Hey guys! Lorraine here! 🙂

Week 1 was tiring! Every day coming home from the mocks I was wrecked and I can honestly say I’m even more tired from the JC! I find the days where I have 2 exams on the day the worst! On Wednesday when I came home I was sooo tempted to go to bed but I knew I wouldnt sleep that night! I wasnt able to even talk about the exams until I had something to eat or drink I was just knackered! On Friday I came home from maths and geography and slept like a baby till 8pm!

Another thing Ive found about the exams is how people react to it! The people that haven’t done a thing through the whole year are the ones completely panicking onthe days of the exams and the ones who have worked seem very laid back! 🙂 So if theres any 2nd yrs or anything here reading this – START STUDYING NOW!!

Another thing is how encouraging people are! Every day I get home I have everyone asking how it went and facebook messages and stuff and its nice to have the support! 🙂

All in all, week one went OK. I’m a bit worried about my results but thats the way I am! I’m dreading week 2 but at least I’m finished this Friday! 😀

Good luck everyone!



Well, that’s the first three days (of just six and a half, for me!) done and dusted. It was quite daunting to begin. Once I got over the whole shock of the whole thing, it felt just like the Mocks. My friends agree.

Week One wasn’t too bad. Wednesday was a bit nerve wrecking, naturally.

Thursday was quite a long day. Irish. Not my strongest subject to be honest.

Friday was the best day of the three. Geography was a welcome break and Maths Paper 1 was surprisingly nice.

Week Two is up next. Maths Paper 2 and CSPE up first. Not too bad, I guess. Business on Tuesday! Business is my favorite subject, so I’m happy about it! French and History come up on Wednesday. I am kind of worried for those two, in particular. We’ll see how it goes! And lastly, Science. I feel I can do well in it… after cramming on Wednesday evening!

Well, the second (and final week for me!) is coming soon. It seems okay. I wish everyone the very best of luck!


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