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    In addition to the GCSEs required at my school (Eng lang, Eng lit, maths, biology, chemistry, physics, French, RS), I have decided to do geography. I love the subject and feel confident that I can do well in it.

    However, I am not sure if I should do history or ICT for my 10th GCSE. I like both subjects, but probably prefer history a bit more. My ICT teacher is pushing for me to do the GCSE, saying that it will be important for our generation to have advanced ICT skills to be successful in the workforce. I guess my question is: I am pretty sure that I wouldn't do an ICT A level so is GCSE ICT worth taking? I mean, will I learn enough that it will benefit me in the future? Or should I do history because I like it a bit better?

    Oh, just for the record, I don't know what course I will take at uni. Some days I think geography, or law, or astronomy. So I can't really work backwards from a particular course in that way.

    Thank you for any suggestions/help!
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    (Original post by Winterbunny)
    In addition to the GCSEs required at my school (Eng lang, Eng lit, maths, biology, chemistry, physics, French, RS), I have decided to do geography. I love the subject and feel confident that I can do well in it.

    However, I am not sure if I should do history or ICT for my 10th GCSE. I like both subjects, but probably prefer history a bit more. My ICT teacher is pushing for me to do the GCSE, saying that it will be important for our generation to have advanced ICT skills to be successful in the workforce. I guess my question is: I am pretty sure that I wouldn't do an ICT A level so is GCSE ICT worth taking? I mean, will I learn enough that it will benefit me in the future? Or should I do history because I like it a bit better?

    Oh, just for the record, I don't know what course I will take at uni. Some days I think geography, or law, or astronomy. So I can't really work backwards from a particular course in that way.

    Thank you for any suggestions/help!
    Hi there You might find it better posting in here as you're more likely to get replies.

    To answer your question, go with whatever you think you'd get a better grade in. IT skills are important, but so are essay writing skills which you get with history. As long as you have a well rounded choice of other subjects, it shouldn't matter a whole lot which you decide on
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    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction about where to post. And thanks for your thoughts about my dilemma. Now I might be leaning toward history!

    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    Hi there You might find it better posting in here as you're more likely to get replies.

    To answer your question, go with whatever you think you'd get a better grade in. IT skills are important, but so are essay writing skills which you get with history. As long as you have a well rounded choice of other subjects, it shouldn't matter a whole lot which you decide on
 
 
 
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