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If you did GCSEs between 1988 and 1990 which subjects did you do?

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Newtssuitcase Sun 13-Aug-17 08:03:59

I can't for the life of me remember all of my subjects. I know I did 10 but I've lost one.

Could you list yours for me in case it jogs my memory. I sat my GCSEs in 1989.

SoPassRemarkable Sun 13-Aug-17 08:06:19

Maths
English and eng lit
Stats
Physics
Biology
French
History
Geography

iismum Sun 13-Aug-17 08:06:41

I did: maths, AO maths (not technically a GCSE!), physics, chemistry, biology, English lit, English Lang, French, Latin, RS, history, geography - 2 maths, 2 English, 2 languages, 3 sciences, 3 humanities.

RoganJosh Sun 13-Aug-17 08:08:12

91, but hey

Maths
English language
English lit
French
History
HE
Three sciences

Didn't do
Art
Music
Geography
German
But they were on offer.

Newtssuitcase Sun 13-Aug-17 08:11:27

Right I know I did:

Maths
English lang
English lit
French
German
Science A
Science B
Integrated Humanities
Business Studies

I did AO Maths but I thought that was separate. Could there have been two different maths and AO maths?

I'm a bit worried that my brain has dumped this important information (and that my parents dumped everything in their loft including exam certificates without going through it when they moved)

ShatnersBassoon Sun 13-Aug-17 08:15:08

Did you do any CDT sort of thing as well?

OddBoots Sun 13-Aug-17 08:16:50

Did you do anything in the 'tech' block?
Materials? Home Ec, Child Development, art?

MOIST Sun 13-Aug-17 08:17:52

What about a Home economics thing?
Cookery, catering, textiles, child development?
Or a technology? IT, graphics etc
Or a CDT? woodwork/metalwork thing?
Art?

wobblywonderwoman Sun 13-Aug-17 08:18:55

I did ten

Double Science
German
History
Home Economics
English Language
English Literature
Religious Studies
Geography
Mathematics

DamnCommandments Sun 13-Aug-17 08:19:37

Art? Drama?

bigmouthstrikesagain Sun 13-Aug-17 08:21:50

Maths, English Lit, English Lang, Geography, History, Double option Science (Bio/Physics/Chem) and Art

CherieBabySpliffUp Sun 13-Aug-17 08:21:55

Did you not have to do either History or Geography?

converseandjeans Sun 13-Aug-17 08:22:21

English
English Lit
Maths
Physical science
Biology
French
German
Music
History

Newtssuitcase Sun 13-Aug-17 08:24:54

I remember that I only had two options and that I chose business studies and French (second language).

I went to a comprehensive school that wanted everyone to keep a broad range of subjects going hence two combined sciences rather than chemistry biology and physics and integrated humanities rather than history, geography etc. I have vague recollections of doing some home ec, IT, art, design lessons but I thought that was in the first to third year and not for GCSE.

Aagh, Ive been trying to remember for days and it doesn't seem to be coming back. Neither does there seem to be any way to find out. My school no longer exists.

FrLukeDuke Sun 13-Aug-17 08:26:55

Maths
Eng lit
Eng lang
French
Biol
History
Economics
Drama
Art

SoPassRemarkable Sun 13-Aug-17 08:28:56

You can contact exam boards and ask for certificates?

Does it matter though? I don't list my GCSEs seperatly on my CV any more....just put 9x GCSEs at grade A-c inc maths and English.

Smilelikeyoufeelit Sun 13-Aug-17 08:29:23

Maths, English Lit, English Lang, French, Latin, RE, Science, Psychology, History, Home economics and Art

jackny Sun 13-Aug-17 08:31:39

Maths
English
English Literature
History
French
Geography
Biology
Chemistry
Creative Design

Newtssuitcase Sun 13-Aug-17 08:31:52

I can't remember the subjects though sopass let alone the exam boards blush

I guess no it doesn't really matter. I run my own business and so don't need a job and have a degree and post grad qualifications and so nobody is going to be interested in whether I did GCSE home economics but its driving me absolutely mad. How can I have done a subject for two years and blocked it out. confused

Newtssuitcase Sun 13-Aug-17 08:34:51

On the basis that the school was trying to be sensible for us and keep out options open by insisting on a broad range I'm wondering whether it was possibly IT

Bumpsadaisie Sun 13-Aug-17 08:35:15

Eng lit
Eng lang
Maths
Physics
Chemistry
French
Spanish
History
Geography

OddBoots Sun 13-Aug-17 08:36:46

Are you friends with or at least in FB contact with anyone you went to school with so you could pick their brains?

BluebirdHill Sun 13-Aug-17 08:37:39

I did IT. Constructing rudimentary databases in software that I've never seen since.

OrlandosGibbon Sun 13-Aug-17 08:39:14

1990:
English Lang
English lit
Maths
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
French
German
Latin

Everyone took the first seven and then you could choose the last two or three:

Latin or Geography
One of German, Music, Art, Home ec. If you picked Music, Art or Home ec you did History as well.

Newtssuitcase Sun 13-Aug-17 08:51:39

I don't remember ever being able to construct databases blulebird however rudimentary.

See this is a problem with being a crammer. I have always been good at doing very little work throughout a course and then cramming it in and regurgitating it for an exam. But then its gone again very quickly..

Ah well, whatever it was I got a B in it, I know that much.

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