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the current year 11 chat thread (19/20)
uhh so GCSE results day 2019 has come and gone and I guess we are technically year 11's now!

welcome to the official year 11 thread for this school year!
this thread is a chance for all of us year 11’s to talk, moan and groan, share a study tips and goals, or just be random (insert crazy)!


hopefully we’ll make some friends (and not enemies) along the way

first of all, let’s all answer these questions so we can get to know a bit more about each other

the quintessential questions

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the subjects you have taken :

your predicted grades :

the grades you want to achieve :

any grades you may have (if you did any early):

your plans after year 11 (alevels, college, apprenticeship) :

what do you want to do in the future? (university, career plans etc.) :

how you’re feeling about starting year 11 :

how you felt about year 10:

hobbies and interests :

favourite subject :

most hated subject:

favourite way to revise:

if you have a gyg blog feel free to share that too, here :


gotta thank clouddbubbles for this ^^
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Hiya!
I've taken Triple Science, Music, Spanish and Geography (along with Maths and English)
I'm predicted 8s in all my subjects apart from Music, which is a 7.
I want to get:
9-Biology & Chemistry
8-English Language, English Literature, Geography and Maths
7- Physics, Spanish and Music

After year 11, I want to do A-Level Biology, Chemistry, and Geography and I want to go to University to get a Medicine degree.

Surprisingly, I am excited to start year 11. It's probably because year 10 was a decent year for me and I enjoy the routine of school and l enjoy learning.

My hobbies are: Story Writing, Listening to Music, Playing the Piano, Baking/Cooking and I love astronomy and astrology
My favourite subject is either biology or Chemistry
My least favourite is Physics

And my favourite way to revise is"blurting" which is where you give yourself a topic and then you write down everything you can remember related to that topic within a short-ish amount of time (I usually do it for the length of a song).
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Hallo:danceboy:

I'm taking:


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Further Maths - 8 8/9
English Literature - 9 9
English Language - 9 9
French - 7 8/9
ICT - 8 9
RS - 7 9
Biology - 8 9
Chemistry - 9 9
Physics - 8 9
History :cheeky: - 8 9

I already have a grade 9 in maths


After year 11: I plan to go to a sixth form and do biology, chemistry, maths and further maths/ economics/ physics (four subjects are compulsory for me in year 12)

How you are feeling about starting year 11: Not gonna lie, I'm actually not that worried, I feel like this year is going to be so much better than last year.

How you felt about year 10: It was meh.:dry:

Hobbies and interests: I play the piano and clarinet, I used to swim competitively (stopped last year) and I find medical diseases intriguing

Favourite subject: was maths because I found it so easy... now I don't do it so I'd say probably biology (outside of school, I don't particularly get on with my teacher)

Least favourite subject (s): History and french

Favourite way to revise: past papers and essay plans

GYG Blog: my way through the mishaps
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(Original post by _Mia101)
Hallo:danceboy:

I'm taking:


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pink = Predicted grades; blue = aspirational grades
Further Maths - 8 8/9
English Literature - 9 9
English Language - 9 9
French - 7 8/9
ICT - 8 9
RS - 7 9
Biology - 8 9
Chemistry - 9 9
Physics - 8 9
History :cheeky: - 8 9

I already have a grade 9 in maths


After year 11: I plan to go to a sixth form and do biology, chemistry, maths and further maths/ economics/ physics (four subjects are compulsory for me in year 12)

How you are feeling about starting year 11: Not gonna lie, I'm actually not that worried, I feel like this year is going to be so much better than last year.

How you felt about year 10: It was meh.:dry:

Hobbies and interests: I play the piano and clarinet, I used to swim competitively (stopped last year) and I find medical diseases intriguing

Favourite subject: was maths because I found it so easy... now I don't do it so I'd say probably biolody (outside of school, I don't particularly get on with my teacher)

Least favourite subject (s): History and french

Favourite way to revise: past papers and essay plans

GYG Blog: my way through the mishaps
wow finally someone tagged my name with 'cloudd' instead of 'cloud' :gah:
good luck for this year, I'm sure you'll be successful! we are so similar btw - I used to play loads of instruments AND swim competitively but it's all slowed down a bit now
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wow finally someone tagged my name with 'cloudd' instead of 'cloud' :gah:
good luck for this year, I'm sure you'll be successful! we are so similar btw - I used to play loads of instruments AND swim competitively but it's all slowed down a bit now
... i'm not this good with names in real life.

thanks! good luck to you too!

what year are you in btw?
and yeah, it kinda sucks that i've had to slow down cos of school and other more important commitments:closedeyes:
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the subjects you have taken :
English lit and Lang, maths, combined science trilogy, RE, Media studies, Design and technology, history
your predicted grades :
English lit- 7
English Lan-7
Maths- 7
Combined Science- 6,6
RE- 8
History- 7
Media- 7
Tech- 7
the grades you want to achieve :
English lit- 8 or 9
English Lan-7
Maths- 6
Combined Science- 6,6
RE- 8
History- 7
Media- 7
Tech- 7

your plans after year 11 (alevels, college, apprenticeship) :
A levels- English Literature, Sociology and I’m not sure on the other

how you’re feeling about starting year 11 :
Terrified lol

how you felt about year 10:
Stressed😂


favourite subject :
English Lit

most hated subject:
Science

favourite way to revise:
Flash cards

if you have a gyg blog feel free to share that too, here :

Might make one but idk yetttt
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Hello!

