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    I am currently a year 8 student and am choosing my GSCE options soon.
    I want to be an athlete however my fall back carer is architecture. Are these good subjects and should I add Art or DT.
    I am choosing ...
    English
    Maths
    Science (hopefully triple)
    -These three are compulsory.
    Geography
    German
    Pe ( i am a athlete)
    Latin

    Please could you get back to me as soon as possible as I am choosing my options in a couple of weeks.
    I am only allowed 4 subjects on top of the 3 compulsory subjects.
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    (Original post by SparkyBoi)
    I want to be an athlete however my fall back carer is architecture. Are these good subjects and should I add Art or DT.
    Geography
    German
    Pe ( i am a athlete)
    Latin
    Whilst you may have desires to have certain careers, I seriously recommend taking the subjects that you enjoy instead of picking subjects in terms of future careers. This is because you may actually not want to work in an athletic or architectural career in the future, and your choices are limited because of the GCSEs that you chose just for those careers (although from the looks of your choices, you didn't do that, which is good). However, I would recommend dropping Latin for DT, as it is probably the least useful for your career ambitions and DT is quite important for architecture.
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    Art is very difficult but it's good for building up a portfolio. Any other creative subjects like DT or graphic design would also be useful but they're not easy - but they can end up being really rewarding when you make something you're proud of.

    Geography and German seems good. I second dropping Latin for a creative subject though only do it if you know you'll like it.
 
 
 

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