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    Hi. I am currently in year 12 and studying History, Psychology and Media. At the end of this year I'm predicted to get an A in History and Psychology and a B in Media. I got an A* in GCSE History but Psychology and Media are completely new for me.

    The problem is that since the beginning of the year, 3 out of my 5 teachers have left. I now have 2 completely new teachers and 1 teacher that was previously teaching a different subject at my school, therefore all 3 of them are new to the subjects. My old teachers had very good knowledge and were passionate about their subjects, whereas now I feel as if I have to teach myself half of the content since my new teachers have little knowledge. Because of this I feel like I will fail to get my predicted grades at the end of the year.

    Over the summer holidays my me and my parents are moving to Birmingham, meaning that I will have to move to a different sixth form/college. I have looked at many different options and I would like to go to the Cadbury Sixth Form College.

    Now my problem is that I really don't know how I will do at the end of this year. I'm worried that I will have to resit year 12. This might be easier since I am currently studying different exam boards to Cadbury, and I've also heard that next year all of the exam boards are changing what topics we are going to study anyway?

    In the future I am hoping to study Psychology at the Birmingham City University. Would retaking year 12 lower my chances of getting a place?
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    In the future I am hoping to study Psychology at the Birmingham City University. Would retaking year 12 lower my chances of getting a place?
    Not really, you just put on your ucas that you got the grades at the end. If you have any subjects where you only get an AS and you drop it you would put this on.

    I dont think they care about resits, whether its an exam or year
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    (Original post by Fleming1928)
    Hi. I am currently in year 12 and studying History, Psychology and Media. At the end of this year I'm predicted to get an A in History and Psychology and a B in Media. I got an A* in GCSE History but Psychology and Media are completely new for me.

    Now my problem is that I really don't know how I will do at the end of this year. I'm worried that I will have to resit year 12. This might be easier since I am currently studying different exam boards to Cadbury, and I've also heard that next year all of the exam boards are changing what topics we are going to study anyway?

    In the future I am hoping to study Psychology at the Birmingham City University. Would retaking year 12 lower my chances of getting a place?
    You don't have to re-sit Year 12, it is possible to swap eam boards between AS and A2 most of the time (the rules are here: http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/e...sfer-of-credit ) However, even if you did I don't think it would disadvantage you for most universities.
 
 
 
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