DD doesn't need to choose her options until next year, but she is a very organised and forward looking person, having already chosen most of her subjects!
However, one of the options is Astronomy (GCSE only - there is no A level in this subject). She has attended Astronomy club for a few years now and does have an interest in it - she quite often flummoxes us with long and complicated explanations of black holes, and the visiting professors love seeing this 13 year old amongst the 60/70 year olds at her club, but, that aside, I wondered if anyone (and I know it's not a widely taught subject in schools) had an opinion on the value of Astronomy at GCSE?
Is it looked favourably upon? Would it add extra interest?
Any and all thoughts appreciated - then I can (hopefully) gently steer her in the right direction (and I'll have a year to do it