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    I've always had my heart set on studying English lit at A level, however, this year my school has decided to withdraw this as an option, despite a number of people choosing it and in turn they are only offering the conbined English A level. I have always intended to stay at my current school to do A levels but I really do not want to do the language components of the course. So now I must choose whether to stay at my current school and reluctantly do this A level or travel to a different college which is 50 minutes away to do the lit course, even though I'd much rather stay at my current school for all other aspects.. Help 😢
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    Of course that should read combined**!
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    I've always had my heart set on studying English lit at A level, however, this year my school has decided to withdraw this as an option, despite a number of people choosing it and in turn they are only offering the conbined English A level. I have always intended to stay at my current school to do A levels but I really do not want to do the language components of the course. So now I must choose whether to stay at my current school and reluctantly do this A level or travel to a different college which is 50 minutes away to do the lit course, even though I'd much rather stay at my current school for all other aspects.. Help 😢
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    protest...petition about it to your school if there are many of you ?
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    It depends on how badly you want to do the English Lit course. All I can say is that it would be a pity if you spent 2 whole years studying a course when your heart isn't in it, just because you wanted to stay in the same school. This could be an opportunity to try the other college and it might be even better, you never know
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    (Original post by Viserysgoldcrown)
    I've always had my heart set on studying English lit at A level, however, this year my school has decided to withdraw this as an option, despite a number of people choosing it and in turn they are only offering the conbined English A level. I have always intended to stay at my current school to do A levels but I really do not want to do the language components of the course. So now I must choose whether to stay at my current school and reluctantly do this A level or travel to a different college which is 50 minutes away to do the lit course, even though I'd much rather stay at my current school for all other aspects.. Help 😢
    Transfer, I used to commute 2 hours each direction for college just so I could do both as and a2 in one year , it's worth choosing to do the thing you truly want to do. I mean, you can always occupy yourself during your commute
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    Thank you for the advice so far

    My options:

    1. Current school, established friendships, 5 minutes away, totally happy with all other A level choices and I think I'd be more likely to succeed overall in the school environment compared to that of a college.

    2. 50+ minute bus journey, I'd have to choose 4 subjects instead of 3 and the do not offer one of my other choices, although admittedly this is less important to me than English , the fear of the unknown😢😢
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    I agree with everyone else. I definitely think you should commute. I also do 2 hours each way just to do a course I wanted and trust me it is the best choice I ever made. I enjoy college, it is so much better then my school which was a 3 min walk away. Obviously you will be scared but you will get over it. And anyway you could always move back if you didn't like it.

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    I suppose an element of my fear is the fact that although I know I'd enjoy it more, I think I'd be less likely to get a higher grade in pure lit.. Basing this on my target grades and CAs though
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    Has anybody else found themselves in a similar position?
 
 
 
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