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    Hey everyone,
    I'm a year 12 student who has recently just finished sitting my AS levels (Maths, Spanish, Business & Sociology) and I feel as though they didn't go as well as they could have. My school asks that I get a minimum of 3 Ds in order to proceed to year 13, and I'm sure that I'll get a minimum of Bs in Spanish and in sociology (linear, so my year 12 grade will not count towards the final A-level). However, I'm almost certain that I've gotten an E or lower in maths and I'm unsure as to whether I'll manage to scrape a D in business. Therefore, the chances of me having to resit year 12 are considerably high. However, I REALLY do not want to resit the year. Mainly because I know that my main reason for not doing well in my exams was a complete lack of hard work throughout the year, as well as mental health problems (which I am currently in the process of getting help for). But I am actually a very able student (5 A* 4 A at GCSE) and I'm willing to work extremely hard at A2. Also, my business grade will not actually count towards my final A-level as I am sitting the new specification - which is linear. So it seems incredibly pointless to resit the entire year when 2 of my subjects went fine, and the other won't count towards my final A-level grade, so I still have a chance to get an A or higher (+ I plan on taking a gap year and applying for uni in year 13, so as long as I follow through with my plan to work hard - I'll still be able to get into a good uni). But just in case I do not get my school's requirements, are there any other ways of me avoiding resitting the whole of year 12? Or to 're sit the year' but take my A2 exams anyway?
    Anyway, sorry if this was kinda long/hard to understand + thanks for the answers in advance
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    You could just drop Maths... or retake Maths next year.
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    (Original post by life.of.pablo)
    You could just drop Maths... or retake Maths next year.
    but the problem is that I'm not sure if I've managed to pass business (D or higher) either, and I need 3 passes to stay at my school. so if they refuse to let me continue on the to next year, what should I do?
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    (Original post by lizao)
    but the problem is that I'm not sure if I've managed to pass business (D or higher) either, and I need 3 passes to stay at my school. so if they refuse to let me continue on the to next year, what should I do?
    You'll have to discuss this with the college, but if you need three passes to continue, you need three passes to continue, so you don't have many options. Repeating a year is not going to kill you, and you might even enjoy it, since you will be more in control of your subjects second time around.
 
 
 
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