Hi, I'm going to a new college next year & starting afresh, thing is I'm stuck deciding as I'm 50/50 on both. So I need some help..
Offers the subjects I want to do - preferably a-levels
Brilliant facilities - educational and for social
Massive building & loads of space
OFSTED rating outstanding
Offers a wide range of a-levels and btec's
It will allow me to make a fresh start where no one will know me
Don't have to go in every day
Felt confident in the college
Loads of opportunities
Can do a levels and do btec at a later date
Friendly people - taster session absolutely brilliant loved it.
Pastoral care which my current college is useless at
Didn't seem misleading - my sixth form teachers pretty much lie about everything
Students who want to go to university get ``special attention``
College itself has a great rep. and is one of the best fe college in the county
Worried I would find my subjects too hard (11 gcses @ b's - d's mediocre from TSR's level... i know...)
Not many university courses jump out at me at the moment apart from history and also - but what can i do with that???
Dunno if i really wanna go university - If I did btec i would get work experience too - we don;t get that with a levels.
Offers loads of extra curricular clubs something colleges & sixth forms in my area seem to be lacking in...
Would allow me to choose a course so would land me on the path to one of my preferred career paths
My friend is there
btecs = coursework which I mostly do better in
Way more free time
The taster session was fun and the course seemed interesting despite what happened.
I don't know a lot about the college itself
Only offers btecs - no a levels
I would be stuck with the btec - i'm an indecisive person
I think I would miss learning
Even if i did do btec it I wouldn't be able to do the TechBacc
Worried I would be limited
Felt v. insecure in the environment and generally uncomfortable in that college environment
Thanks in advance for your help
This is being posted in the btec forum as well, as I gather I may get some bias answers...