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Guestbook Archive - August 2001

I think your gcse guides are great for children and have bought them in the past. My children are now doing As levels and I wondered whether you would be doing revision guides for them. Subjects we are interested in are media studies, psychology, english, biology, french and geography. Hope you are covering these subjects in the near future. Thanks karen tomczak

k tomczak — , UK — 30 Aug 2001 at 20:37:00

hi my name is zyan i am 13 years and in september i am going to comprehensive

zyan debono — , Gibraltar — 30 Aug 2001 at 19:18:00

Hi, I'd just like to say I think your books are brilliant - I used them for my year 9 SATs and my year 10 exams and got really good marks in both - I'm going to use them for my GCSEs (ARGHHH!!!!) next year so hopefully i'll do well in them aswell. I like your books cos they add a bit of fun to revising.

Amy — , UK — 28 Aug 2001 at 19:10:00

Very impressed with these books to help my children. I bought some from WHSmiths and then went on line when I saw how good they were. I have now ordered more. Excellent. I am learning while I help my children!

Emma Hayman — , UK — 28 Aug 2001 at 17:58:00

CGP books are helping me in my maths.  They are excelent

Jamie-lee Nutbrown — Torpoint, Cornwall , UK — 27 Aug 2001 at 21:45:00

I use your booms with my pupils. I bought them from Smiths. Do you have reps which come out to schools at all?

Pat Shepherd — Stone, Aylesbury , UK — 26 Aug 2001 at 22:55:00

VERY INTERESTING,EDUCATIONAL,BUT,VERY INFORMATIVE E.T.C..

MR.G.M.MENEELY, — HUNTINGDON,CAMBRIDGE-SHIRE , UK — 26 Aug 2001 at 22:09:00

I have been to this site quite a few times now and today i thought of signing up.

Jasmeet Singh — , UK — 26 Aug 2001 at 17:31:00

I just bought one of your revision workbooks for Science Sats. Its really helping me and i think they're great!

Lisa — , UK — 24 Aug 2001 at 15:19:00

How do you make the book look so easey.

Anu — , UK — 24 Aug 2001 at 15:17:00

Hi I've just been shown some of your books by Martin Hughes, who is a brit who now teaches at Thames High School here in New Zealand. Your books look good and affordable. I hope to be able to send you an order in due course. Please let know any details relevant to ordering from New Zealand. I could probably use my credit card if necessary but I'd rather the college be billed directly. Thanks, Phil

Philip Buchanan — Te Aroha , New Zealand — 24 Aug 2001 at 12:02:00

CGP, Richard parsons thanx so so much for writing such groovy revision books for GCSE. I feel like a fool for not buying your revision guides earlier. Now I can go to sleep at class knowing that the explanations in yur books will help me understand more than what "teach" says. Another thing is that could you guys please publish a GCSE ECONOMICS REVISION GUIDE????? (Desperatly waiting for it to come out...)

legor — , Hong Kong — 24 Aug 2001 at 05:47:00

Do you have any plans to cover the proposed GCSE Astronomy? I think your books are wonderful!

Mrs AV Barker — , UK — 23 Aug 2001 at 14:23:00

I first used one of your revision guides a number of years ago, it helped me to fly through my GCSE maths exam. Not bad, concidering that I was 39 years old at the time! I thought then that it was a first class product and was extremly easy to follow, even to the extent that I tended to learn and retain more information than I did from my recommended course book (no names!). I then mislaid it and was absolutely lost and saddened when I didn't have it to hand when ever I needed it. I recently discovered your that your products were still available and that you had a web site. Congratulations on such superb books rest asured my children will be benefiting from them in the future.

W Barker — , UK — 23 Aug 2001 at 14:17:00

Excited

Nkiruka Okoroh — , UK — 21 Aug 2001 at 19:27:00

I've just bought 4 of your books to help me through my mocks which are coming up. The jokes are tacky and the pictures are funny, but if anything they help me remember important facts! Groovy stuff, I'll be recommending them!!!

Laura — , UK — 19 Aug 2001 at 22:24:00

I think cgp is a great website but they should have some sample papers to print

Master Perry Greaves — Sawbridgeworth, Herts , UK — 19 Aug 2001 at 15:47:00

I like your books they realy help me thank-you

Emma Spencer — Nottingham , UK — 17 Aug 2001 at 17:29:00

Well done on your sections on fair testing in your Science books. We've looked at many school books and none indexed the terms ‘bias’ or ‘control’. Intriguingly, in spite of the lack of attention to the concept of ‘fair tests’ in most of the material we looked at, we came across one book in which some educationalists were complaining that that the concept is overemphasised in the national curriculum!

