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    I spoke to my parents about this last year before my GCSE's and they said I do not have to fast on the exams days. I fasted on weekends and days with no exams, not eating or drinking can effect your focus.
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    gcse don't matter I could do them pissed
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    This is for last year, but the content is essentially correct for this year (with small differences for dates)

    https://www.ascl.org.uk/download.B28...7D2850F79.html

    If you don't know who the ASCL is, or don't trust my link, this is who they are:

    "The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) speaks on behalf of members and acts on behalf of children and young people.


    ASCL is Britain's leading professional body representing over 18,500 school and college leaders in all phases across the UK."
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    Only Allah can help you get good grades so it is better to fast. If you feel extremely bad, like you're going to faint then you could break it but at least try. Seek guidance from Allah.
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    As you guys may know ramadan is basically starting on the same day gcse exam start this year, and idk what im going to do!
    Is it fine to miss fasting under these circumstances because my friends were saying i would probably get better results if i was fasting (?) . What are other muslims in this chat going to do i need to know otherwise i will have no idea
    I'm going to fast
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    gcse are piss easy
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    Don't fast, seriously. Not worth the risk, God will understand
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    (Original post by dietcocaine)
    Don't fast, seriously. Not worth the risk, God will understand
    Are you muslim
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    As you guys may know ramadan is basically starting on the same day gcse exam start this year, and idk what im going to do!
    Is it fine to miss fasting under these circumstances because my friends were saying i would probably get better results if i was fasting (?) . What are other muslims in this chat going to do i need to know otherwise i will have no idea
    In my opinion, I would choose not to fast during the exams, as you need the energy and nutrition to get good grades that will be with you your entire life. I am atheist personally (and a Year 11 student) , but I know someone who is Muslim. Because this is a very important event, he has decided to do it, but at a different time. Although it's not the proper time for doing it, he is still doing because it is important to him and this way allows him to be energized and ready for his exams.

    I hope that this helps you.
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    Personally, fast.
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    Don't ask non muslims for advice on this. They are immature at best and ignorant at worst.

    Eat lots at suhoor and iftar. You'll be fine. I've lost count of how many exams I've done on no sleep. No food > No sleep
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    Last year around 3/4 of my GCSEs were during Ramadan, and I fasted through them. I'm not going to lie to you-it was extremely tiring because my Bangladeshi family didn't understand I needed 7 hours sleep, and kept waking me up unnecessarily early. But I do think the fasting helped me in the way that God had my back, a little more than normal.
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    (Original post by idkthename)
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    Just because all these random people are bragging about how easy it was for them and believe they did well because they had God on their side, that’s a really bad and unreliable basis for you to assess your own needs and limits. If you’re concerned about fasting affecting your exams, don’t fast, and if it really bothers you that much, make up the fasts afterwards
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    Yeah i guess you're right, how did you do in the a levels if you dont mind me asking?

    Majority of my intense version of revision was done before Ramadan had started. Then i did a few past papers based on every exam that was coming and some lazy revision (looking at my notes again whilst lying down). You should definitely make time for naps as you're going to absolutely exhausted after coming back from an exam and never do all nighters- they never work and make you feel less focused.
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    (Original post by ultimateradman)
    Last year around 3/4 of my GCSEs were during Ramadan, and I fasted through them. I'm not going to lie to you-it was extremely tiring because my Bangladeshi family didn't understand I needed 7 hours sleep, and kept waking me up unnecessarily early. But I do think the fasting helped me in the way that God had my back, a little more than normal.
    Did you do better than expected in those gcses
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    (Original post by funkypineapple)
    Majority of my intense version of revision was done before Ramadan had started. Then i did a few past papers based on every exam that was coming and some lazy revision (looking at my notes again whilst lying down). You should definitely make time for naps as you're going to absolutely exhausted after coming back from an exam and never do all nighters- they never work and make you feel less focused.
    I mean did you do well in the exam
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    Did you do better than expected in those gcses
    I certainly did for a lot of subjects(got 8s fur English)
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    (Original post by idkthename)
    I mean did you do well in the exam

    Well i got BBB in bio, chem and maths- so i guess i did however, i'm retaking some units this summer so i guess i'm going to be fasting whilst doing exams again
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    (Original post by ultimateradman)
    I certainly did for a lot of subjects(got 8s fur English)
    Fairplay... if you got 8 in english while fasting then hopefully i can too
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    (Original post by funkypineapple)
    Well i got BBB in bio, chem and maths- so i guess i did however, i'm retaking some units this summer so i guess i'm going to be fasting whilst doing exams again
    Ooh unlucky, i guess you're trying to get As this time round?
 
 
 
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