troubleshooting Question

Transposing rows to columns headings in MS Access

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Hi,

I am designing a database to deal with subject options for pupils ..each pupil can take 5 subjects labelled A-E. When I thought about design I was going to create Pupils / Subjects and Pupils takes subjects table and each pupil would have many rows in the pupils take subjects table with subject name and column number.

However I want to display this with one pupil per row and the subject lables A-E across top with each subject filled in.. also I need to produce a timetable and each subject gets slotted into a period in a day.

I have changed the design to have subjects A-E but every bone in my body is telling me this is BAD design.

Before I spend many more hours on this can anyone tell me if the design attached will work or if I can use my originals thoughts and still produce the two forms that I have produced in the attachment.  Thought it best to ask ...cos experts exchange say just ask :-)

Any pointers /help appreciated.

Thanks.
S5S6-Options.mdb
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