Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    Hi there,
    Im having to make a hard decision at the moment on where I study my A levels next year and I want some advice.

    I can either go to my current school where I'd study maths, further maths, physchology and physics or go to a sixth form college to study maths further maths music performing (BTEC) and physics. I'm not sure as at my current school I have really good teachers, especially maths (my maths teacher who made me enjoy maths), its closer, and there are less people so i'll get more attention and commitment from the teachers. But im not sure if i want to be a musician or study physics at uni (i know musician is unlikely but i'm ambitious) and i cant study music performing at my current school which would be nice. I'd get to go to CERN in year 2 at the collehe which would look good on a unit appplication as i want to study physics at Southampton where i could do a masters at CERN. But, i may not do music there either as it would be better to come out with 3 A levels rather than an 2 A levels and a BTEC when id want to go to a competitive uni which wouldn't be good. So then i'd end up studying the same subjects that i would at my current school so i'd only be going to a new place because i get to go to CERN. As you can see i'm pretty confused.

    Would going to CERN show i have an interest in physics for a uni application? (im reading physics/maths books as well.

    Would going to my current school be better if i had two maths teachers that i learn from really well be better?

    How hard is further maths and maths?

    Should i take a risk and go somewhere new where i could come out with 2 a levels and a BTEC?

    Also my school sixth form will do edexcel for maths and fm and the sf college will do ocr for both, which is probably better?

    Please help
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    What newspaper do you read/prefer?
    Help with your A-levels

    All the essentials

    The adventure begins mug

    Student life: what to expect

    What it's really like going to uni

    Rosette

    Essay expert

    Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

    Uni match

    Uni match

    Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

    Study planner

    Create a study plan

    Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

    Study planner

    Resources by subject

    Everything from mind maps to class notes.

    Hands typing

    Degrees without fees

    Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

    A student doing homework

    Study tips from A* students

    Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

    Study help links and info

    Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

    Sponsored content:

    HEAR

    HEAR

    Find out how a Higher Education Achievement Report can help you prove your achievements.

    Groups associated with this forum:

    View associated groups
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.