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    Hi , I would like someone who can relate to my case to help me with my problem as i'am very anxious at the moment about what i should do .

    I have finished my GCSE'S just over a month ago and i picked the following subjects for my A-Levels : Biology , Chemistry and physics
    now i did maths foundation ( I swear not because i'm stupid ) at my school i was only told this means you cannot take maths at A-Levels which i wanted to do but i got over it and decided to do a gap year after A2.
    At my induction day for sixth form ( in a different school) i was told that chemistry and physics at A-levels without basic GCSE Maths ( higher ) knowledge is going to be HARD!! and that's the main reason people drop off these subjects .
    so i was like wow what am i going to do now !!
    i came to a conclusion few weeks ago to do a retake year and do GCSE Maths higher + retaking my sciences.

    I want someone to tell me if this is going to affect me later on when applying to uni and if someone knows a friend or a relative who did a retake year for GCSE but I WANT to stay in a FULL TIME EDUCATION my school offers that but i don't want to go back to it .


    You obviously didn't do higher for a reason.
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    (Original post by gleich)
    You obviously didn't do higher for a reason.
    Good thinking but i was told i'm doing higher in year 10 and i bought a higher revision guide then our teacher left and we had so many teachers after that coming to teach our set they all stayed for a month or so and left and by the end of the year we had about 6 teachers in total .

    our new teacher in year 11 who became the head of maths as well decided that our set will do the foundation paper i tried so many times to let him move me up but he said no due to what happened in year 10

    i was in set 3 maths and there was 6 in total only only the first 2 sat the higher paper !!
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