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    I am doing really badly in AS English Language, is it worth taking the exam and risking a bad grade? Or just dropping it completely. I’m doing relatively well in all my other subjects. I’m desperate to be a primary teacher and have lots of experience working in schools.
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    (Original post by Liv12345678)
    I am doing really badly in AS English Language, is it worth taking the exam and risking a bad grade? Or just dropping it completely. I’m doing relatively well in all my other subjects. I’m desperate to be a primary teacher and have lots of experience working in schools.
    What are your other subjects?

    A lot of schools now only offer 3 AS levels, and/or don't do AS exams, so you could end up at a disadvantage.

    However, English language would be a good A-level to have long term as a primary teacher, so I wouldn't give up on it just yet. Is there a way you could pull your grade up?
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    What are your other subjects?

    A lot of schools now only offer 3 AS levels, and/or don't do AS exams, so you could end up at a disadvantage.

    However, English language would be a good A-level to have long term as a primary teacher, so I wouldn't give up on it just yet. Is there a way you could pull your grade up?
    I do RE, law and Psychology which I’m taking on to A2.
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    (Original post by Liv12345678)
    I do RE, law and Psychology which I’m taking on to A2.
    For primary teaching national curriculum subjects are probably going to make you a more competitive applicant for the course and future job applications. Could you drop a different subject and pull your English grade up instead?

    Having an English A-level might also help you further your career in the future, e.g. by taking on an English TLR.
 
 
 
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