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    Hi there, I was wondering if any of you have any advice about starting Sixth Form. I'll be starting the first week of September and I'm not 100% sure what it will be like.
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    (Original post by Zaptrollwen)
    Hi there, I was wondering if any of you have any advice about starting Sixth Form. I'll be starting the first week of September and I'm not 100% sure what it will be like.
    Are you continuing sixth form at your school, or are you going somewhere new?

    What a levels are you hoping to study?

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    Don't leave it all until the last minute! Make sure you read through your notes and understand things as you learn the topics. If you are stuck, ask friends or ask the teacher - don't just sit confused! Also don't be afraid to ask questions on TSR.
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    Do pick what you enjoy and like to do rather than what other people tell you to do. The jump from GCSE to A-level is only as big as you want it to be and it won't be a big deal if you revise from the beginning.
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    (Original post by rayquaza17)
    Are you continuing sixth form at your school, or are you going somewhere new?

    What a levels are you hoping to study?

    Study advice:
    Don't leave it all until the last minute! Make sure you read through your notes and understand things as you learn the topics. If you are stuck, ask friends or ask the teacher - don't just sit confused! Also don't be afraid to ask questions on TSR.
    I'm continuing on at my school for Sixth Form and I'll be taking English Literature, Media Studies, Ancient History and IT.

    Thanks for the advice
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    (Original post by Trainz)
    Do pick what you enjoy and like to do rather than what other people tell you to do. The jump from GCSE to A-level is only as big as you want it to be and it won't be a big deal if you revise from the beginning.
    Thanks for the advice
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    (Original post by Zaptrollwen)
    Hi there, I was wondering if any of you have any advice about starting Sixth Form. I'll be starting the first week of September and I'm not 100% sure what it will be like.
    Honestly if you are continuing your school, which you are it is not REALLY that different. Teachers act a bit differently around you but they expect you to realise how serious the situation is. i.e. my friend didn't catch up on a maths lesson from when he was not in school and the teacher didn't give him a detention or get angry with him but she simply kicked him out of the lesson and told him to catch up in the library and come back when he was done so he even missed more of the lesson and had trouble catching up. I do all maths and science based subjects so the pace that we go in is very quick, can't really say much about your choices as I don't do any but I am sure that it will move at a much faster pace compared to GCSEs. Dont skive off and pay attention in class, work your but off for the next two years and forget about the stupid 'popular' social life and study, GOSH I SOUNDED LIKE A FREAK THEN HAHA SORRY but it really is true, unis care about GCSEs but A levels and especially AS levels are like 80% of the application process so focus on getting good grades to make a good first impression good luck
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    (Original post by monica555)
    Honestly if you are continuing your school, which you are it is not REALLY that different. Teachers act a bit differently around you but they expect you to realise how serious the situation is. i.e. my friend didn't catch up on a maths lesson from when he was not in school and the teacher didn't give him a detention or get angry with him but she simply kicked him out of the lesson and told him to catch up in the library and come back when he was done so he even missed more of the lesson and had trouble catching up. I do all maths and science based subjects so the pace that we go in is very quick, can't really say much about your choices as I don't do any but I am sure that it will move at a much faster pace compared to GCSEs. Dont skive off and pay attention in class, work your but off for the next two years and forget about the stupid 'popular' social life and study, GOSH I SOUNDED LIKE A FREAK THEN HAHA SORRY but it really is true, unis care about GCSEs but A levels and especially AS levels are like 80% of the application process so focus on getting good grades to make a good first impression good luck
    Thanks for the advice
 
 
 
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