How important is GCSE Citizenship?

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InadequateJusticex
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I really don't like the subject. I'm thinking of just failing it (or just get a C). It's compulsory, but it's only half a GCSE. Do universities even look at the grade you get for that? I mean, you can't even take full course Citizenship if you wanted to...
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It's not important but A grades never hurt you - do the best you can
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As it's a short-course it doesn't really matter much if you do well in your others. It's worth doing well in though because it's one of the few GCSEs that's actually directly useful in the real world :p: But from an employment/getting into sixth forms/unis perspective it doesn't really matter.
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(Original post by OrmondDrone)
It's not important but A grades never hurt you - do the best you can
I would, but for the coursework section (which is 60% of the final grade), we have to design 40 questionnaires and get them filled out. I got put in a lazy group: The questionnaires are due on friday (they also need to be filled in) but we haven't even made the questionnaire yet! The subject is a load of crap, to be honest.
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i dont think i even took it.

and generally universities don't put that much importance on gcse's let alone silly ones like that
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on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the most important it is definately somewhere in the negative region
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It's more likely to be on par with general studies i.e. completely pointless

You can get an A just using common sense and an opinion. No revision required really - just be aware of the news?
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(Original post by InadequateJusticex)
I would, but for the coursework section (which is 60% of the final grade), we have to design 40 questionnaires and get them filled out. I got put in a lazy group: The questionnaires are due on friday (they also need to be filled in) but we haven't even made the questionnaire yet! The subject is a load of crap, to be honest.
ha just make the result up. no one will care.
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Not at all important...but then not many GCSEs are tbh. I had to do it. It was dire and very very dull!
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ha just make the result up. no one will care.
I really can't be bothered to print out the questionnaires...
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ok it is really not important and they should not make it compulsory. But we are stuck with it lol and you should strive to do your best no matter how relevant it is so revise and do well in your coursework.
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(Original post by nuodai)
As it's a short-course it doesn't really matter much if you do well in your others. It's worth doing well in though because it's one of the few GCSEs that's actually directly useful in the real world :p: But from an employment/getting into sixth forms/unis perspective it doesn't really matter.
yes it is worth doing well in but i think it does matter with regard to university cuz i you fail it it will depreciate your ucas form but i think it is pointless.
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It is the most easy A* you can ever get.
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I didn't even know you could do a GCSE in Citizenship.
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GCSE citizenship?
you will feel its effects for the rest of your life.
if you dont get an A unis will think - hey, this guy isnt a good citizen, hes definitely on the reject pile.
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Nobody likes is, it's one of the most soul destroying lessons right up there with ICT and French, but it is a very easy A/A*.
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At my school everyone does it except the Triple Sciencers - including me. Personally I'd rather have an extra science GCSE than a half GCSE citizenship qualification.
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Nobody likes is, it's one of the most soul destroying lessons right up there with ICT and French, but it is a very easy A/A*.
Nooo ICT is fun! Well, that's my opinion anyway. I'm just naturally good with computers.
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I have joined a group and they told me they all want to fail! Well, thats my extra gcse down the toilet! All we had to do was make a presentation and contact someone but my pathetic group couldnt even manage that. Im yonna kick my own arse for this at the end. Im in year 10 and i only have a C in humanities so far but im waiting for my results a few days away. If you get about 50%, what grade does that equal to?
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When i applied to 6th form. They didn't even look at it. You can BS your way through the whole exam. I did the whole coursework in 2 hours and i got 45 out of 50. and the exam is a pieace of piss. Give it a go.
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