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    So I'm applying sixth form next year and I'm thinking of studying English Literature, Biology, Chemistry and Spanish. Can I still drop English on the first year (if I choose to)?
    If I decide to drop an A level and leave it at AS, could I still get help from the teachers and are there clubs to prepare for the exams or am I just going to be left with individual study once I drop it?
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    This is dependent on the school and the exam board they do. I know that Biology and Chemistry of the AQA exam board are linear so you have to sit exams at the end of year 13. I think English Lit (WJEC) and Spanish (Edexcel) do it AS/A2.
    If it was the case that a subject was AS/A2 based. Everyone would be taught at AS and then one can choose (If they pass) to continue or to drop it.
    Hope this helps a bit and good luck for your exams!
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    (Original post by aamirac)
    This is dependent on the school and the exam board they do. I know that Biology and Chemistry of the AQA exam board are linear so you have to sit exams at the end of year 13. I think English Lit (WJEC) and Spanish (Edexcel) do it AS/A2.
    If it was the case that a subject was AS/A2 based. Everyone would be taught at AS and then one can choose (If they pass) to continue or to drop it.
    Hope this helps a bit and good luck for your exams!
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    Hi
    So I'm applying sixth form next year and I'm thinking of studying English Literature, Biology, Chemistry and Spanish. Can I still drop English on the first year (if I choose to)?
    If I decide to drop an A level and leave it at AS, could I still get help from the teachers and are there clubs to prepare for the exams or am I just going to be left with individual study once I drop it?
    I do think that whether you're allowed to drop a subject depends on the school - our school's still doing Maths AS and Maths A2, but we cannot drop the subject at the end of year 12. So the best thing to do would be to ask a teacher at your school.
 
 
 
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