Iain Chalmers — Oxford, UK — 16 Aug 2001 at 23:16:00

i find CGP books really helpful but i've noticed that CGP don't provide drama or food technology books. i take drama and food technology for GCSE and i'd definately buy drama and food revision books if you provided them! i have only one question- why don't you? PLEASE REPLY!

CGP GAL — , UK — 16 Aug 2001 at 19:27:00

I think these books are really great, so thanks for that. Although I do have a suggestion..when I did the workbook, I checked my answers afterwards..which was fine, but what I would really like to know is what score I would've got if it had been a real exam. Do you do a system of working out the score, and level on your past exam papers pakage?

Anna Fielder — , UK — 16 Aug 2001 at 14:27:00

your cpg books r the best 4 my ks2 sats i got all level 5 and in the extentions 4 science i was 1 mark away from getting a level6

tara kubba — , UK — 16 Aug 2001 at 14:24:00

Hi, I really enjoy studing thanks to you, but there is 1 problem. You say that you have no workbooks of English, but i have recived 1 from Watford, it is: National Curriculum, English, Literacy Workbook, year 6.please would you tell me what levels it has.

Rabeeah Rafique — west harrow, middlesex , UK — 15 Aug 2001 at 09:58:00

thanx cgp you really helped in my KS3 exams i just wish my school offered your book in all 3 subjects(we did not have the maths book) you are great keep up the good work.

Michelle — cheshire , UK — 14 Aug 2001 at 20:17:00

Great books,everyone of them. Very occasionally I think I find the odd mistake. It would be good if there was a section on the site that invited people to send in suspected mistakes and published the corrections

clive henthorne — Manchester , UK — 14 Aug 2001 at 13:51:00

The maths books that we used at Key stage 3 have had a marked effect upon our Key Stage 3 results. Thanks!!!

Mrs Stephanie Richards — Aberdare , UK — 14 Aug 2001 at 09:48:00

Hi i think that cgp should definitely make a gcse statistics revision guide. I also think more A level books would be of a great help to many students out there keep it up

Thomas Howard — London , UK — 13 Aug 2001 at 19:43:00

Thanx CGP you have made me ready for my y9 sats. Before i read your books i couldn't do half of the things in them, now i can!

Francesca Ward-Evans — , UK — 13 Aug 2001 at 10:43:00

I am a recently qualified primary school teacher. I do not have a permanent position for September but I will be teaching on a regular basis as a supply teacher. I have purchased and used you books on a number of occasion previously and I am interesting in updating my collection and adding to it. I would like to know if I would be able to purchase at a reduced rate as per the teachers permanently employed in a school. I would also like to know if you send out a catalogue showing all of your products and if you do will you please send one to me at the above address. I would be grateful if you could reply asap so that the order can be placed. Thanks

Ceinwen Rees — Gilfach Goch, PORTH, Mid Glam , UK — 12 Aug 2001 at 20:44:00

PLEASE CAN YOU PUBLISH A GCSE ECONOMICS BOOK? i'M WAITING FOR IT TO COME OUT AND PLEASE PUBLISH ONE CAUSE IT WILL sell I'LL BE THE FIRST ONE TO BUY IT! GCSE ECONOMICS PLEASE! I REALLY NEED IT BADLY IF NOT I'LL FAIL THE SUBJECT!

legor — , Hong Kong — 11 Aug 2001 at 11:43:00

I RECENTLY BOUGHT ONE OF YOUR BOOKS KS2 MATHS. I REALLY FOUND IT SO MUCH MORE SET OUT AND OF BETTER CONTENT THAN ALL THE BOOKS I HAVE BOUGHT FROM MAJOR BOOK SUPPLIERS SO FAR ,AND THE PRICE IS SO FAR VERY REASONABLE . CAN YOU ADVISE ME AS TO WHERE I CAN NOW GET KS2 IN OTHER AREAS IE ENGLISH /SPELLING /PHONECTICS/SCIENCE/THANK YOU

MR FRANK AJAYI — LEWISHAM , UK — 10 Aug 2001 at 23:32:00

I assist my daughter with the homework, and I encourage her to do the Work Book. Web Site: Excellent

Rani Lal — Hayes, Middlesex , UK — 10 Aug 2001 at 13:53:00

I think the books are really great and cool, they helped me a lot with my big SAT's papers in May 2001! SO A BIG THANK YOU CGP !!!!!! FROM Aradhna Jaswal 09/08/01 11:10

Aradhna Jaswal — Bilston , UK — 09 Aug 2001 at 11:23:00

Hey CGP, you guys have really helped me out with your books. I got 4 A*,2 A,1 B and 2 C in my end of year GCSE mocks. A lot of credit has to go to you. Your jokes may be tacky but they do help in revision times. All I ask is for you to publish revision guides in Design and Technology and ICT. Thanks!

