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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks
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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks
ur ma is bein silly
i did nothing until i was in year 11 and still did litty
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Don't stress about revising, you have a lot of time, just read over what you did in class and do homework. Thats about it tbh.
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There's no need to stress over it yet, as you're only in year 9. There's plenty of time left.
However, for German apps like 'quizlet' are great for revising and learning vocab. Past papers I personally find the best sources of revision as you can identify what you do and don't know. When you have identified what you need to improve on, revision guides and flashcards are great for helping you to remember the content. Also, try revising with friends; it's best to have variety of ways of revising as it allows the knowledge to be remembered easier.

Good Luck on your GCSEs, I'm sure you'll do fab.
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It's two years away! You don't even need to revise 7 hours a day in 5th form. It's not necessary if you do well throughout the entire course.
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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks
Your mom is buggin, I doubt you will have even started the curriculum for GCSE's and it'll be pretty unusual for you to remember what you're revising now in two years time. Yr 9 is legitimately the best year you will ever have in school. Relax
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Famm, you're in Y9, chill out, school's not going to get fun when GCSEs and A Levels come round, this is the last truly chill year.

Also that 7 hours a day is absolutely rawcus. Not only is he aiming at a completely different demographic, that being, Y11s currently grinding for the GCSEs, but is completely ungrounded. You know why? My headteacher said do 5 hours a day, the school next to us said 4, the other said 10, it all differs but it's all a bunch of rawcus.

The best thing to do, and the thing that will maximise your grades, is revising your weak areas, at a time period that felt comfortable for you, granted that was 7 hours for some, that doesn't necessarily mean that 7 hours would be good for me, or you, experiment, see what works best for you, I never did more than 3 hours and still came out with 9, 9, 8, As and A*s.

The key thing here is comfort.

If you still actually want to revise in Y9 then, perhaps try and read ahead a little for your lessons, outside of class, do some extra stuff, do quizlet or memrise or something or revisit old topics to ground yourself. I wouldn't advise reading ahead too much though, you'll just get bored in lesson and be less productive.

Good luck.
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Honestly my exams are a month away and I'm not even revising 7 hrs a day. I mean don't get me wrong that's really bad and I'm a horrible example but you're not gonna remember anything you study if you're two years away from GCSEs. I would really just enjoy my last non-exam year.
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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks
please don't worry about revision too much for at least another year and a half. year 9/start of y10 is for enjoying. honestly, 7hrs per day even at the end of year 11 is a bit excessive. Id say atm, don't worry about revising apart from for end of unit tests/mocks etc. I'm in y12 and managed to do pretty well in GCSEs starting my revision just before Easter of y11 so please don't worry too much. hope this helps 😀
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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks
make notes for triple science and learn french vocab from quizlet
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dude we all asked the same question in year 9 and we all regret actually revising whatsoever, i cant even remember what i had for breakfast this morning let alone revision from 2 years ago
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I did hardly anything in Year 9 revision-wise, just revise for unit tests but don't stress about GCSEs.
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really dont worry about gcses, just the mini tests you get
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Wait until next year to start revising. No need to revise for GCSEs in Year 9...
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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks
Agree with everyone here, honestly your mum's not thinking this through. I'm Year 11 here. Only if you want to, do like 2 hours a day Y9, 4 hours Y10, then do loads in Y11. Or, just enjoy life for now mate! All I'd say is to practise your language. memrise.com is BRILLIANT for it. Also, practice maths every once in a while so it doesn't go rusty, as it's also worth 20-30% of your science GCSEs.
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If you are doing Edexcel Triple Science, you might want to make a few notes on what you study this year, as it will be assessed in GCSE (if you do it the same as my school) - topics including types of cells and forms of movement (diffusion, osmosis, etc).

Other than that, don't worry about revision!
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please please do nothing looooll that 7 hours is for year 11’s and even then, that’s excessive
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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks

that 7hrs thing is for actual GCSE students plus it's total bs.
No one in their right mind can revise for that long.
Right now just revise for your tests a couple days before and make sure you understand everything- I can't remember anything from year 9!
No point stressing in year 9- you will come to realise that GCSEs are not very important anyway, not even top unis like Cambridge take them into account! e.g. Ibz Mo- Youtube. Check him out.
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My mum says the news was saying that we should be studying 7hrs per day for GCSEs. But I'm in Yr9 and think that's a bit too much. How long do you suggest I take to revise and what amount of time should I take on each subject. I'm doing triple science, maths, English literature, English language, history, RE and German. And are there any methods of revising that you suggest for these subjects?? Need all the help I can get thanks
Honestly I’m in yr 9 too I think you should start studying like 20 mins a day or even less set a time and place each day to sit down maybe go through notes or something ONLY to set a habit many people leave it like last minute and some fail cos of that but some start studying super early which also no need for that so set a time every day when your productive in a silent place preferably and sit down for 20mins or less JUST for habit
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hi i think u should revise 2 hours eveyday becouse its better not to do 7 hrs one day then leave it the next day but 2 hrs eveyday is consitant and good
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