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    Hey,

    I have a choice of 2 schools to go to for A levels, My current school or this other school down the road. I want to go onto university to either do Film, Music or Law. Not sure which one I want to do yet.

    My A level choice for my current school is;
    -Music
    -English Lit
    -History
    -Psychology

    My A level choices for the other school is
    -Film Studies
    -English Lit
    -History
    -Music Technology

    The subjects at the other school is far better for what I want to do than my current school. The other school also has the best rugby team in the county. But I know and like all my teachers at my current school and I'll already have friends at my current school. So which one do I go to? Anybody else been in this situation before? What did you do and how did it work out?
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    due to the fact that it is A Levels i assume you will have frees - in my frees i revisit my old school when i can if i need advice or want to catch up

    it may seem like a hard decision but you will know soon as you made it - it is always up to you but with what i said in the first line i recommend the second school as it would fit your aspects better

    the music technology can help in film making, music tech can also just be used for music if film making doesn't work out

    i would try and swap English lit for law if possible to fit all you choices but that's just me
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    If I were you, I'd go to the other school. I understand that you've got all your friends, all your teachers, but change is good! This change will prepare you for the very large change, both socially and academically, that you'll encounter at university. You seem very friendly and I doubt you'll have any trouble making new friends!

    Is it really worth sacrificing the A-Levels you really want to do for the sake of a few acquaintances? You can always meet up with your friends on the weekend for an hour or so, and keep in touch with them via Skype, email and phone etc. You also said that the other school also has a really good rugby team - if you do play rugby (I assume you do?), being apart of this team will look great on your university applications!

    I'm not currently in this situation - as a matter of fact, I want to get as far away from everyone at my school! But if were you, that's what I'd do.

    Good luck!
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    Myself, I personally prefer the subjects you would do at your current school. Psychology is such an interesting subject, you'd definitely love it! Although, if the other school is much more reputable then I can see why you're considering going there. It would give you the opportunity to meet new people and prepare you for university life.
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    Do you guys know if it's possible to ask for my current school to keep a place open for me 3-4 weeks after the term starts just incase I don't like the new school?

    I do play a lot of rugby I play as flanker and second row (just if anyone was wondering) I'm also looking at doing stage production lighting as an extra curricular which both schools do. The other school ticks all the boxes.

    I have an interview for my current school in January I'll probably ask if they can keep a place open if possible. Is that a good idea?
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    there is always a chance in Newport we have a collaboration with all the schools and colleges and you pick your subjects and where you do them - and you can drop them any time in the first 8 weeks only

    i would ask though definitely
 
 
 
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