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From scratch. I don't know sh*t at all. Please help.

Math - Edexcel

English language - AQA

English literature - Edexcel
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From scratch. I don't know sh*t at all. Please help.

Math - Edexcel

English language - AQA

English literature - Edexcel
I was thinking for English language I go with CGP to get the knowledge then move onto the oxford book 1 and 2.

English literature - I couldn't find a revision guide for that but for now I was gonna learn both text guides (the inspector calls CGP and twelfth night York notes the latter is a struggle). If anyone has a revision guide suggestion please let me know.

Math - Well I got a private tutor and assuming he's right I just need to pay attention in his lessons and get the concepts down as he teaches them. I'm asking if it's possible to get the 9 as well as the other grades.

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From scratch. I don't know sh*t at all. Please help.

Math - Edexcel

English language - AQA

English literature - Edexcel
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for the english learn the PETAL answer structures perfectly. so loads of practise questions etc and memorise tons of quotes. if ur not one to make it up as u go along in the exam practise making plans for essay responses and finding quotes for themes & characters

math is all about practising papers bro. good luck
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maths - i'll be honest, i reckon some of maths comes down to natural talent. you could learn all the equations and rules but sometimes, you just can't figure out its application in certain questions. that's not to say that it's impossible to do well, you just have to do loads of questions so you can practice as wide of a range as possible. i have a list of maths websites if you want them!

english lit - just read the texts as many times as possible and then make a quotation bank on themes+characters (minimum 3 for each one). also, research context for whatever texts you're doing as they are often crucial to your essay and can really strengthen your piece. practice your writing STYLE too because if your essays are all informal and incoherent, the examiner won't look favourably upon that - they want to read something that has been structured logically. there isnt a really good revision guide out there either so i would recommend looking up videos on your texts

english lang - not sure what aqa is like since i do edexcel but for this one i honestly have no tips apart from more practice. there's not really one good way to revise for language - which is really annoying. i would also try read as widely as possible because this can really help for the creative + transactional writings
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Look at the exam specifications, print them out then check them off as you consolidate your knowledge on each one- remember you've still got time. For maths, go on Mathswatch and do all of the interactive questions for each topic (maybe do 40 mins-1 hour every day after school for maths as it's about practice). Also for English look at Mr Bruff and other online teachers and look at the exemplars they put out- make your own exam technique as you are doing the past papers. Remember you still have time just use it efficiently- it's not about how long you do it but how much you do. For English lit make your own essays after watching the exemplars from Mr Bruff's channel.
Good luck!
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Look at the exam specifications, print them out then check them off as you consolidate your knowledge on each one- remember you've still got time. For maths, go on Mathswatch and do all of the interactive questions for each topic (maybe do 40 mins-1 hour every day after school for maths as it's about practice). Also for English look at Mr Bruff and other online teachers and look at the exemplars they put out- make your own exam technique as you are doing the past papers. Remember you still have time just use it efficiently- it's not about how long you do it but how much you do. For English lit make your own essays after watching the exemplars from Mr Bruff's channel.
Good luck!
Wouldn't using mr bruff be counterproductive to my revision as his English literature content is for AQA when i'm doing Edexcel.
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maths - i'll be honest, i reckon some of maths comes down to natural talent. you could learn all the equations and rules but sometimes, you just can't figure out its application in certain questions. that's not to say that it's impossible to do well, you just have to do loads of questions so you can practice as wide of a range as possible. i have a list of maths websites if you want them!

