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    what is the minimum amount of subjects in gcses????
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    It depends on your school and how many they will timetable in for you. But most people take around 9-12 I think, some can take more.
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    It depends on your school and how many they will timetable in for you. But most people take around 9-12 I think, some can take more.
    You can take more definitely.The minimum is 5 as that is what is required by unis at least.
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    (Original post by sulaimanali)
    You can take more definitely.The minimum is 5 as that is what is required by unis at least.
    I'm pretty sure that you need more than 5 GCSE;s to get into uni? Might be wrong but I thought uni's look at your best 9
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    I'm pretty sure that you need more than 5 GCSE;s to get into uni? Might be wrong but I thought uni's look at your best 9
    Well, most sixth forms say you need at the bare minimum 5 A*-C grades to get back in. So, if you need that much to get back into sixth form, AFTER YOUR GCSEs, that's what you'll carry forward for uni. But, I think 5 GCSEs (Eng Lang, Maths, Bio, Chem, Phys are normally the requirements) are only taken in exceptional circumstances for the very few people.
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    In my school at least we had 7 that were compulsory, and then 4 options (but they could also be BTECs and other things)
    Obviously you want to do as many as you think you can pass
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    (Original post by sulaimanali)
    Well, most sixth forms say you need at the bare minimum 5 A*-C grades to get back in. So, if you need that much to get back into sixth form, AFTER YOUR GCSEs, that's what you'll carry forward for uni. But, I think 5 GCSEs (Eng Lang, Maths, Bio, Chem, Phys are normally the requirements) are only taken in exceptional circumstances for the very few people.
    I think the 5A*- C is more about the grades you achieved and not the number of GCSE's you take if that makes sense. The vast majority of applicants will take more than 5 GCSE's and thus when applying to uni you will likely be at a disadvantage if you only took 5. But I guess it depends on the uni/your situation
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    I think the 5A*- C is more about the grades you achieved and not the number of GCSE's you take if that makes sense. The vast majority of applicants will take more than 5 GCSE's and thus when applying to uni you will likely be at a disadvantage if you only took 5. But I guess it depends on the uni/your situation
    True. But there's people in my school that took 5 due to their special circumstances, but normally you take around 8-12.
 
 
 
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