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    I'm a year 11 and I'm in the process of deciding where to go for my A-Levels.

    The grammar school I currently go to has a sixth form which I can move on to, nice and easy. It received a "good with outstanding features" rating from OfStED and from what I hear from students there, it isn't too bad.

    However I also have another option. There is another Sixth Form in the country which is pretty damn good. It received an OfSTED rating of "Outstanding", is supposed to be one of the top 10 in the country, and is full of the brightest students around due to it's hard entrance requirements. It also produces a fair number Oxbridge students as well. I've applied, been given an interview and I'm waiting on a response.

    Now if I do get offered a place, what do I do? I really enjoy English and I'd love to read it at Oxford; would moving to a superior sixth form dramatically increase my chances of doing this? Is moving to a different school at this stage a bad move?

    I think most of me wants to stay at my current school, yet I don't know whether there is enough to justify this decision. In the long run, will I regret staying? Will it hamper me?
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    yhh if you moved to a better sixth form you have a better chance unless ur willing to stay at your current school and just work extra hard during a levels
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    (Original post by Stickker)
    I'm a year 11 and I'm in the process of deciding where to go for my A-Levels.

    The grammar school I currently go to has a sixth form which I can move on to, nice and easy. It received a "good with outstanding features" rating from OfStED and from what I hear from students there, it isn't too bad.

    However I also have another option. There is another Sixth Form in the country which is pretty damn good. It received an OfSTED rating of "Outstanding", is supposed to be one of the top 10 in the country, and is full of the brightest students around due to it's hard entrance requirements. It also produces a fair number Oxbridge students as well. I've applied, been given an interview and I'm waiting on a response.

    Now if I do get offered a place, what do I do? I really enjoy English and I'd love to read it at Oxford; would moving to a superior sixth form dramatically increase my chances of doing this? Is moving to a different school at this stage a bad move?

    I think most of me wants to stay at my current school, yet I don't know whether there is enough to justify this decision. In the long run, will I regret staying? Will it hamper me?
    If you're a very intelligent student, your school won't make a difference (unless it's particularly below average, which neither of the schools you described are).

    And yeah one school might 'produce' more Oxbridge students, but that'll be 99% because of the fact the school only accepts top tier students anyway. Put something good in, you get it back out too.
 
 
 
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