Cheeze — London , UK — 08 Aug 2001 at 18:53:00

Just having another look and enjoying your books.

Mrs Janette Ingham — Kambah , Australia — 08 Aug 2001 at 14:52:00

Hi - i'm going to order a book for every gcse subject - but you dont seem to have a resistant materials one!! Could you Please think of publishing one?? em@il me!!

STE!! — Ilkeston , UK — 08 Aug 2001 at 14:24:00

I'd just like to say that i think your revision books are absolutely brilliant, and are real good value for money!! Also, i'd like to comment on the extremely fast delivery!! I ordered my maths revision guide on the Tuesday, and it was on my doorstep by the Wednesday morning - that was in less than 24 hours!! - BRILLIANT!!!! Keep up the good work!!

Ste Mattison — Ilkeston, Derbyshire , UK — 08 Aug 2001 at 14:17:00

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!

Terry Hurst — Wisbech, Cambs , UK — 08 Aug 2001 at 12:54:00

Dear CGP i have severe discalcula (dislexia only in maths) and i was told that i probably would not pass maths KS3 or Common Entrance to my Senior school and would have to go to state school i was very determined not to fail and when i saw your books i jumped for joy i bought your English maths science and geography and i passed my maths exam THANK YOU SO MUCH CGP YOU SAVED MY LIFE

Emmalene Murphy — , Singapore — 08 Aug 2001 at 04:21:00

hilosophy books.......ne plans???

Nadia — Manchester , UK — 07 Aug 2001 at 20:33:00

i havent yet read the stage three maths book, but i cant wait to because it is so brill. i read the first page and wow, did i get a surprise or what, it was so funny. u have sure made my life a bit better, i have a tutor so put me out of my misery. OH, WHOEVER RICHARD Parsons that he is well good at writing these books

chelsea watts — bournemouth dorset , UK — 07 Aug 2001 at 19:38:00

The CGP books are really helping me with my maths. i do not have the English literacy OR Science ones yet but it is 99% that i will buy them.

Jade — hoddesdon , UK — 06 Aug 2001 at 19:30:00

your books r the best. i got high level fives in sats because of you... thank you cgp your books r ACE

Shahida Khalid — erdington, birmingham , UK — 06 Aug 2001 at 18:36:00

EXCELLENT WEBSITE! YOU HAVE HELPED ME SO MUCH WITH MY END OF YEAR TESTS WHICH SET ME FOR MY SATS THANX SO MUCH LUV NATALIE XXXXXXXXX P.S SEND ME A CATALOGUE

Natalie Carter — Edmonton, London , UK — 05 Aug 2001 at 18:33:00

Hello, I am trying to order books online but I am not able to order on line. I have tried everything . May be you can help me. I need Ks-1 cgp books, before ordering the books i have to know how much its going to cost me. If you can e-mail me this information that will be great. If you will send me book by post, how much it will cost Please e-mail me. Thanks Chitra

Chitra Purnapatre — Kansas City, Mo , USA — 03 Aug 2001 at 17:17:00

Dear publishers, You'll guys are doing a marvellous job. Keep up the good work!!!!! You really take away the load off our heads during exams by presenting the notes in a method which easily absorbent to our minds during adverse period of time.

Tiara Weerakoon — Nugegoda,SRI LANKA , Sri Lanka — 03 Aug 2001 at 17:05:00

I have previously had a selection of your books and have found them extremely helpful for my two boys, Ben, 10, and Jack, 6. They are educational but also enjoyable and fun to do. They are also easy to follow and understand (for the parents anyway!).

Dawn Harrison — Wincham, Northwich , UK — 01 Aug 2001 at 21:16:00

I would just like say: CGP Books, we salute you !! You will be forever in the world's hall of fame. The joy you have brought to so many in revising is nearly as great as Bird's Eye Crunchy Garlic Chicken. I will forever respect you. Stand proud in the world's hall of fame next to the likes of Richard and Judy, Robbie Williams and Tintin. Thank- you

Denim Jacket Potato — , UK — 01 Aug 2001 at 16:08:00