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    Hey im currently choosing my A levels and i need some advice in the future i want to become a primary school teacher. Im thinking of doing:
    Health and social
    English literature
    Biology and
    Sociology

    Please leave your opinions on my choice if theyre good or not and will help me to get to uni thanks!!!!!
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    English and Bio are very good

    Sociology isn't a facilitating subject but still good

    Health and social I'm not sure about, but as its a fourth subject it shouldn't matter too much - I would advise that if you only do 3 at A2, though, drop health and social
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    (Original post by rachel x)
    English and Bio are very good

    Sociology isn't a facilitating subject but still good

    Health and social I'm not sure about, but as its a fourth subject it shouldn't matter too much - I would advise that if you only do 3 at A2, though, drop health and social
    Should I swap health and social for Geography do you think as a 4th?
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    Maybe as a fourth choice you could think of math! All universities value math greatly.
    Good luck
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    Thank you for the suggestion but my maths isnt the best im scraping through with a B atm (
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    (Original post by tinyshadow0)
    Hey im currently choosing my A levels and i need some advice in the future i want to become a primary school teacher. Im thinking of doing:
    Health and social
    English literature
    Biology and
    Sociology

    Please leave your opinions on my choice if theyre good or not and will help me to get to uni thanks!!!!!
    Eng lit and Bio are good subjects, although i'm concerned unis might think health and social and sociology as "soft" subjects (like general studies and critical thinking) and MIGHT not accept them as they arent as demanding as the other humanities like psychology, history and geography. however as youre going into teaching, im guessing it wont be TOO bad as its not like youre going into like medicine or maths where unis want you to do super hardcore subjects to prove yourself.

    Like you said, maybe change one of either h&s or sociology to geography? or maybe a language? (languages can get you basically anywhere)
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    (Original post by tinyshadow0)
    Hey im currently choosing my A levels and i need some advice in the future i want to become a primary school teacher. Im thinking of doing:
    Health and social
    English literature
    Biology and
    Sociology

    Please leave your opinions on my choice if theyre good or not and will help me to get to uni thanks!!!!!
    You can take any combination of A levels if you want to be a primary teacher. I have a friend who is just finishing off her Psychology degree and she is applying to be a primary teacher. I suggest you choose subjects that interests you. And these are good combinatin of courses that you've chosen.
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    (Original post by tinawu)
    Eng lit and Bio are good subjects, although i'm concerned unis might think health and social and sociology as "soft" subjects (like general studies and critical thinking) and MIGHT not accept them as they arent as demanding as the other humanities like psychology, history and geography. however as youre going into teaching, im guessing it wont be TOO bad as its not like youre going into like medicine or maths where unis want you to do super hardcore subjects to prove yourself.

    Like you said, maybe change one of either h&s or sociology to geography? or maybe a language? (languages can get you basically anywhere)
    I dont do a language at GCSE though aha so that wont work... which do you think would be best to keep health and social or sociology?
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    (Original post by Primer)
    You can take any combination of A levels if you want to be a primary teacher. I have a friend who is just finishing off her Psychology degree and she is applying to be a primary teacher. I suggest you choose subjects that interests you. And these are good combinatin of courses that you've chosen.
    Thanks for your advice and help

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    (Original post by tinyshadow0)
    Hey im currently choosing my A levels and i need some advice in the future i want to become a primary school teacher. Im thinking of doing:
    Health and social
    English literature
    Biology and
    Sociology

    Please leave your opinions on my choice if theyre good or not and will help me to get to uni thanks!!!!!
    WTF is "health and social" - ditch it and do a proper subject. There are so many people applying to do PST - give yourself the edge - swap for History; geography; RE; - another science perhaps but not some made up subject ..... please
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    WTF is "health and social" - ditch it and do a proper subject. There are so many people applying to do PST - give yourself the edge - swap for History; geography; RE; - another science perhaps but not some made up subject ..... please
    What A levels are you studying?
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    (Original post by tinyshadow0)
    I dont do a language at GCSE though aha so that wont work... which do you think would be best to keep health and social or sociology?
    i'd go for sociology- this sounds bad but sociology def sounds better on a uni application than health&social, h&s sounds a bit like an easy subject and SOME unis might look down on it and assume you took the easy way out
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    (Original post by tinyshadow0)
    What A levels are you studying?
    Ha - no I am a parent - my son has a degree in physics and is doing a PGCE. My nieces and nephews have "humanities degrees" and are struggling to find jobs/futures. They did silly subjects. Also have a daughter with a maths degree - about to start PhD

    Just go and do recognised subjects and work HARD. Get lots of work experience and focus on the job in hand
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    (Original post by squeakysquirrel)
    ha - no i am a parent - my son has a degree in physics and is doing a pgce. My nieces and nephews have "humanities degrees" and are struggling to find jobs/futures. They did silly subjects. Also have a daughter with a maths degree - about to start phd

    just go and do recognised subjects and work hard. Get lots of work experience and focus on the job in hand

    koooooooooooooooooool.
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    (Original post by tinyshadow0)
    Hey im currently choosing my A levels and i need some advice in the future i want to become a primary school teacher. Im thinking of doing:
    Health and social
    English literature
    Biology and
    Sociology

    Please leave your opinions on my choice if theyre good or not and will help me to get to uni thanks!!!!!
    One of my friends got into primary school teaching last year (all 5 offers) having done A2 English Lit, History and Sociology plus an AS in Biology. Sounds fairly similar to your choices!!!
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    (Original post by tinyshadow0)
    koooooooooooooooooool.
    And learn to spell - this is not a recognised word in the English language
 
 
 
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