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    (I am in year 12) My head of year told me today that my attendance is poor and therefore I won't be able to continue to year 13. I understand that my attendance is poor (all due to illness) but surely it's too early to make that decision, I haven't even taken my exams yet. Let's just say (fingers crossed) I get good grades, such as all Bs and As for example, they would still kick me out for poor attendance? (Btw I'm doing well in all my subjects and I'm predicted to do well)
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    (Original post by zoeemmacfc)
    (I am in year 12) My head of year told me today that my attendance is poor and therefore I won't be able to continue to year 13. I understand that my attendance is poor (all due to illness) but surely it's too early to make that decision, I haven't even taken my exams yet. Let's just say (fingers crossed) I get good grades, such as all Bs and As for example, they would still kick me out for poor attendance? (Btw I'm doing well in all my subjects and I'm predicted to do well)
    Hi zoe, sorry to hear this I'd recommend trying to organise another meeting with the head of year and perhaps with your parents to discuss a plan of action. I personally do not think it is fair that they should kick you out in that way, but try to reason with them. If you have a rapport with one of your teachers, ask them if they could help you? The college needs to understand that if you have predicted good grades and a good work ethic, then next year will be different i.e. better attendance? Alternatively, you could get a note from the doctor so the college is able to see a valid reasoning for your attendance? I hope you are revising well despite your illness(es) and do let me know what happens! Remember to remain positive and know that with your good grades, you can achieve anything!

    Have faith in yourself and good luck!
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    I think personally, as long as you have been doing some revision at home (though this would depend on how serious your illness was) and if you do get decent grades, I see no reason as to why the school has to kick you out.
 
 
 
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