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    I'm in my first year of Sixth Form at the minute, due to be starting my second in September 2016 and I hate it. My Sixth Form know that I'm not doing very well, and my family have no objections to me quitting as long as I find something I want to do. The issue is, I chose my A-Levels based on wanting to do a psychology degree but I've changed my mind about that now and actually want an apprenticeship in media.

    At GCSE I was a good student, not exactly anything great but I got 5 As, 2 Bs and 1 C so I didn't exactly do badly. I don't hate only my courses, I also hate the entire environment and don't get on well with any of my teachers. I haven't done very well in my AS exams and I just couldn't imagine going through another year of this.

    Like I said, I want to do an apprenticeship in media but for a lot of these I would have to move to London or be 18. Are there any other options?

    Check out options nearer home using:

    You may have missed this year but for 2017?

    Consider returning to college (generally an FE college) to do a MEDIA related BTEC such as..

    To help you parents support you pay a visit to the citizens advice bear they will help you apply for any social security you may be entitled to:

    And if you can find nothing now hop down the job centre/ do some voluntary work. Does not sound appealing but it is far harder to get jobs/ get on to schemes if you just have a gap on your CV.
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