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Are these GCSE results ok?

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    Maths - A
    English Literature - C
    English Language - B
    Science A - B
    Additional Science - B
    French - C
    History - D
    Classical Civilization - C
    Religious Studies - B
    Tamil - B

    i plan to do maths, chemistry, physics, psychology

    my parents are also ok with the results but i needed another A to be accepted into the school i have been going to since year 7. But when they found out that i had been rejected by the school they took away my phone and laptop and told me i don't need them. My dad told me to clean the house because he said that cleaning dishes in restaurants is only future for me. my mum looked at other schools and good private schools in my area. due to my results the only a levels i can take are sciences and maths. my mum asked what i wanted to do at University and i said medicine or something physics related ( i want to do forensics ). she then said that after getting bad grades on my GCSEs, how would i expect to do medicine at University and she just told me the same thing my dad told me to do - do cleaning.

    whenever we are with other friends and family she says that she is proud of me but at home both my parents make me feel like a failure and disappointment.

    what should i do?
    are my GCSEs really that bad?

    GCSE's mean very little, they are just the ticket into sixth-form/college. I guess you just need to use this as extra motivation for smashing your a-levels. Get good AS marks and good predicted grades (with work experience), then you can never rule Medicine out.

    Exactly what Diraclohr said, GCSEs arent very important once youve gotten your a levels. They are literally only there to help you get into a specific college or sixth form but most colleges and sixth forms will be decent enough theyre not like universities where the teaching quality can be severely poor or absolutely amazing.

    if it bothers you that much and you really want to attend that particular college you can always ask if you can take your a levels there and retake one subject to upgrade it to an A alongside it. I know plenty of people that were accepted on the conditions that they retake a GCSE alongside their a levels
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