Join TSR now and get answers to all your questions about uniSign up now

How's this for physics at oxford? Watch

University Navigation

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    9 A* IGCSEs hopefully - I'm in year 10 but teachers always say I could take an A level now at parents evenings

    I'm taking that Add.mathematics freestanding qualification

    Going to try to do senior maths challenge...

    I dropped the extra-curricular of Astronomy due to personal issues around the exam time ... bad move?

    Extra-curricular I do are not relevant - music grade 8s, netball, swimming, drama, debating, D of E..

    I do air cadets - thats relevant when we learn about planes I guess...

    What do I do to get in? Take astronomy GCSE again like do it in the summer...?

    I'm planning to take Maths, Further Maths, Physics and either Chemistry or Geography at A level.

    bare in mind, now GCSEs count more...

    I want to go so badly, I know everyone applying does but ... I just feel so scared
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    That all sounds fine, just bear in mind that the most important things for your application (providing you have the necessary grades - which it looks like you do) are the PAT and the interview. If you do plenty of practise for both it will put you in a good position. Also, don't worry about dropping Astronomy as very few schools offer it so it isn't required or expected at all. I'd focus on getting confident with Physics and Maths - and do bear in mind that it is very early days, so don't worry too much.
 
 
 
Write a reply… Reply
Submit reply
Updated: May 16, 2015
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Poll
How are you feeling about your A-level results?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.