Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Hello everyone,
    I have just finished my GCSEs which resulted in complete failure, however I ended up choosing subjects that are considered quite hard by many people for A-level.
    So I chose:
    Maths
    Further Maths
    Physics
    Biology

    Can anyone who has done these subjects or are currently doing them tell me a how hard they find it and whether a person like me who doesn't love neither hates maths should do all these maths based subjects?

    By the way, I had A in GCSE maths, an A* in physics, an A in biology and A in chemistry with an overall A in additional science. However I don't always enjoy every aspect of these subjects and to be honest after only two days in sixth form I am already fed up.

    Thank you in advance for anyone who replies.
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    I found Maths okay, got A*, if you don't love maths then that doesn't matter too much, as long as you do enough practice
    Physics was hard but okay at the same time, again got A*. Like in the exams it always felt like it was so difficult but I ended up going good anyway
    Online

    21
    ReputationRep:
    Harder than diamond, most 6th forms say you need A* to do further maths. Are there any subjects that really interest you?
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    They'll be alright if you put the work in.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Harder than diamond, most 6th forms say you need A* to do further maths. Are there any subjects that really interest you?
    My sixth form requires A* in maths to do further maths as well, however I was an internal student and most of the maths teachers including the head of maths know me well and they believed i could cope with it, plus i was really close to an A* so they let me do it.

    Anyway, subjects that interest me... well, I find psychology interesting, however even though I originally applied for it, it clashed with both further maths and physics. Therefore I ended up choosing biology in its place.
 
 
 
Poll
Do you agree with the PM's proposal to cut tuition fees for some courses?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Sponsored content:

HEAR

HEAR

Find out how a Higher Education Achievement Report can help you prove your achievements.

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

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

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