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Hi, I hope you all are well!

I need your help. From anyone who achieved grade 7s, 8s or 9s. I study Maths (edexcel), English (AQA) - Macbeth, Christmas Carol and inspector calls, science (AQA) - combined higher, Computer science (Edexcel)

In one month is it possible to cover all the content for science and computer science because I haven't studied it before properly. If I don't have enough time to cover all the content what do you suggest me to do? Do say past papers without knowing any content, I will not learn anything and struggle to answer questions.

My most weakest (around grade 3-5) subjects to least weakest (grade 5-6)
1. Computer Sc - most weakest
2. English language
3. Physics
4. Chemistry
5. English literature an Biology
6. Maths - least weakest

Please provide me advice for how to manage studying all subjects in one month and is it possible to revise all subject's content.

For maths I struggle with problem solving questions and struggle with some topics and topics that I haven't covered yet.

For computer science I struggle with both papers. I find hard to revise for it and all the content for computer sc.

For chemistry, I struggle with chemicals.

foe physics I sometimes don't understand it and the calculating questions with mixed things.

For English language paper 2 I struggle with Q4 and not sure about paper 1 but I do struggle with it.

Please let me know any useful resources that will guaranty to get grade 8s and 9s. Please let me know if it is possible to go from 4s and 5s to 7s and 8s but not 9s.

I hope someone will response me accurately as I have explained my issue in detail.

Thanks
are you in y10 or y11?
Computer science: watch videos and blurt. woudl recommend tldr computer science, mr brownCS, craig n dave and there are a few more if you look. after each mini topic youve done do the bbc bitesize quiz. the isaac computer science website might help too

Maths: definitely do past paper questions, attempt them to the best of your ability and if you still can't do it, find the topic on a yt video where they go through the topic and work though with them (the gcse maths tutor is rlly good), then go back to doign more questions

english lan: not sure what question that is? any more details

englsih lit: any specific struggles?

physics chem and bio: past paper questions, then mark properly with the mark scheme, do bbc bitesize quizzes, the cognito quizzes, flashcards, blurting
Original post by million.
Computer science: watch videos and blurt. woudl recommend tldr computer science, mr brownCS, craig n dave and there are a few more if you look. after each mini topic youve done do the bbc bitesize quiz. the isaac computer science website might help too
Maths: definitely do past paper questions, attempt them to the best of your ability and if you still can't do it, find the topic on a yt video where they go through the topic and work though with them (the gcse maths tutor is rlly good), then go back to doign more questions
english lan: not sure what question that is? any more details
englsih lit: any specific struggles?
physics chem and bio: past paper questions, then mark properly with the mark scheme, do bbc bitesize quizzes, the cognito quizzes, flashcards, blurting

Thank you so much for you help. For eng lang: Paper 2 Q4 is about comparing the two sources, both analysing writers language methods and maybe structural methods as well. For English literature: I am not sure what I struggle on but can you please suggest me how can I revise for it, I am bit confused. I have to memorise quotes for themes and character? How many quotes? and suggest me some useful tips on how to revise for eng lit. I am in year 11.
Original post by Harman Kaur
Thank you so much for you help. For eng lang: Paper 2 Q4 is about comparing the two sources, both analysing writers language methods and maybe structural methods as well. For English literature: I am not sure what I struggle on but can you please suggest me how can I revise for it, I am bit confused. I have to memorise quotes for themes and character? How many quotes? and suggest me some useful tips on how to revise for eng lit. I am in year 11.

i can tell you what i did personally for English: i made a doc with all the structural and language techniques and then wrote what the common / general effects of it were

would also recommend doing timed essays, then once the time runs out do the rest in a dif colour pen and have your teacher mark it with feedback (both what went well and improvements)

lit: i reread my texts again and as i went along i wrote the key quotes out on a doc then explained the effect of them. had separate docs separated in themes, with like 3 paras that had analysis, quotes, context and stuff. with the quotes i'd recommend having them in chronological so having one form the beginning, middle and end to show wo it'd changed throughout if that makes sense

to actively revise it, take a sheet out put the them or characters name and just blurt everything, then fill whats missing in a dif coloured pen

