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    (Original post by vexed1234)
    Do what you have enthusiasm for (and for A-levels) GCSE choices do not matter a single bit, as long as you do well at those subjects.
    Yeah I have chosensubjects I love!
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    (Original post by tooschool4cool)
    Was art stressful? I'm thinking about it as a reserve but I'm not sure aha
    Personally I hated it and wish I'd never taken it but that's just me! Its the only subject I got below an A in (I got a C) and I put so much effort into it so it kinda felt like nothing for all the work. However this could well be due to my school and art teacher. She was awful, constantly telling me I had no skill and it was a mistake to take it and I was gonna fail so take what I say with a pinch of salt as I may have loved it with a good teacher. It was awesome being able to draw and be creative and get a qualification for doing so but it is a lot of effort and work. It could be a nice break from the more academic subjects too! If you love doing all types of art and won't get sick of it after 2 years then it'll be good!
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    (Original post by RantingWhovian)
    Yea defo. I did maths and got a 9, and then got an  on level 2 further maths
    !! I'm excited about this because I LOVE maths ahahh
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    English language and literature (two separate GCSE's)
    Maths
    Combined science: trilogy
    Re (compulsory)
    Geography
    German
    Business studies
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    (Original post by tooschool4cool)
    !! I'm excited about this because I LOVE maths ahahh
    It’s just amazing!!!
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    (Original post by yeahthatonethere)
    Personally I hated it and wish I'd never taken it but that's just me! Its the only subject I got below an A in (I got a C) and I put so much effort into it so it kinda felt like nothing for all the work. However this could well be due to my school and art teacher. She was awful, constantly telling me I had no skill and it was a mistake to take it and I was gonna fail so take what I say with a pinch of salt as I may have loved it with a good teacher. It was awesome being able to draw and be creative and get a qualification for doing so but it is a lot of effort and work. It could be a nice break from the more academic subjects too! If you love doing all types of art and won't get sick of it after 2 years then it'll be good!
    Art stresses me outtttt
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    (Original post by tooschool4cool)
    Nice! Do you enjoy them? Any you would/wouldn't recommend?
    The subject that i would totally recommend is RS because that is one subject that i love and is interesting whereas i would not recommend history unless you do really enjoy it.
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    Also guys I love art but I’ve heard it’s really gruelling at GCSE? I do my options in y8 but I love creative subjects.
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    I chose GCSE History, sociology and IT. I got an A in history and sociology and a B in IT. I also took all 3 sciences and got an A in each and I got an A in RE which is compulsory as wel as an A in both English lit and language - I only got a B in maths. I am doing A level chemistry, history and biology right now!
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    Also guys I love art but I’ve heard it’s really gruelling at GCSE? I do my options in y8 but I love creative subjects. I want to take history, pe, German and something else...
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    (Original post by tooschool4cool)
    Art stresses me outtttt
    The choices you have are great already (given that you enjoy them). In all honesty the choices you make don't matter in the future, it's the grades so pick things you enjoy and are good at and you'll be set for GCSEs. I'd also say RS is a good reserve but slightly biased here (I love it) and don't worry too much about back up choices! No one in my high school ended up with their back ups, we all got our first choices so it's unlikely you'll get a back up anyway!
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    currently in year 11

    maths & add maths fmsq
    english lit & lang
    three separate sciences
    latin
    computer science
    geography
    history
    rs short course (took gcse in year 10, achieved A*)
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    (Original post by tooschool4cool)
    At one point I was considering 3 languages😂 had you studied German before GCSE or not? I'm kind of musical but not enough to want to take it - Drama is more my thing. I really love Drama but I'm a bit scared about taking it because I think I would find RS easier and less stressful? Ughh idk ahha
    Well... i am half German so 😂 i speak it and it’s my “easy” gcse. But if you love languages why not do 3 of them? I would have it i could have tbh. Also look through the spec of drama and rs, apparently drama is a lot of essays and quite different to before. But as with anything, if you’re interested, then you should do it. Rs is relatively easy compared to other humanities... but you might prefer drama. You have to decide that.
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    We didn’t get much choice at our school. At the moment I’m doing these.
    Compulsory:
    English Lang and lit
    Maths
    Triple science (Chem, bio and physics)
    PDE (personal development education-bull tbh)
    PE
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    Chosen:
    Art
    Music
    History
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    (Original post by tooschool4cool)
    Art stresses me outtttt
    Same it’s a nightmare partnered with music
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    (Original post by DrawTheLine)
    English Language - A
    English Literature - A
    Maths - B
    Biology - A
    Chemistry - B
    Physics - B
    RE - C
    Geography - A
    History - A
    Psychology - B

    Then I did my A-Levels:

    Psychology - A*
    EPQ - A
    Geography - A
    Biology - B

    Now I'm at university studying forensic psychology. Although I really want to have my own bakery.
    Forensic psychology? That's so cool!
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    (Original post by MissUnicorn)
    English language and literature (two separate GCSE's)
    Maths
    Combined science: trilogy
    Re (compulsory)
    Geography
    German
    Business studies
    Oo what was/is German like?
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    (Original post by RantingWhovian)
    It’s just amazing!!!
    Isn't it?!!!
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    (Original post by imanwarsamee)
    The subject that i would totally recommend is RS because that is one subject that i love and is interesting whereas i would not recommend history unless you do really enjoy it.
    Yeah I really DONT enjoy history aha. I'm thinking about RS but idk I really like Drama
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    (Original post by yeahthatonethere)
    The choices you have are great already (given that you enjoy them). In all honesty the choices you make don't matter in the future, it's the grades so pick things you enjoy and are good at and you'll be set for GCSEs. I'd also say RS is a good reserve but slightly biased here (I love it) and don't worry too much about back up choices! No one in my high school ended up with their back ups, we all got our first choices so it's unlikely you'll get a back up anyway!
    Yeah, hopefully I won't have to use them aha
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