Should I do my GCSE exams now?

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    Before I started my AS Level exams I was in a Portuguese public school. We did not have any national assessment exams in the Portuguese school. I started the CIE curriculum and I am currently in Year 13.

    The school counselor told me to not do GCSE and start my AS Level. I was unfamiliar with the curriculum so I did what she said. I was so wrong.
    I am studying for my A level exams right now and resitting some AS level exams this month.

    The exam dates for May/June have some A level and GCSE exams on the same day, so I cannot do my GCSE exams this year.

    Does this mean I have to do another year just for my GCSE exams (October 2017), which is going to be after my A level exams (June 2017). Do universities really want to see your GCSE grades?

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    (Original post by shneebnee)
    Before I started my AS Level exams I was in a Portuguese public school. We did not have any national assessment exams in the Portuguese school. I started the CIE curriculum and I am currently in Year 13.

    The school counselor told me to not do GCSE and start my AS Level. I was unfamiliar with the curriculum so I did what she said. I was so wrong.
    I am studying for my A level exams right now and resitting some AS level exams this month.

    The exam dates for May/June have some A level and GCSE exams on the same day, so I cannot do my GCSE exams this year.

    Does this mean I have to do another year just for my GCSE exams (October 2017), which is going to be after my A level exams (June 2017). Do universities really want to see your GCSE grades?

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    You will probably only need English and maths but if you want to do a scientific course you may need Double Award Science.

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    (Original post by DreamlinerFinder)
    You will probably only need English and maths but if you want to do a scientific course you may need Double Award Science.

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    So this means that I really have to stay one more year just to do my GCSE exams.
    And yeah, I want to study a science course
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    Anyone else have an opinion?
 
 
 
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