tried anything yet but it seems like everything we learn in class is different to the exam questions - the style of questions is really bizzare. I do AQA and I was wondering if anyone knew any tips and sites etc. that would help me improve my science. I’m currently the wort in chemistry in particular, I’ve been getting Grade 1s in every assessment we take. it’s ridiculous compared to the 7’s and 8s in other subjects, i really hope to improve. Thanks!
#Grade 89 in combined science eee!!!!
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Good luck, God only knows what the government done to the gcse system after 2015
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Hello guys i’m in year 10 so you’re probably thinking i shouldn’t worry so much about my gcses but i’m seriously concerned. i’ve always been bad at science but I thought last year I would be able to pattern my skills and become good at it. However I fear it is too late. I’m already disadvantaged in the future as I’m only taking 8 gcses unless the science department enter me for triple at the end of the year which is mythical rn. I really dk what to do so I haven’t tried anything yet but it seems like everything we learn in class is different to the exam questions - the style of questions is really bizzare. I do AQA and I was wondering if anyone knew any tips and sites etc. that would help me improve my science. I’m currently the wort in chemistry in particular, I’ve been getting Grade 1s in every assessment we take. it’s ridiculous compared to the 7’s and 8s in other subjects, i really hope to improve. Thanks!
If you are getting 1's I'd just give up if I were you. If you fill yourself with confidence and this "can do" attitude it will only lead to disappointment. I know this from experience as I was in a similar position last year in year 11 I got straight grade 1-3 / G-D in all my subjects. The only subject I passed was finance. I revised my ares off for the real exams and ended up failing maths and english. I only passed 3 subjects. All my friends were convincing me that I passed but I did'nt even get into college. Dont make the same mistake I did. I am now doing a construction apprenticeship.
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Hello guys i’m in year 10 so you’re probably thinking i shouldn’t worry so much about my gcses but i’m seriously concerned. i’ve always been bad at science but I thought last year I would be able to pattern my skills and become good at it. However I fear it is too late. I’m already disadvantaged in the future as I’m only taking 8 gcses unless the science department enter me for triple at the end of the year which is mythical rn. I really dk what to do so I haven’t tried anything yet but it seems like everything we learn in class is different to the exam questions - the style of questions is really bizzare. I do AQA and I was wondering if anyone knew any tips and sites etc. that would help me improve my science. I’m currently the wort in chemistry in particular, I’ve been getting Grade 1s in every assessment we take. it’s ridiculous compared to the 7’s and 8s in other subjects, i really hope to improve. Thanks!
Don't let yourself get down. I had a similar situation when I was at school, although GCSEs have changed since then. When I was in year 9 we did SATS, I only got a level 5 so I got really down about it and felt like I have made no progress (given the fact I got a level 5 in year 6). My teacher wanted to put me forward for GNVQ science not even GCSE! had to beg my teacher to put me down for GCSE. Anyway come year 10, I was entered in for higher paper GCSE, worked hard and got AA (double award).

TOP TIP-GET A CGP REVISION GUIDE SPECIFIC TO YOUR EXAM SPEC.
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If you are getting 1's I'd just give up if I were you. If you fill yourself with confidence and this "can do" attitude it will only lead to disappointment. I know this from experience as I was in a similar position last year in year 11 I got straight grade 1-3 / G-D in all my subjects. The only subject I passed was finance. I revised my ares off for the real exams and ended up failing maths and english. I only passed 3 subjects. All my friends were convincing me that I passed but I did'nt even get into college. Dont make the same mistake I did. I am now doing a construction apprenticeship.
in the sane position bro, im doing 12hr shifts at maccas.
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Take the time to go through each topic and make sure you understand what's happening and, in some cases, why.

Read through textbooks and revision guides and make notes from them. Go crazy. If it helps you understand, write it down.

I like to draw diagrams for various processes but also to give a more visual view of what's going on. Even if I can't remember the process in the exam, I can draw the picture which will help me to remember the steps of what happens. For example, the vaccination process could be a good one to draw out, but also images for things like diffraction.

Do past papers. If you get questions wrong, look at why you got them wrong. Ask your teacher for help and make sure you understand everything.

Make flash cards for your subjects and try to slim down your notes so that a topic will only be a handful of cards. It's all about trying to understand everything and shorten your notes into you only need to remember a small thing to remember everything for that.
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Nag your parents to get you a private tutor. 10-15 sessions should get you to a grade 9.
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Hello guys i’m in year 10 so you’re probably thinking i shouldn’t worry so much about my gcses but i’m seriously concerned. i’ve always been bad at science but I thought last year I would be able to pattern my skills and become good at it. However I fear it is too late. I’m already disadvantaged in the future as I’m only taking 8 gcses unless the science department enter me for triple at the end of the year which is mythical rn. I really dk what to do so I haven’t tried anything yet but it seems like everything we learn in class is different to the exam questions - the style of questions is really bizzare. I do AQA and I was wondering if anyone knew any tips and sites etc. that would help me improve my science. I’m currently the wort in chemistry in particular, I’ve been getting Grade 1s in every assessment we take. it’s ridiculous compared to the 7’s and 8s in other subjects, i really hope to improve. Thanks!
im failing as im doing my exams i got 3s in my mocks dw
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Good luck, God only knows what the government done to the gcse system after 2015
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I think you should take notes from your textbook and then consolidate your knowledge with past paper questions after you have done those notes. For more challenging concepts watch videos on Youtube or look at your revision guide. Freesciencelessons is probably the best one for it. Definitely saved me from my Physics GCSE when I did it.
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Nag your parents to get you a private tutor. 10-15 sessions should get you to a grade 9.
seriously?
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seriously?
Lol no
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Lol no
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