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    Hi there, I was wondering if I would be allowed to revise by myself instead of attending classes.
    I don't want to attend my Additonal and Triple Science classes because the teaching quality is really poor. My class is too large and too loud to study by myself. I am really studious and just want to do well.
    I never really thought about not attending classes when I was stressed one day about my Maths mock. One of the teachers asked if I wanted to skip my first two lessons and revise in the isolation unit at school. It got me thinking that I could teach myself GCSE Science!
    I think that I could teach myself better because:
    - I am motivated
    - I can follow the AQA board carefully by using bbcbitesize, mygcsescience.com, aqa website and cgp books
    - It would be like one to one (my learning is based around me and not a class as a whole)
    - It would be more efficient and therefore I would be one step closer to my wanted A* grade

    The isolation unit at school is used for pupils that are in isolation, pupils that have injured their leg/s, general sixth form study and study for pupils that have dropped a GCSE.

    I do not want to drop GCSE Additional and Triple Science. I still want to sit the exams and I want to study it at A Level.

    So do you think this is possible in Year 11 (final year)? How would I approach it? Would you tell/ask your teachers? What if they get offended? How would I ask the teacher that offered it to me for Maths.

    I want this a long term basis for all science lessons.

    Thank you and I hope you understand!
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    I'm not sure, at my school they would require a more valid reason, but maybe you can exaggerate how disruptive the class is - or if there is a teacher your friendly with ask them.

    If you don't manage just do the work at home, that's what I did in year 10 for Core Science. Didn't do much work at school cause the teachers were not that good - then taught myself at home afterschool and got an A*.

    My school wouldn't allow it, but you could definitely try!

    I don't know of any state school that would allow it

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    If you really think you're capable of doing it, just talk to your teacher about it and explain the situation, I'm sure they'll understand.
    • Thread Starter

    Thanks everyone, I suppose it is worth a try

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