did you have a happy sixth form experience?

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    (Original post by _NMcC_)
    I found it far more enjoyable than GCSEs. More independence, free periods, more time for socialising and you're doing subjects that you have at least some interest in. I was really lonely prior to A level and had few friends. In 6th year I made some good friends from studying in the school Library, still keep in contact with them.

    If there was one negative for me it would be that I wish I had worked harder at my Maths GCSE to take it on for A level. Got a B, could have gotten at least an A. Maths is so useful for a lot of subjects and I realised that too late. Doing a Chemistry degree and I have to catch-up on Calculus and advanced algebra.

    Advice: Do not slack off at GCSE (especially at Maths)
    ive been wanting to study in the library to meet a variety of people. the sixth form block limits me to only lazy people who slack off with their friends during frees and thats not my kind of thing. its good to hear u still keep in touch with ur friends :hoppy:
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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    my expectations were over the roof for sixth form... now the reality is dreadful
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    i hated it so much, but i made some good friends during those times


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    Hated every second tbh
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    (Original post by ihatePE)
    the silent study room is a constant reminder for me, especially when i dont have a lot of lessons this week
    haha but seriously, Sixth form was by far the most miserable 2 years of my life.
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    I enjoy it.
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    I'm in year 13 currently, and in all honesty? I hate sixth form. My mum passed away in January, which isn't the reason for me not enjoying it, but since then my anxiety and emotions get the better of me when I'm stressed. The teachers forget that I'm still grieving and have no clue how to approach mental health. Bit **** tbh
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    (Original post by PalindromeGirl)
    I'm in year 13 currently, and in all honesty? I hate sixth form. My mum passed away in January, which isn't the reason for me not enjoying it, but since then my anxiety and emotions get the better of me when I'm stressed. The teachers forget that I'm still grieving and have no clue how to approach mental health. Bit **** tbh
    it's always better to have people around u to understand ur situation :/ crying is good i heard, dont hold it back!
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    The free periods weren't bad.
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    I was gonna post a positive comment (even tho I flopped my first year) but after reading these comments... Nvm
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    Sixth form is what you make of it. It's alright to me so far. I've made friends who are as ambitious as me or more ambitious than me. It helps to cut the tension in the atmosphere and also have people to eat lunch with, instead of eating by myself.
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    Not really cos my head of sixth form didn't let me change subject so had to be miserable for a year.
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    Jerez I hated sixth form so much. Made me depressed and anxious. I hated it from about 2 months in and knew I wasn't going to do good in my exams. The teachers were not supportive at all. They even said they knew 80% of us will fail. Its a shame because the place I went was an awesome secondary school, but as a sixth form they were rubbish. I ended up failing my first year. Well I passed but with really low grades. So I went to a proper college instead and before I knew it, I was back on track. I say if you hate sixth form and have a strong feeling you're gonna fail, follow your instincts and go to a proper college instead!
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    i quite like my sixth form
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    First 6 months of sixth form was hell. Became depressed, my attendance was down to 60% , got suspended for a week and to top it off my course is female dominated so it's constant *****ing. Things have improved since
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    I stayed on at my secondary school's 6th form, I'm currently upper 6th and I'm honestly really happy at 6th form. I stayed on at my secondary school's 6th form.

    My year group is small (~100) and pretty much everyone gets on. I've established a good group of friends, I get on with teachers (not in a brown-nose kind of way), and although my A-levels are pretty challenging (Maths, Physics, Chemistry) they're quite rewarding and can be overcame with a little hard work. I hope university is as good as 6th form.
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    (Original post by DabThruALevels)
    Jerez I hated sixth form so much. Made me depressed and anxious. I hated it from about 2 months in and knew I wasn't going to do good in my exams. The teachers were not supportive at all. They even said they knew 80% of us will fail. Its a shame because the place I went was an awesome secondary school, but as a sixth form they were rubbish. I ended up failing my first year. Well I passed but with really low grades. So I went to a proper college instead and before I knew it, I was back on track. I say if you hate sixth form and have a strong feeling you're gonna fail, follow your instincts and go to a proper college instead!
    I really wanted to go to college but my friends stayed at the schools sixth form. I don't know if I regret staying in my bubble just yet.

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    god no, it was terrible.
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    Nope. :lol:
 
 
 
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