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    Will I be in trouble? I feel really sick to even focus studying. To all Sixth Form students, what happens when you take a day off? I've never actually taken a day off so I would like to know what happens when you do.
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    Well most of the time you have to have a doctor's note for the day off to be authorized or at least a parent's letter I think. But yeah they are quite strict on term time holidays. I hope you feel better soon!
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    It varies from college to college. You will probably have to ring up and let them know that you are ill.

    I would never advocate days off absent but if you have had no previous days off ill and you feel as though you could use a day to recover then go for it. As long as you catch up the work you have missed, I can't imagine the Sixth Form will have a problem.
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    Procedures and punishments range across different sixth forms. Ask your friends what happened to them when they took a day off.

    My sixth form would never let such an excuse sorry LOL. In their words "unless you are dying, you need to be in school". I'm not saying i agree with their policy, but I am saying they would be annoyed if you used that as an excuse (at my sixth form).

    Good luck OP

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    Perhaps it will be okay if you have one day off and get a parent to ring and say you've been up all night ill. If its more than a day maybe you will need a doctors note.

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    Just email the head of sixth form that you are ill and he/she might just give you work from your teachers to do.
 
 
 
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