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    I go to a grammar school so hardly anyone ever resits their exams
    I feel like I will be looked down on by people in the year below me and they will judge me (I know quite a few of them)

    Would you just someone if they were in the year above you and came in to resit their a2s? How common are a2 resits at your school?
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    (Original post by thatsciencegirl)
    I go to a grammar school so hardly anyone ever resits their exams
    I feel like I will be looked down on by people in the year below me and they will judge me (I know quite a few of them)

    Would you just someone if they were in the year above you and came in to resit their a2s? How common are a2 resits at your school?
    What other people think of you, is not important. No, good people dont judge.
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    What grammar school do you go to?
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    You shouldn't care what other people think. Your future comes first.


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    I have people in my AS class that are resitting.. and no one judges them, I for sure don't. Everyone goes to them for help because they do understand the work better as they did do it last year, I'm sure it would be the same for A2. You won't be looked down at
    You say you know some of them, are they nice people?
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    I went to a grammar school and resits are so common, I wouldn't be concerned about what others think, especially if you have extenuating circumstances or dealing with something others are not.
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    I'm a resit student. Some might look down on you considering you're at a (decent?) grammar school. But that might not be true either. I had a friend who retook a year in a grammar school and she seemed fine - as in no one looked down on her; she just really wanted to get it over with and leave. This urgency mentality is more relevant than the what others think of you one, in fact it was the same for me. You just won't care about that stuff and you'll just want to get things moving.

    I wasn't looked down on and to be honest if I was, just as others have said, don't think about it, just get on with what you need to do and it'll be over soon enough, that's how it is for me.
    I know it might seem long at certain times but it really does go quickly, you'll be pleased you can apply to proper courses and at least try to fix what didn't work out previously, assuming you're serious.

    One thing you might want to consider though is moving to another sixth form, that is, if you don't like your current one or don't think you can handle the people there. My only regret with resitting is I dislike the sixth form and I probably shouldn't have thought my only option was to stay there and resit - I say this because I imagine I'd feel at little less demotivated/depressed because of the idea that I'm stuck in a certain place for so many years.

    Aside from that, since it's only January, if you work at your subjects now with a little tenacity you can fix things in time for your exams and then if needs be retake a few exams next year? This would be a better option usually.

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    A2 level resits were fairly common in my school - people got complacent after storming their AS levels (to the point where someone went ''I will be very surprised if I don't get an A* in maths'' and going from 90% AS to 30% A2). Because there were so many of them in my school, they formed their own ''Year 14'' community, so trying to integrate again wasn't a problem :dontknow:
 
 
 
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