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    I'm starting sixth form in September, so I'm interested in which external websites people have found useful from their own experiences when taking these A-Levels. I've been quite specific to let you know what sort of thing I'm after.

    English Literature
    • OCR AS and A2 English Literature
    • Wordsworth
    • 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles' by Thomas Hardy
    • 'The Handmaid's Tale' by Margaret Atwood
    • 'Children of Men' by P.G. Men
    • 'Bladerunner' (film version, based on Phillip K. ****'s novel :proud:
    • 'Othello' by William Shakespeare
    • 'The Pardoner's Tale' by Chaucer
    • 'Dr. Faustus' by Christopher Marlowe


    History
    • The Collapse of the Liberal State and the Triumph of Fascism in Italy, 1896-1943
    • Germany 1918-45: From Second Reich to Third Reich
    • British Political History in the 19th Century (Britain, 1830-84: Representation and Reform)


    Biology
    • AQA GCE Biology (2410)


    Chemistry
    • AQA GCE Chemistry (2420)


    I know Google exists, but real people tend to be much more helpful. :yes:

    Thanks! :awesome:
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    (Original post by Talexe)
    Biology
    • AQA GCE Biology (2410)


    Chemistry
    • AQA GCE Chemistry (2420)


    I know Google exists, but real people tend to be much more helpful. :yes:

    Thanks! :awesome:
    Don't do the other two subjects so I can't help much.

    For the sciences, the past papers are vital. Don't forget to download and save the old and new specifications.

    Grab all of them now and every 6 months or so and save them to your hard drive. Also get past papers for the old spec. Although some of the stuff has changed, 3 years of past papers are still more useful than if you didn't have them at all.

    AQA delete the papers after a few years so check them twice a year for the latest papers.

    Old spec past papers:
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gceasa/bioa_assess.php
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gceasa/biob_assess.php
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gceasa/che.php

    I don't know if Bio A or B is closer to the new spec so you might as well get them both.

    New spec past papers:
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/biology_new.php
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/chemistry_new.php

    Don't forget the examiner reports and specification - they revise the spec slightly each year.

    Finally, there's a load of stuff to download. You can use Down them all in Firefox to quickly batch download the PDF files.
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    Don't do the other two subjects so I can't help much.

    For the sciences, the past papers are vital. Don't forget to download and save the old and new specifications.

    Grab all of them now and every 6 months or so and save them to your hard drive. Also get past papers for the old spec. Although some of the stuff has changed, 3 years of past papers are still more useful than if you didn't have them at all.

    AQA delete the papers after a few years so check them twice a year for the latest papers.

    Old spec past papers:
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gceasa/bioa_assess.php
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gceasa/biob_assess.php
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gceasa/che.php

    I don't know if Bio A or B is closer to the new spec so you might as well get them both.

    New spec past papers:
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/biology_new.php
    http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/chemistry_new.php

    Don't forget the examiner reports and specification - they revise the spec slightly each year.

    Finally, there's a load of stuff to download. You can use Down them all in Firefox to quickly batch download the PDF files.
    Thanks a lot, I'm on it! Any good sites on the sciences to nerd up on, or is it best to stick rigidly to the specification? :rolleyes:
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    For Biology

    http://www.abpischools.org.uk

    http://www.biochem4schools.org

    http://www.biologyguide.net

    http://www.biologymad.com

    http://www.biozone.co.nz/links.html

    http://www.bubl.ac.uk/link/b/biologyeducation.htm

    http://www.cellsalive.com/

    http://www.eduseek.com/topic.aspx?ID=1997

    http://www.healthline.com/

    http://www.innerbody.com/

    http://www.iob.org/

    http://www.ketteringpumpkins.co.uk

    http://www.lungsonline.com/

    http://www.mrothery.co.uk/

    http://multimedia.mcb.harvard.edu/media.html

    http://revisiontime.com/aBio.htm

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/

    http://spolem.co.uk/alevel_home.htm

    http://www.who.int/en/
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    Spoilt for choice. That took me a long while to look through, but thanks a lot - this is exactly the sort of stuff I'm looking for! :shakehand:
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    Spoilt for choice. That took me a long while to look through, but thanks a lot - this is exactly the sort of stuff I'm looking for! :shakehand:
    Lol, no problem, there is a fair few there, but it's nice to just add them to the favourites and have them there ready if you need them. I found the mrothery.co.uk one very nice. It doesn't have all the topics, but the ones it has are well covered and helpful. Biologymad.com was also another very helpful one for me.
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    Does anyone have anything on English or History? I thought there'd be loads of revision/general info sites on those sorts of things.
 
 
 

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