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    I'm not entirely sure what all the fuss about how many GCSEs you're getting is about. At my public school we can get around 10-12 GCSEs overall and I personally am looking at 11.

    What is the average number of GCSEs elsewhere? How many are you taking?

    English Language
    English Literature
    Science
    Additional Science
    Maths
    Further Maths
    History
    French
    ICT1
    ICT2
    Business Communications
    Morals & Ethics (half gcse)
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    I was taking:
    Triple science
    Maths
    English Language
    English literature
    ICT
    RE
    Spanish
    History
    If I was to pass them all (C's and above) I would get 11 GCSE's, plus I did a IGCSE English exam at the end of year 9 and I got a C in that so if I was to include that I would overall have 12.
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    (Original post by ColeNate)
    I'm not entirely sure what all the fuss about how many GCSEs you're getting is about. At my public school we can get around 10-12 GCSEs overall and I personally am looking at 11.

    What is the average number of GCSEs elsewhere? How many are you taking?
    I'm taking 12 overall. I took 3 early though, 1 in year 9 and 2 in year 10.
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    I'll have 9:

    Maths
    English language
    Media
    Core Science
    Add. Science
    French
    Religious Studies
    Art
    Photography

    And a extended Btec in ICT (apparently worth 2 gcses)

    I took eng lang and core science in yr 10 so 2/9 complete.
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    I did IGCSE English last year and this year I'm doing 13 GCSEs including Further Maths so I'll have 14 in total..
    Most other people in my school are taking about 9 or 10.
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    12.5 (counting the short courses as half) but 14 actual subjects.
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    I'll have 13;

    Biology, chemistry, English literature, English language, French, further maths, history, maths, music, photography, physics, statistics and core science.

    I took maths in year 9 so had time to do statistics and further maths as well and we did core science exams last year for some reason so I have 4 science GCSEs.
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    Chem, Biology, Physics, English Lit, English Lang, Maths, Art, Spanish, History, RS, RE Short course and ICT, so 11.5
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    I am getting 11. Private grammar school, so you can see there is not real fuss!

    I am doing:
    -(IGCSE) Double Science award (2 sciences, only 2 GCSES out of it)
    -(IGCSE) Maths
    -English Language
    - English Literature
    - French
    - Product Design
    - Business Studies
    - Religious Studies
    - Geography

    And I did Chinese GCSE in Year 10 outside of school.

    - IGCSE are international GCSES and are considered harder than normal GCSES but still worth just one GCSE
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    (Original post by easyastau)
    I'll have 13;

    Biology, chemistry, English literature, English language, French, further maths, history, maths, music, photography, physics, statistics and core science.

    I took maths in year 9 so had time to do statistics and further maths as well and we did core science exams last year for some reason so I have 4 science GCSEs.
    There are quite a few people who have taken their GCSEs in year 9 it seems - I had no idea this was an option! Is this common?
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    (Original post by ColeNate)
    There are quite a few people who have taken their GCSEs in year 9 it seems - I had no idea this was an option! Is this common?
    I don't know. There wasn't many people in my school who did it. Only the top set so I don't think many people do. You're not allowed to do it anymore though
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    I'm getting:

    Maths
    English Language
    (IGCSE) English Literature
    Core Science
    Additional Science
    History
    Spanish
    Fine Art
    (BTEC) PE - supposed to be worth 2 GCSEs apparently (my bum it is)
    FSMQ Additional Maths

    That's 8 GCSEs, 1 BTEC (which is pointless, really), and an FSMQ.
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    Unless I majorly mess up, I'll get 12:

    English Lit
    English Lang
    Maths
    Further Maths
    Triple Science (3 gcses)
    RS
    History
    German
    Geography
    Applied Business
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    13 overall

    3 sciences
    Maths
    Further maths
    English language
    English literature
    French
    Chinese
    Geography
    RS
    Art
    Graphics
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    8.5 (Private school)

    Maths
    IGCSE English lang
    IGCSE Biology
    English Lit
    Latin
    Textiles
    Drama
    French

    + HPQ (1/2 a GCSE)

    Most people do 9.5 at my school, but it was 'suggested' to a few of us that we shouldn't continue certain subjects beyond year 10, so I don't do chemistry. I'm predicted all A*/A so I doubt number makes much of a difference? Its a bit unfair to discriminate based on number of subjects as its not like you can really choose....
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    I'm getting 11:

    English Literature
    English Language
    Maths
    Further Maths (it's really an AQA Level 2 Certificate)
    Core Science
    Additional Science
    Further Additional Science
    German
    Religious Studies
    History
    Business Studies

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    English Language
    English Literature
    Biology
    Chemistry
    Physics
    Maths
    History
    Sociology
    Philosophy and Ethics
    Applied Business
    RE
    Spanish
    IT
    Media Studies

    14 overall
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    16, plus L2 Further Maths, L2 Enterprise and Employability, and a Higher Project.

    So 18.5 (or 19, I'm not sure how they translate)

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    I'm doing 12, unless pe counts too?

    Maths
    Statistics
    English literature
    English language
    German
    Chemistry
    Biology
    Physics
    Computer science
    Geography
    RE
    Music
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    English Language (Done)
    English Literature
    Maths
    Further Maths (GCSE equivalent)
    Core Science (Done)
    Additional Science
    R.E (Half, done)
    Geography
    I.C.T
    Media
    Music
    Economics
    French

    So 12.5
 
 
 

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