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I'd say music was the most pointless.

RE is important because it teaches people to be less ignorant and take other people's beliefs into consideration.

Art is good because rather than being as analyitical as music, it offers a way for anybody to express themselves and be creative.

And PE, well if we didn't have PE at school half of us would be blobs.
Disagreement! Music was the most wonderful subject. Generally, I do not think it is bad to bring kids in contact with all different forms of art. Howelse should they discover things their parents did not teach or show them?
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key skills.... i walked out of the lesson when they said you had to put pictures in an english essay.

other than that cooking, don't get me wrong if we actually cooked something it would have been fine but out of a whole term we watched videos on industrial processes and digestion.
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Baby development, a chance for all the ****s in my year to sit back and do nothing except apply make-up!! Orange faces, panda eyes the usual mess. Thank God you don't have to take it. You don't learn anything in the first place. Such a fly by class.
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Baby development, a chance for all the ****s in my year to sit back and do nothing except apply make-up!! Orange faces, panda eyes the usual mess. Thank God you don't have to take it. You don't learn anything in the first place. Such a fly by class.
Oh yeah and of course P.E, lets make all the girls run in the freezing cold for no real reason other than I like to see people suffer! Great school isn't it!?!
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gotta be music
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has anyone mentioned general studies yet? they usually do
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I don't know how anybody can say how RE is useless, especially when religion affects so much in today's world. Religion may be out of fashion in England, but it isn't everywhere. That said, I never really enjoyed it until we stopped going over the Christmas story for the 100th freaking time, and got onto the morals and ethics part. That was seriously interesting.

The most useless subjects I've ever done were probably GCSE textiles, not that I wasn't proud of my A grade. I deserved that for the amount of time I spent after school working on that stupid denim skirt. I still can't sew in a straight line though.

And AS Citizenship, that seemed pretty pointless to me.
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KEY SKILLS!
I am key skills rebel and have forced everybody in my class not to do them (they are all 16 and I'm 18) because they are filled with lies that Universities take them as much as General Studies, I wrote a list of the places that do on the board and we revolted, and our tutor helped us. We all have an extra hours in bed in our weeks heeh
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KEY SKILLS!
I am key skills rebel and have forced everybody in my class not to do them (they are all 16 and I'm 18) because they are filled with lies that Universities take them as much as General Studies, I wrote a list of the places that do on the board and we revolted, and our tutor helped us. We all have an extra hours in bed in our weeks heeh
I remember the only key skills lesson I went to, I had a B in GCSE IT so instead of a month we would have to do it for a year and our first lesson was about "Now to move the little arrow on the screen, we first must put our hands on the mouse" and showed us what a mouse was by holding up an unplugged one....
oh the condescendence of it all
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KEY SKILLS!
I am key skills rebel and have forced everybody in my class not to do them (they are all 16 and I'm 18) because they are filled with lies that Universities take them as much as General Studies, I wrote a list of the places that do on the board and we revolted, and our tutor helped us. We all have an extra hours in bed in our weeks heeh
My friends's who've done key skills didn't seem very impressed with it. They kept threating to make us do it, but they never did...
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has anyone mentioned general studies yet? they usually do
Yeh, I mentioned it. Biggest waste of time ever. We only had to do it up to AS at my school. Thank god. I would have quit it anyway.
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Disagreement! Music was the most wonderful subject. Generally, I do not think it is bad to bring kids in contact with all different forms of art. Howelse should they discover things their parents did not teach or show them?
Well people didn't tend to respect music that much.

It's ok. I'm not saying it's really pointless. Just the most pointless.
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i was reading in the sunday paper last week that some artist has filled up some black binliners and arranged them in a pile and it sold for £80,000 i almost screamed with frustration!!
"my bedroom is art - the untidiness reflects dementia in society today"

Unfortunately, my art teacher wouldnt accept it
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I'd say music was the most pointless.

RE is important because it teaches people to be less ignorant and take other people's beliefs into consideration.

Art is good because rather than being as analyitical as music, it offers a way for anybody to express themselves and be creative.

And PE, well if we didn't have PE at school half of us would be blobs.
agreed on RE and PE, but art and music are equally as useless. You cant teach talent, and cant be properly graded, as it is subjective.

A talented artist/musician does not necessarily conform, yet to get good grades in music/art, that is exactly what you have to do. pointless!
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i think music is more useful than art. you have to be tought how to read sheet music et al. but you dont have to be taught how to draw.
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i think music is more useful than art. you have to be tought how to read sheet music et al. but you dont have to be taught how to draw.
there are some things you can be tought to draw better, eg perspective or drawing simple shapes.
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i think music is more useful than art. you have to be tought how to read sheet music et al. but you dont have to be taught how to draw.
we never got taught how to read music at school though art is pretty pointless too (even though I did it for AS) lol
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there are some things you can be tought to draw better, eg perspective or drawing simple shapes.
when was the last time you saw an artist using perspectuive? these days any old **** (literally) is passed off as art.
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when was the last time you saw an artist using perspectuive? these days any old **** (literally) is passed off as art.
you may be surprised to learn that some artists still draw
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you may be surprised to learn that some artists still draw
really? :eek: *shock horror* :eek:
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