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    So tomorrow is GCSE results day, and I have been considering studying English as an A level, but I just wanted some advice from A level students who have already studied it.
    First though just so you know, I am a student who has enjoyed studying English at GCSE, and I am expected at least an A for it tomorrow, I also enjoy reading lots of books in my spare time, and I also do my own creative writing sometimes at home.

    However, the reason why I am so hesitant to pick English is because of my other subjects as well as my career choices. My other subjects are mostly just made up of science and maths, I don't really see an English A level going well with those, on top of that, I haven't really considered English as a potential career or university choice, it's mostly just been maths and science. The only reason I am compelled to pick English is because I enjoyed it previously, thanks to my phenomenal English teacher in Year 10 and 11.

    So I really don't know if it is worth me taking English just because I enjoy it as a kind of hobby but don't really see myself going anywhere with it, I was hoping for some advice from students who have studied it.
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    If creative writing is what you enjoy, you'll be sorely disappointed with English A-levels. You don't do any.
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    (Original post by Mish2000)
    So tomorrow is GCSE results day, and I have been considering studying English as an A level, but I just wanted some advice from A level students who have already studied it.
    First though just so you know, I am a student who has enjoyed studying English at GCSE, and I am expected at least an A for it tomorrow, I also enjoy reading lots of books in my spare time, and I also do my own creative writing sometimes at home.

    However, the reason why I am so hesitant to pick English is because of my other subjects as well as my career choices. My other subjects are mostly just made up of science and maths, I don't really see an English A level going well with those, on top of that, I haven't really considered English as a potential career or university choice, it's mostly just been maths and science. The only reason I am compelled to pick English is because I enjoyed it previously, thanks to my phenomenal English teacher in Year 10 and 11.

    So I really don't know if it is worth me taking English just because I enjoy it as a kind of hobby but don't really see myself going anywhere with it, I was hoping for some advice from students who have studied it.
    Thanks!
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    I do both language and literature separately but I'm not too sure what you're asking

    For AQA there is one section of creative writing and to be honest it really isn't good! For English, you take it if you're willing to put lots of time in to learn theories and texts

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