I'm doing:
AQA Eng Lit- predicted 7, want 9
AQA Eng Lang- predicted 7, want 9
AQA maths- predicted low 8, want 8
EDEXCEL Physics- predicted 6/7, want 7/8
EDEXCEL chemistry-predicted 7, want 7/8
EDEXCEL biology- predicted 7, want 8/9
OCR History- predicted 7/8, want 9
WJEC Music- predicted 7, want 7/8
WJEC Art, predicted 8/9, want 9

I've already done AQA RE, got a 7

After GCSES I want to do A Levels in art, Combined English lit+lang and History, with hopes to study history at Cambridge or Durham.

Quite excited for y11, Hopefully I'll be more focused than last year (I was still relatively new to the school) and spend more time on my studies.

imo I wish I didn't choose music, like the subject but my teacher's a pain (and might have broken spec rules?) Should've done drama instead!
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the subjects you have taken(predicted)
Edexcel; English Literature - (7)
Edexcel English Language - (7)
Edexcel Maths - (8)
AQA Biology - (8)
AQA Chemistry - (8)
AQA Physics - (8)
Edexcel French - (7)
Edexcel Geography - (8)
WJEC Eduqas Religious Studies - (8)

your plans after year 11 (alevels, college, apprenticeship)
a-levels in any of these subjects: maths, physics, chemistry, biology, Philosophy&theology

what do you want to do in the future? (university, career plans etc.)
Go to university to potentially study a science degree. No idea what career.

how you’re feeling about starting year 11
not good!



hobbies and interests
- YouTube
- Music
- Religion
- Philosophy
- Veganism
-- Violin
- Politics
-What else? TSR?! :dontknow:

how you felt about year 10
felt I could have done more but not too bad

favourite subject
science

most hated subject
French

favourite way to revise
practice questions!
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... i'm not this good with names in real life.

thanks! good luck to you too!

what year are you in btw?
and yeah, it kinda sucks that i've had to slow down cos of school and other more important commitments:closedeyes:
i’m in year 12 :wavey:
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My GYG: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho...6#post85022926
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My GYG, feel free to ask for a tag!
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(Original post by Year11Student:))
the subjects you have taken :
English lit and Lang, maths, combined science trilogy, RE, Media studies, Design and technology, history
your predicted grades :
English lit- 7
English Lan-7
Maths- 7
Combined Science- 6,6
RE- 8
History- 7
Media- 7
Tech- 7
the grades you want to achieve :
English lit- 8 or 9
English Lan-7
Maths- 6
Combined Science- 6,6
RE- 8
History- 7
Media- 7
Tech- 7

your plans after year 11 (alevels, college, apprenticeship) :
A levels- English Literature, Sociology and I’m not sure on the other

how you’re feeling about starting year 11 :
Terrified lol

how you felt about year 10:
Stressed😂


favourite subject :
English Lit

most hated subject:
Science

favourite way to revise:
Flash cards

if you have a gyg blog feel free to share that too, here :

Might make one but idk yetttt
bruhhh i love flashcards as well!
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(Original post by Obolinda)
the subjects you have taken(predicted)
Edexcel; English Literature - (7)
Edexcel English Language - (7)
Edexcel Maths - (8)
AQA Biology - (8)
AQA Chemistry - (8)
AQA Physics - (8)
Edexcel French - (7)
Edexcel Geography - (8)
WJEC Eduqas Religious Studies - (8)

your plans after year 11 (alevels, college, apprenticeship)
a-levels in any of these subjects: maths, physics, chemistry, biology, Philosophy&theology

what do you want to do in the future? (university, career plans etc.)
Go to university to potentially study a science degree. No idea what career.

how you’re feeling about starting year 11
not good!



hobbies and interests
- YouTube
- Music
- Religion
- Philosophy
- Veganism
-- Violin
- Politics
-What else? TSR?! :dontknow:

how you felt about year 10
felt I could have done more but not too bad

favourite subject
science

most hated subject
French

favourite way to revise
practice questions!
Honestly french was my hated subject but it gets easier in the gcse exam i got 5 9's 2 8's and 3 7's and for french i was predicted 5 an told to foundation french but pulled my socks up at the end of yr 11 and got 4 marks off an 8 in french
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Honestly french was my hated subject but it gets easier in the gcse exam i got 5 9's 2 8's and 3 7's and for french i was predicted 5 an told to foundation french but pulled my socks up at the end of yr 11 and got 4 marks off an 8 in french
Thank you ☺
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the subjects you have taken : Maths, EngLang, EngLit, Bio, Chem, Phys, Hist, Geo, French, Spanish, Music. Took Further Maths this year (will get result in September)

your predicted grades : All 9 (lol no pressure)

the grades you want to achieve : I'll aim for all 9's, but I won't get upset if it doesn't happen

any grades you may have (if you did any early): Waiting on Further Maths result

your plans after year 11 (alevels, college, apprenticeship) : Apply to some colleges, unsure if I want to do IB or A-level yet

what do you want to do in the future? (university, career plans etc.) : No idea!

how you’re feeling about starting year 11 : Ready to hit the ground running. Yr7-10 have gotten progressively better for me. Might as well have a positive outlook, however long it lasts.

how you felt about year 10: Loved it. Perhaps more because of friends than academics, but that's okay.

hobbies and interests : Playing instruments (especially cello + clarinet), olympiad-style mathematics, youth council, youth parliament, climate activism, boxing, dogs, DofE

favourite subject : Lucky enough to like all of them

most hated subject: I struggle with science and I find the GCSE Geography course pretty terrible

favourite way to revise: Making notes by bringing together exam spec + textbook

if you have a gyg blog feel free to share that too, here :
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also my GYG :https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho...2#post85029542
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**self promo alert**
this is my GYG tee-hee go check it out!
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This is my GyG tooo:
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When's everyone going back to school?
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