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How hard is it to fast track A level maths?

How many hours a day would i need to stufy in order to get an A or even an A* in A level maths fast track?

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6 months if you focus.
4-5 hours a day, what is important is understanding the topics.

Year 1 should take you max 1-1.5 months. 3-4 months for year 2 and rest exam practice.
(edited 12 months ago)
Original post by Faisal Amiri
6 months if you focus.
4-5 hours a day, what is important is understanding the topics.

Year 1 should take you max 1-1.5 months. 3-4 months for year 2 and rest exam practice.

dahm ok. thanks. btw do u know any websites that show a good structure to follow? like what topics i should be learning first etc because i have no clue.
Original post by revo349
dahm ok. thanks. btw do u know any websites that show a good structure to follow? like what topics i should be learning first etc because i have no clue.


theres a guy on youtube called zeeshan zamurred he is amazing for learning content. As for structure id say follow the chapters of the book tbh. Year 1 is just an ease into things from gcse. Year 2 is when it gets tricky. It will be very tough my guy for 6 months but it is very possible you just have to dedicate everything to it.
Original post by Faisal Amiri
theres a guy on youtube called zeeshan zamurred he is amazing for learning content. As for structure id say follow the chapters of the book tbh. Year 1 is just an ease into things from gcse. Year 2 is when it gets tricky. It will be very tough my guy for 6 months but it is very possible you just have to dedicate everything to it.

thanks man, i have a whole year to do this. im highly motivated and ready to grind, im starting early too. i only just finished my gcses yesterday lol
Original post by revo349
thanks man, i have a whole year to do this. im highly motivated and ready to grind, im starting early too. i only just finished my gcses yesterday lol

Bro you’re absolutely good. I did A level maths in one year and got an A. Couldve got an A* if i properly revised.
1 year means you can relax a bit and enjoy life. Much better than 6 months.
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Original post by revo349
dahm ok. thanks. btw do u know any websites that show a good structure to follow? like what topics i should be learning first etc because i have no clue.


Dr Frost: https://www.drfrostmaths.com/courses.php?coid=29
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Original post by revo349
thanks man, i have a whole year to do this. im highly motivated and ready to grind, im starting early too. i only just finished my gcses yesterday lol


Why aren't you studying this at school? There's only one reason to cover this in a year and that is if you are doing F Maths as well.
Original post by Faisal Amiri
Bro you’re absolutely good. I did A level maths in one year and got an A. Couldve got an A* if i properly revised.
1 year means you can relax a bit and enjoy life. Much better than 6 months.


wow nice bro, i hope to do the same as u. Thanks for helping me out
Original post by Muttley79
Why aren't you studying this at school? There's only one reason to cover this in a year and that is if you are doing F Maths as well.


my college doesnt offer it as fast track and only offer it along side 2 a levels, and im studying a lvl 3 btec in IT right now so thats why :smile: and im doing it fast track because i want to go to university next year + i need a level maths for comp sci. i know i can do it
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Original post by revo349
my college doesnt offer it as fast track and only offer it along side 2 a levels, and im studying a lvl 3 btec in IT right now so thats why :smile: and im doing it fast track because i want to go to university next year + i need a level maths for comp sci. i know i can do it


It's not a great idea to go to uni at 17 - you can't sign a contract for a start.
Original post by Faisal Amiri
Bro you’re absolutely good. I did A level maths in one year and got an A. Couldve got an A* if i properly revised.
1 year means you can relax a bit and enjoy life. Much better than 6 months.

btw i wanted to ask which order do you think ist best to study a level maths? is it a good idea to do pure 1 and 2 first then mechanics and statistics? there are 4 you have to do right?
Original post by Muttley79
It's not a great idea to go to uni at 17 - you can't sign a contract for a start.


im 18 xd i will be 19 when i go to uni next year
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Original post by revo349
im 18 xd i will be 19 when i go to uni next year


You didn't say you were in Year 12 as you mentioned GCSEs .... we offer a one year course for our F Maths students so it is doable. I would recommend Edexcel as there's so many resources.

Do the 2 year at double the speed

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/mathematics-2017.coursematerials.html#%2FfilterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Category%2FTeaching-and-learning-materials&filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:biggrin:ocument-Type%2FScheme-of-work
Original post by Muttley79
You didn't say you were in Year 12 as you mentioned GCSEs .... we offer a one year course for our F Maths students so it is doable. I would recommend Edexcel as there's so many resources.

Do the 2 year at double the speed

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/mathematics-2017.coursematerials.html#%2FfilterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Category%2FTeaching-and-learning-materials&filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:biggrin:ocument-Type%2FScheme-of-work

yeah sry bout that aha im doing gcses late. also yh im doing edexcel i heard its the best one
Original post by revo349
btw i wanted to ask which order do you think ist best to study a level maths? is it a good idea to do pure 1 and 2 first then mechanics and statistics? there are 4 you have to do right?

Start stats and mechanics along with year 1. Stats and mechanics is like a button, once your mind clicks with the stats and mechanics format u can pretty much cruise and do a few qs here and there for revision. Just beware of integration and differentiation in year 2 set aside a good month-2 months for those 2 chapters they are heavyyy.
Original post by Faisal Amiri
Start stats and mechanics along with year 1. Stats and mechanics is like a button, once your mind clicks with the stats and mechanics format u can pretty much cruise and do a few qs here and there for revision. Just beware of integration and differentiation in year 2 set aside a good month-2 months for those 2 chapters they are heavyyy.

aight cool will do man thanks again.
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Original post by Faisal Amiri
6 months if you focus.
4-5 hours a day, what is important is understanding the topics.

Year 1 should take you max 1-1.5 months. 3-4 months for year 2 and rest exam practice.


Is there a particular online course that you would recommend please?
to receive an A or A*, i wouldn't set the goal of studying a certain amount of hours. some questions you might already know how to solve, so i wouldn't waste time studying them. i would practise solving questions that i struggle with

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