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OPTIONS IN MARCH.... What do I choose watch

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    Hello, in March I am given the opportunity, as well as all the other year 9's around England, to choose my options to study in Year 10. My dream(s) are to either become a paediatrician or a teacher of humanities. Clearly, I like humanities but interested in Medicine. We get 3 options to choose from and 2 reserved options. My Core subjects and Options are listed below:

    CORE:
    English Language (GCSE)
    English Literature (GCSE)
    Mathematics (GCSE)
    Science (Double or Triple)
    Physical Education (BTEC)
    At Least on EBACC lesson out of French (GCSE), Geography (GCSE) or History (GCSE)

    OPTIONS:
    Art (GCSE)
    Business Studies (GCSE)
    Dance (GCSE)
    Design and Technology (GCSE)
    Film Studies (GCSE)
    Food Technology (GCSE)
    French (GCSE)
    History (GCSE)
    Geography (GCSE)
    Music (GCSE)
    Philosophy & Ethics (GCSE)
    Sociology (GCSE)

    BTEC/VOCATIONAL COURSES:
    Child Development (OCR National)
    Finance (CiFE/LiFE)
    Health & Social Care (OCR National)
    ICT (OCR National)
    Performing Arts (BTEC)
    Travel and Tourism (BTEC)
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    I took history and loved it! I found it really interesting and useful in helping me to develop my essay writing skills. If you're interested in humanities then I would definitely recommend it (though I didn't take geography or philosophy and ethics so I don't know what they are like).

    My main advice would be to just choose what you enjoy - the subjects that are useful for medicine you have to do anyway, though child development may be handy if you want to go into Paediatrics. I would also recommend talking to students who are currently doing the course as I did the old ones.

    Good luck!
 
 
 
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