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    ART wa my biggest regret. Did it for 2 years throughout year 9 and 10 which took away most of my time. However, I dropped it and chose GCSE PE which was hard (because I had to catchup on 2 years work) but after about 3 months, I was breezing through it because I am quite good in sports so I just had to practice playing sports which is much more fun than drawing stuff.

    Also, if I were you, I would try and do Additional Maths (FSMQ), it is probably the second best thing I did. When I did it, it took some time to understand. However, now during my first year of A-level, it has huge benefits if you do decide to do maths for a-level.
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    Got fooled into doing french as it 'looks good' to university's, currently in year 11 and regretting this massively.
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    (Original post by DyingWhale21)
    What were the subjects you chose?
    Ict, Chinese, triple science and history
    Other subjects were French, English, maths, RS
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    (Original post by y.u.mad.bro?)
    ART wa my biggest regret. Did it for 2 years throughout year 9 and 10 which took away most of my time. However, I dropped it and chose GCSE PE which was hard (because I had to catchup on 2 years work) but after about 3 months, I was breezing through it because I am quite good in sports so I just had to practice playing sports which is much more fun than drawing stuff.

    Also, if I were you, I would try and do Additional Maths (FSMQ), it is probably the second best thing I did. When I did it, it took some time to understand. However, now during my first year of A-level, it has huge benefits if you do decide to do maths for a-level.
    AddMaths is compulsory for me anyways but thank you for the heads up
    PE seems really tiring though, even though I'm in sports teams, my stamina isn't very high so I don't think I'll be doing it.
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    (Original post by Janej77)
    Ict, Chinese, triple science and history
    Other subjects were French, English, maths, RS
    Ooh is chinese igcse hard?
    I'm cureently doing it as my third language and its recommended that we should do a third lang because it looks 'good'
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    (Original post by DyingWhale21)
    AddMaths is compulsory for me anyways but thank you for the heads up
    PE seems really tiring though, even though I'm in sports teams, my stamina isn't very high so I don't think I'll be doing it.
    When people think of PE they think you have to be like super fit. You don't. It isn't all about stamina. You can easily get an A with low stamina in PE. But if you want A*, you need to be extremely good in at least 3-4 sports where you play at county level or above.

    If you want advice on PE, I can give it to you and trust me, it requires less stamina than ART
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    (Original post by amaraub)
    I picked art and dropped it after 2 weeks for psychology. Best decision I made in year 10

    Art will drain you from what I've seen and heard. Takes way too much time for a minor GCSE. Don't do it unless you want to do something art based in the future,
    Everyone in my school who did art GCSE hated it. Even the smartest kid in the school at the tine narrowly scraped an A this year. I did DT and it was awesome.
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    (Original post by VirgoStrain)
    Everyone in my school who did art GCSE hated it. Even the smartest kid in the school at the tine narrowly scraped an A this year. I did DT and it was awesome.
    OH what is DT like? Its a new subject in my school that came this year.
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    After I handed in my options form with drama and textiles on it, I regret it but I managed to get it changed to computing before I started year 10 luckily. I realized computing would be much more beneficial and I couldn't be bothered with all the written work in drama. But if I ever remember the parts of a cpu, it will be nothing short of a miracle
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    (Original post by DyingWhale21)
    OH what is DT like? Its a new subject in my school that came this year.
    It FUN. There’s no limit what you can do for the practical. You can make anything with electronics and/or materials. I also did Electronics GCSE separately out of school, so decided to make something with just materials for DT. I myself made a small standing bookshelf for a desk. Definitely do it, it’s so much more enjoyable.
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    I took Spanish and out teacher is really stubborn and says she will only speak Spanish so I don't learn anything and wish I chose geography instead as that would of fitted in in my timetable, but yh!
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    Did anyone take business and find it super booooooring
 
 
 
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