Is the CGP Revision guide for Physics enough to get an A* at A-level?

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Is the CGP Revision guide for Physics enough to get an A* at A-level (Knowledge wise)? (Provided that you practice the concepts + math questions) Does it cover the content to sufficient detail?

This is the one I'm talking about: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Is the CGP Revision guide for Physics enough to get an A* at A-level (Knowledge wise)? (Provided that you practice the concepts + math questions) Does it cover the content to sufficient detail?

This is the one I'm talking about: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Deep down you know that the answer is no.
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Deep down you know that the answer is no.
I haven't started A-levels yet, I have no idea.
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I haven't started A-levels yet, I have no idea.
A level is much harder than GCSE and you can’t replace all of the knowledge you learn with a revision guide. This is particularly the case with physics, which is a very difficult a level.
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A level is much harder than GCSE and you can’t replace all of the knowledge you learn with a revision guide. This is particularly the case with physics, which is a very difficult a level.
So what could I use as a revision resource that has sufficient depth to get an A*?
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So what could I use as a revision resource that has sufficient depth to get an A*?
A textbook would be sufficient.
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A textbook would be sufficient.
Alright, like the endoreded ones? What grade would you get only using the CGP revision guide? is it lacking detail?
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revision guides are like short versions of textbooks
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They're useful for learning the bulk of the material but probably not good enough to get you up to an A*
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Is the CGP Revision guide for Physics enough to get an A* at A-level (Knowledge wise)? (Provided that you practice the concepts + math questions) Does it cover the content to sufficient detail?

This is the one I'm talking about: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
No, it might get you a B at best if that's what you're relying on. It's much better to revise from the textbook directly and fill in any gaps using the spec.
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No, it might get you a B at best if that's what you're relying on. It's much better to revise from the textbook directly and fill in any gaps using the spec.
Which textbook do you recommend?
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