lan: i cant really remebr how to answer that question, im pretty sure i did a dif exam board too. id recommend watching mr everything english, mr salles
also remember you still have plenty of time its nvr too late, good luck
Original post by million.
i can tell you what i did personally for English: i made a doc with all the structural and language techniques and then wrote what the common / general effects of it were
would also recommend doing timed essays, then once the time runs out do the rest in a dif colour pen and have your teacher mark it with feedback (both what went well and improvements)
lit: i reread my texts again and as i went along i wrote the key quotes out on a doc then explained the effect of them. had separate docs separated in themes, with like 3 paras that had analysis, quotes, context and stuff. with the quotes i'd recommend having them in chronological so having one form the beginning, middle and end to show wo it'd changed throughout if that makes sense
to actively revise it, take a sheet out put the them or characters name and just blurt everything, then fill whats missing in a dif coloured pen
lan: i cant really remebr how to answer that question, im pretty sure i did a dif exam board too. id recommend watching mr everything english, mr salles

thank uuu. I can't tell you how much you have helped me. Wishing you lots of good luck.
Original post by Harman Kaur
thank uuu. I can't tell you how much you have helped me. Wishing you lots of good luck.

thank you. also with all your subjects id recommend listing out the topics from strongest to weakest and revise the ones you struggle with most
Original post by Harman Kaur
Hi, I hope you all are well!
I need your help. From anyone who achieved grade 7s, 8s or 9s. I study Maths (edexcel), English (AQA) - Macbeth, Christmas Carol and inspector calls, science (AQA) - combined higher, Computer science (Edexcel)
In one month is it possible to cover all the content for science and computer science because I haven't studied it before properly. If I don't have enough time to cover all the content what do you suggest me to do? Do say past papers without knowing any content, I will not learn anything and struggle to answer questions.
My most weakest (around grade 3-5) subjects to least weakest (grade 5-6)
1. Computer Sc - most weakest
2. English language
3. Physics
4. Chemistry
5. English literature an Biology
6. Maths - least weakest
Please provide me advice for how to manage studying all subjects in one month and is it possible to revise all subject's content.
For maths I struggle with problem solving questions and struggle with some topics and topics that I haven't covered yet.
For computer science I struggle with both papers. I find hard to revise for it and all the content for computer sc.
For chemistry, I struggle with chemicals.
foe physics I sometimes don't understand it and the calculating questions with mixed things.
For English language paper 2 I struggle with Q4 and not sure about paper 1 but I do struggle with it.
Please let me know any useful resources that will guaranty to get grade 8s and 9s. Please let me know if it is possible to go from 4s and 5s to 7s and 8s but not 9s.
I hope someone will response me accurately as I have explained my issue in detail.
Thanks

It's never too late to start, though it will be much harder for you now. As someone who managed to somehow get 10 9s after leaving revision a bit too late, I highly recommend active recall methods like blurting combined with looking closely at the spec for science, and highlighting areas you didn't remember and repeating them again and again in spaced intervals (obviously not for too long gaps as you don't have much time left) until you are getting everything correct. Practice papers are obviously very important, especially for science and maths, but the most important thing is understanding how you've went wrong on a question and coming back to it again to make sure you understand it.
English language and literature I struggled with a lot in my mocks, but the thing that helped me the most was seeing answers provided by exam boards that scored high, writing a different question in a similar style to this and asking my teacher to mark it. This technique helped me go from scoring a 4 in my mock to getting a 9 in the exam.
Original post by Ferraro72
It's never too late to start, though it will be much harder for you now. As someone who managed to somehow get 10 9s after leaving revision a bit too late, I highly recommend active recall methods like blurting combined with looking closely at the spec for science, and highlighting areas you didn't remember and repeating them again and again in spaced intervals (obviously not for too long gaps as you don't have much time left) until you are getting everything correct. Practice papers are obviously very important, especially for science and maths, but the most important thing is understanding how you've went wrong on a question and coming back to it again to make sure you understand it.
English language and literature I struggled with a lot in my mocks, but the thing that helped me the most was seeing answers provided by exam boards that scored high, writing a different question in a similar style to this and asking my teacher to mark it. This technique helped me go from scoring a 4 in my mock to getting a 9 in the exam.

Ok thank you so much for ur help and advice, I really appreciate it. Wishing you lots of good luck.
Original post by million.
thank you. also with all your subjects id recommend listing out the topics from strongest to weakest and revise the ones you struggle with most

Ok, will try to do that but I want to get really really good grade in maths because I am taking this for A level. I want to get really good grades in English and science mainly but only good grades for computer science because I struggle a lot with it so grade 5 or 6 would be really high for me and would be fine.

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