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    I am thinking of either doing dietetics or primary school teaching after alevels. I want to do something either health or education related.

    So I am thinking of Chemistry, Geography, Maths and Biology and I was thinking of RS as a maybe

    Chemistry Ive been told it is a very hard subject for alevel and unlikely that Ill get a very high grade although there is a possibility. I am currently getting a high A in additional science (chemistry)

    Biology - is my weekest subject out of them and I am A/B boarder. Do you think this will be too lower a grade to do it?

    and RS- theoretically this is the subject I would love to do but my english is appaling, so being an essay based subject I think i may struggle.

    What do you think I should do? I am open to other subjects
    here are my gcse predictions if this helps:
    english: C
    english literature: B
    maths : A*
    chemistry: A
    biology: A/B
    physics: A
    french: B/C
    geography: A*
    religious studies: A *
    home economics (food and nutrition): A

    I hope you can help me, sorry for rambeling on a bit.
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    You should do Physics. It is maths-related and you are already confident in physics and maths at GCSE. Most of the time you need to work out problems and there is not much to be studied. The syllabus is quite easy (at least in Edexcel). Also there are no essay type questions, so your English problems will go unnoticed.

    Chemistry is harder because there are essay type questions and there is a lot to be studied. The syllabus is huge. I don't recommend you do it unless you like the subject a lot.

    If you want to do RS, a little practice in English writing will go a long way. In that case you should practice your English essay writing from now onwards, and when you start doing RS you will be practice in writing essays there too. If you really like the subject then you can motivate yourself to write well.
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    (Original post by cie6868)
    You should do Physics. It is maths-related and you are already confident in physics and maths at GCSE. Most of the time you need to work out problems and there is not much to be studied. The syllabus is quite easy (at least in Edexcel). Also there are no essay type questions, so your English problems will go unnoticed.

    Chemistry is harder because there are essay type questions and there is a lot to be studied. The syllabus is huge. I don't recommend you do it unless you like the subject a lot.

    If you want to do RS, a little practice in English writing will go a long way. In that case you should practice your English essay writing from now onwards, and when you start doing RS you will be practice in writing essays there too. If you really like the subject then you can motivate yourself to write well.
    we actually do have quite a few questions in which writing quality is given marks.
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    Geography has essays I swear?

    Anyway, you would have to have AT LEASE one subject that has essays in it technically. How about this combination:

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    RS

    That would minimise the amount of essay subjects you have.
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    (Original post by cie6868)
    You should do Physics. It is maths-related and you are already confident in physics and maths at GCSE. Most of the time you need to work out problems and there is not much to be studied. The syllabus is quite easy (at least in Edexcel). Also there are no essay type questions, so your English problems will go unnoticed.

    Chemistry is harder because there are essay type questions and there is a lot to be studied. The syllabus is huge. I don't recommend you do it unless you like the subject a lot.

    If you want to do RS, a little practice in English writing will go a long way. In that case you should practice your English essay writing from now onwards, and when you start doing RS you will be practice in writing essays there too. If you really like the subject then you can motivate yourself to write well.
    On the contrary, there are essay questions where you get marked on the quality of written communication. Also, it seems like there is a balance between calculations and written answers in physics these days.
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    geography is shorter essays and some short questions which i can manage with. I was thinking about physics however I find it quite boring, so thats why I was not considering it - would there be any point in it?

    and thanks for your suggestions
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    geography is shorter essays and some short questions which i can manage with. I was thinking about physics however I find it quite boring, so thats why I was not considering it - would there be any point in it?

    and thanks for your suggestions
    If you find it boring.. DO NOT DO IT. People in my class last year found it boring and didn't do too well.

    How about this selection:

    Maths
    Further Maths
    Geography
    RS
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    (Original post by loulou15)
    geography is shorter essays and some short questions which i can manage with. I was thinking about physics however I find it quite boring, so thats why I was not considering it - would there be any point in it?

    and thanks for your suggestions
    No. My friend does geography - she has a 70 mark essay to do in her unit 3 exam, in unit2 they have 6 essays to do in 1 hour ( or something of the sort).

    don't do physics if you find it boring.
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    Oh maybe it depends on the course because thats what my teacher told me or else she is very mistaken..

    I dont think I will do physics.
    Further maths - is an option i guess.
    I really want to do chemistry and maths and I did want geography but if its too much essays maybe not it was really biology and rs i was debating about... now Im debating about geography, biology, rs and further maths
    argh
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    I''d say email a few unis, or look at their requirements on studying the course you want to do at uni. It would be a good start
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    Ive checked websites already for dietetics but thanks
    i have sort of decided now after a meating with my school this morning
    I am going to do:
    maths
    chemistry
    geography
    and then going to oput down biology/rs and choose the one with best result
    thanks everyone for the help
 
 
 

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