english lit - just read the texts as many times as possible and then make a quotation bank on themes+characters (minimum 3 for each one). also, research context for whatever texts you're doing as they are often crucial to your essay and can really strengthen your piece. practice your writing STYLE too because if your essays are all informal and incoherent, the examiner won't look favourably upon that - they want to read something that has been structured logically. there isnt a really good revision guide out there either so i would recommend looking up videos on your texts

english lang - not sure what aqa is like since i do edexcel but for this one i honestly have no tips apart from more practice. there's not really one good way to revise for language - which is really annoying. i would also try read as widely as possible because this can really help for the creative + transactional writings
This is great advice thanks. Oh and can I have that list of maths websites please? Also what poetry collection would you say is the easiest to revise from the edexcel poetry anthology? Or is it already predetermined?
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This thread is informative as sh*t. Just one question. How much time would you say I need to clock in everyday for revision of each subject? Based on the assumption that i'm only confident in maths, and know nothing of the other two subjects.
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This thread is informative as sh*t. Just one question. How much time would you say I need to clock in everyday for revision of each subject? Based on the assumption that i'm only confident in maths, and know nothing of the other two subjects.
probably about an hour maybe? an hour of focused uninterrupted revision. for english you will need to look at the spec so you know what to do in the exam.
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probably about an hour maybe? an hour of focused uninterrupted revision. for english you will need to look at the spec so you know what to do in the exam.
What part of the specs do I focus on? (page ? - page ?)

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/engl...-language-8700

https://qualifications.pearson.com/e...ture-2015.html
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**** boyo late af, don’t know Jack **** about English tbh. Got an 8 in maths. Just spam them past papers mate. Use maths made easy aswell if ur struggling on a certain subtopic
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What part of the specs do I focus on? (page ? - page ?)

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/engl...-language-8700

https://qualifications.pearson.com/e...ture-2015.html
page 8-12 for aqa, didnt do edexcel so i dont know about that one
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This is great advice thanks. Oh and can I have that list of maths websites please? Also what poetry collection would you say is the easiest to revise from the edexcel poetry anthology? Or is it already predetermined?
https://corbettmaths.com/contents/
http://mathswebsite.com/
https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/gcse.html
http://www.suffolkmaths.co.uk
http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk
https://online.justmaths.co.uk
http://m4ths.com/index.html
http://bland.in/edexcel.html
https://www.mymaths.co.uk
https://www.examsolutions.net
Graphing calculator - https://www.desmos.com
Graphing calculator - https://www.geogebra.org

here you go! there are more websites out there but these are just some ones that I collected together. also, I don't know which one is the easiest to revise but generally your school already chooses which section of the anthology you'll do. does your school not do that? or are you homeschooled? I do relationships poetry and that section is pretty easy in my opinion
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https://corbettmaths.com/contents/
http://mathswebsite.com/
https://www.mathsgenie.co.uk/gcse.html
http://www.suffolkmaths.co.uk
http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk
https://online.justmaths.co.uk
http://m4ths.com/index.html
http://bland.in/edexcel.html
https://www.mymaths.co.uk
https://www.examsolutions.net
Graphing calculator - https://www.desmos.com
Graphing calculator - https://www.geogebra.org

here you go! there are more websites out there but these are just some ones that I collected together. also, I don't know which one is the easiest to revise but generally your school already chooses which section of the anthology you'll do. does your school not do that? or are you homeschooled? I do relationships poetry and that section is pretty easy in my opinion
I'm homeschooled, and from that list which website would you say is most beneficial. Thanks for the list.
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I'm homeschooled, and from that list which website would you say is most beneficial. Thanks for the list.
I would say that maths genie is definitely a good one as it sorts out all the topics by name and grade but i personally use just maths the most as it has got harder questions! also, if you're homeschooled then I would recommend you just choose whichever section of the poetry anthology that interests you the most
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I would say that maths genie is definitely a good one as it sorts out all the topics by name and grade but i personally use just maths the most as it has got harder questions! also, if you're homeschooled then I would recommend you just choose whichever section of the poetry anthology that interests you the most
Understood. Thanks.
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**** boyo late af, don’t know Jack **** about English tbh. Got an 8 in maths. Just spam them past papers mate. Use maths made easy aswell if ur struggling on a certain subtopic
Ah boll*cks. I'll get on it lad.
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probably about an hour maybe? an hour of focused uninterrupted revision. for english you will need to look at the spec so you know what to do in the exam.
the focused and uninterrupted revision is gonna be an issue. When I try to revise it all goes to sh*t and I go onto youtube or quora. Any advice?
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