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how easy is it to get a D in aqa a level physics?

so basically i have a degree apprenticeship that requires a certain amount of ucas points. I want to plan for a worst case scenario and say I get an AA in computer science and maths. For physics, year 1 is mostly ok apart from electricity. But for pretty much all of year 2 i need to learn the content over because my teacher was really bad. I have around 56 days till the exam so firstly, is this enough time? I have finished revision for maths and comp sci so I can devote all my time to physics. And lastly, can i get a D with this? I am really stressed out.
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Original post by jake102:)
so basically i have a degree apprenticeship that requires a certain amount of ucas points. I want to plan for a worst case scenario and say I get an AA in computer science and maths. For physics, year 1 is mostly ok apart from electricity. But for pretty much all of year 2 i need to learn the content over because my teacher was really bad. I have around 56 days till the exam so firstly, is this enough time? I have finished revision for maths and comp sci so I can devote all my time to physics. And lastly, can i get a D with this? I am really stressed out.
That will be plenty of time to get a D. That is also plenty of time to get a B. I think you should aim to do your very best, as opposed to aiming for a D, which I'm sure you're more than capable of.
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Original post by poppy2022
That will be plenty of time to get a D. That is also plenty of time to get a B. I think you should aim to do your very best, as opposed to aiming for a D, which I'm sure you're more than capable of.

alr thanks so much for the motvation i was stressing lol
Original post by jake102:)
alr thanks so much for the motvation i was stressing lol
https://mmerevise.co.uk/a-level-physics-revision/

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Original post by poppy2022
That will be plenty of time to get a D. That is also plenty of time to get a B. I think you should aim to do your very best, as opposed to aiming for a D, which I'm sure you're more than capable of.

hey, so i got offer from a degree apprenticeship which required a more strict grade in maths and comp sci so for the past 2 weeks have dedicated my time to them and completely finish them by mid next week. Meaning I have 6 weeks left for purely physics. As i mentioned, for year 1 im fine apart from electricity but for year 2 i gotta learn myself. also if it helps, all i need is a D which is aorund 25% so is pretty simple right? Is this enough time? Im stressed and scared lol. need reassurance.
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Original post by jake102:)
hey, so i got offer from a degree apprenticeship which required a more strict grade in maths and comp sci so for the past 2 weeks have dedicated my time to them and completely finish them by mid next week. Meaning I have 6 weeks left for purely physics. As i mentioned, for year 1 im fine apart from electricity but for year 2 i gotta learn myself. also if it helps, all i need is a D which is aorund 25% so is pretty simple right? Is this enough time? Im stressed and scared lol. need reassurance.

You'll be completely fine. I have a very similar story for A Level econ. Long story short, I only really knew the content for like 75% of year 1 and then learned the year 2 content completely from scratch the week before the exam. I still managed to get a B. The trick is to aim to do your absolute best, so not just to achieve a D, then you'll end up doing way better. Like just by having the mindset of aiming for higher than a D, you'll easily be able to get a D and hopefully even higher.
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Original post by poppy2022
You'll be completely fine. I have a very similar story for A Level econ. Long story short, I only really knew the content for like 75% of year 1 and then learned the year 2 content completely from scratch the week before the exam. I still managed to get a B. The trick is to aim to do your absolute best, so not just to achieve a D, then you'll end up doing way better. Like just by having the mindset of aiming for higher than a D, you'll easily be able to get a D and hopefully even higher.

yh alr so if i revise intensely for the next 6 weeks on just physics, it will pretty much guarantee a D right ? (ofc ill aim for higher)
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Original post by jake102:)
yh alr so if i revise intensely for the next 6 weeks on just physics, it will pretty much guarantee a D right ? (ofc ill aim for higher)

yes, undoubtedly
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Original post by poppy2022
yes, undoubtedly

and sorry for messaging again, but as you mentioned I should aim for higher. I also plan to wake up early in the morning as well to revise. If I revise intensely like that can it pretty much guarantee a B/C ?
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Original post by jake102:)
and sorry for messaging again, but as you mentioned I should aim for higher. I also plan to wake up early in the morning as well to revise. If I revise intensely like that can it pretty much guarantee a B/C ?

6 weeks is even enough for an A. Just make sure not to neglect your other subjects too. I know you've primarily been focusing on them up until now but going over say 30 mins of flashcards for them every day will help to keep the content in your head

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