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Can you pick two A2 subjects and one AS subject?

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    • Thread Starter

    Hi guys,
    Unfortunately my AS results weren't really great. My school would only allow me into year 13 if i pass three subjects. However, I only passed two and failed the other two, not that im not capable of achieving a high grade but due to finding it difficult to jump from GCSE'S to A levels. So i was planning to carry on with the subjects that i passed, onto A2 and pick up another AS subject. Is this a wise idea? and Is it fair for the school to not give me that option?

    Schools will have their own policies so whether it's fair or not you have to comply with them if you want to stay. Can you retake? What subjects do you need for uni and will just 2 A levels be enough? What do your teachers think?
    • Thread Starter

    They don't offer retakes, so i would have to retake outside of school privately. I'm planning to do Economics at uni next year however they want 3 a levels at AAA. My subject teachers were keen I could achieve equivalent grades.

    I'd retake if I were you but check coursework requirements first. An As level isn't equivalent to an A level anyway so you'd have to do 3 A levels.
    • Thread Starter

    Thank you so much for the feedback!
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