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    Hey there so this isn't a "should i change schools post" but more of a "am i making the right decision" post

    I desperately want to change schools,I'm at a grammar school and i hate it there because anything below an A is a failure to them and for ages now because I've only gotten three As tops in all of my gcse results so far and as i've gotten mostly Cs they're telling me I'm stupid practically.

    I'm leaving for a sixth form which isn't part of a secondary school so the whole making friends when people are already in groups thing isn't really an issue

    what i want to know is has anyone else gone from grammar school to a comprehensive school & were they happier at the new school? x thankyou

    (also does anyone feel the same way that while grammar schools should push us they shouldn't be telling us that if we got below an A we're failures x)
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    (Original post by Runescapian)
    Hey there so this isn't a "should i change schools post" but more of a "am i making the right decision" post

    I desperately want to change schools,I'm at a grammar school and i hate it there because anything below an A is a failure to them and for ages now because I've only gotten three As tops in all of my gcse results so far and as i've gotten mostly Cs they're telling me I'm stupid practically.

    I'm leaving for a sixth form which isn't part of a secondary school so the whole making friends when people are already in groups thing isn't really an issue

    what i want to know is has anyone else gone from grammar school to a comprehensive school & were they happier at the new school? x thankyou

    (also does anyone feel the same way that while grammar schools should push us they shouldn't be telling us that if we got below an A we're failures x)
    I don't have any experience of this, but a school should not be making you feel that way so i'd run for the hills .
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    (Original post by Runescapian)
    Hey there so this isn't a "should i change schools post" but more of a "am i making the right decision" post

    I desperately want to change schools,I'm at a grammar school and i hate it there because anything below an A is a failure to them and for ages now because I've only gotten three As tops in all of my gcse results so far and as i've gotten mostly Cs they're telling me I'm stupid practically.

    I'm leaving for a sixth form which isn't part of a secondary school so the whole making friends when people are already in groups thing isn't really an issue

    what i want to know is has anyone else gone from grammar school to a comprehensive school & were they happier at the new school? x thankyou

    (also does anyone feel the same way that while grammar schools should push us they shouldn't be telling us that if we got below an A we're failures x)
    If the sixth form that you are moving to is good academically (and this is important to you) then yes, you probably are making the right decision. You need to be somewhere that you feel comfortable.
    You shouldn't go to a school that makes you feel bad. Not all grammar schools are like this, mine emphasises that everyone is different and as long as you do the best that you can then they are very happy, however the environment is often very competitive, you find yourself comparing yourself to others.
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    (Original post by Runescapian)
    Hey there so this isn't a "should i change schools post" but more of a "am i making the right decision" post

    I desperately want to change schools,I'm at a grammar school and i hate it there because anything below an A is a failure to them and for ages now because I've only gotten three As tops in all of my gcse results so far and as i've gotten mostly Cs they're telling me I'm stupid practically.

    I'm leaving for a sixth form which isn't part of a secondary school so the whole making friends when people are already in groups thing isn't really an issue

    what i want to know is has anyone else gone from grammar school to a comprehensive school & were they happier at the new school? x thankyou

    (also does anyone feel the same way that while grammar schools should push us they shouldn't be telling us that if we got below an A we're failures x)

    I did the exact opposite. I went from a Comprehensive to a grammar (for Sixth Form) but I see where you're coming from. At my old school, there was a lot less pressure and more emphasis on doing your best, even if that doesn't mean getting straight A's. If you're not happy where you are, then leave. This is something you have to do for yourself.
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    (Original post by Runescapian)
    Hey there so this isn't a "should i change schools post" but more of a "am i making the right decision" post

    I desperately want to change schools,I'm at a grammar school and i hate it there because anything below an A is a failure to them and for ages now because I've only gotten three As tops in all of my gcse results so far and as i've gotten mostly Cs they're telling me I'm stupid practically.

    I'm leaving for a sixth form which isn't part of a secondary school so the whole making friends when people are already in groups thing isn't really an issue

    what i want to know is has anyone else gone from grammar school to a comprehensive school & were they happier at the new school? x thankyou

    (also does anyone feel the same way that while grammar schools should push us they shouldn't be telling us that if we got below an A we're failures x)
    I prefer a Grammar school anyday, unless the Comprehensive is one of those stupidly good ones...which is em...extremely rare.
 
 
 
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