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    Hello people. I have a bit of a dilemma. Basically, I got an A in French along with two others in English and History and a C in Maths.
    There was only me and this other girl in the class who failed AS and one guy who got an A at A2....as the class was so small we had to share the lesson!

    This guy is now going to uni, and my friend is dropping the subject.
    I know that a few of year 11 will be doing AS, but my friend has just told told me, that I might not be able to do it for A2, as it will be hard for the school to arrange with only one person doing it for A2....I definitely am not doing Maths at A2 as I only got a C and it is not so natural for me.

    So, does anybody know - as long as one person wants to do a subject should the college allow it? Surely, they can add me in to the AS class? My other friend at A2 had somebody else, but she hardly went to the lessons?

    Sorry about this, I'm just really worried because I am applying to good uni's and don't want to continue with AAC and drop an A.
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    They don't have to; my college ruled out music because only 2 people wanted to do it last year, which ended up causing those 2 people to apply to a different college at the last minute :eek: I think it's disgusting though, and would be especially so in your case - surely your college wouldn't want to jeopardise your chances, if you're applying to those universities it is absolutely in their best interests that you do well as it reflects well on them. Before you get too worried, ask your college what they can arrange for you I'm sure if you explain they will sort something out.
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    (Original post by *Bethany*)
    They don't have to; my college ruled out music because only 2 people wanted to do it last year, which ended up causing those 2 people to apply to a different college at the last minute :eek: I think it's disgusting though, and would be especially so in your case - surely your college wouldn't want to jeopardise your chances, if you're applying to those universities it is absolutely in their best interests that you do well as it reflects well on them. Before you get too worried, ask your college what they can arrange for you I'm sure if you explain they will sort something out.
    Thank you! Sorry about that post, I just like to be able to do what I'm best in, and I know it's hard for them sometimes. I will email my Maths teacher as she does the timetables. She knows I wanted to drop Maths definitely.

    *worried* Wants to do Frrrrrrrennnnnch
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    If they can't do it, then I'm sure that they can find a 6th form or 6th form college nearby that can. My school does this with scheduling problems and with subjects not offered.

    It is partially their responsibility to help you achieve your potential, especially if they offered the subject at AS. However, it would also benefit you to look around other schools in the area to see what is on offer, and then take that information to your own college, and ask them if they can try to schedule you around it.
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    As Bethany said, they don't have to offer a subject if there are insufficient numbers, but it will depend on the school how willing they are to do it. A couple of years ago there was only 1 person doing A2 French and no-one doing AS, but they let her do it on her own anyway. It'd be especially unfair if they dropped it at A2 because you don't have the option to go somewhere else, and if last year they combined AS and A2, they might do the same this year.
 
 
 

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