How accurate was the advance info for OCR and EDEXCEL

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Anyone who has done exams, please let me know how accurate the advance information was for OCR A and EDEXCEL just so I can get an idea as an A level student.
(Mistakenly asked this question in the wrong forum)
If it helps I do OCR A biology and EDEXCEL chemistry.
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Anyone who has done exams, please let me know how accurate the advance information was for OCR A and EDEXCEL just so I can get an idea as an A level student.
(Mistakenly asked this question in the wrong forum)
If it helps I do OCR A biology and EDEXCEL chemistry.
not sure if this is helpful as its a completely different subject but the ocr maths advanced information was very spot on
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not sure if this is helpful as its a completely different subject but the ocr maths advanced information was very spot on
thank you for letting me know
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not sure if this is helpful as its a completely different subject but the ocr maths advanced information was very spot on
Hi, when you say spot on do you mean only the advanced information topics came up?
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Hi, when you say spot on do you mean only the advanced information topics came up?
yes, all the questions that were on the paper were what the advanced information said would come up
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PEARSON EDEXCEL GCSE 1BI0/H - ADVANCED INFORMATION (MAJOR FOCUS) - SPECIFICATION POINTS - NOT ASSESSED:

*BEAWARE* - ADVANCED INFORMATION FOR THE PEARSON EDEXCEL EXAM BOARD IS ALL INCORRECT THEY ARE TRICKING YOU!!!!!!!!!


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(2.12B) Explain some of the limitations in treating damage and disease in the brain and other parts of the nervous system, including spinal injuries and brain tumours.

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(2.14) Explain the structure and function of a reflex arc including sensory, relay and motor neurons.

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(4.5) Describe the evidence for human evolution based on stone tools, including: a the development of stone tools over time b how these can be dated from their environment.

(4.8) Explain selective breeding and its impact on food plants and domesticated animals.

(4.9B) Describe the process of tissue culture and its advantages in medical research and plant breeding programmes.


MINOR FOCUS (COULD BE ASSESSED):

These from my understanding formed the ‘major focus!

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(1.12) Explain the importance of enzymes as biological catalysts in the synthesis of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids and their breakdown into sugars, amino acids and fatty acids and glycerol.
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