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    Basically, I spend almost 4 hours just getting to school and back every day using the train and walking. My morning train is at 7:30, meaning I leave my house at 7:20 or just before. My school finishes at 4, but I can only get on a train at 4:50 and so I get home at around 6. Most people agree with me that this is far too much travelling, and I still have 3 years left of High School. I'm not sure it's worth staying at my current school, I only moved there a year ago from my local high school and although it is a better school, I'm not sure it's worth the time taken to get there. Am I just being unreasonable or is this really too long?
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    Have you considered doing an after school activity for 30 mins or so until your train arrives.
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    It depends on how much the hours spent traveling affect the rest of your life. To what extent does it get in the way of you doing your homework/hobbies/etc?

    If you have no other issues with the school then I'd say stick it out. You're already in the routine.
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    Do your homework in the interval whilst you're waiting and on the train.
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    It's lunacy
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    I am in the same position with college sometimes.

    If I don't have a lesson until 11am then I have to get a bus at 9:15 (I have very bad bus times) which gets me to town 30 min later. So then I have a 1 hr 15 minute wait + the 30 mins I already waited on the bus and depending on what time I finish, I sometimes have to wait 1.5 hrs for a 30 minute bus journey again.

    But you can always find something to do. I tend to revise with all the spare time I have and it's a good opportunity to do so - make the best of a bad situation.
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    I personally wouldn't be motivated to travel that much just to get to school.. Then again, it takes me an hour to get to work (20 minutes+ walking) and even that sometimes feels like too much
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    Thanks for the replies everyone

    Yeah I can sometimes do homework on the train, except when it's crazy busy. It's just really difficult from a social aspect, as I cant just go to a friend's house after school or in the evening and it's a long way to travel at the weekend. This makes me feel extremely isolated where I live, and I'm always feeling physically drained and tired during term time due to waking up so early and staying up at night to finish things I can't do until I get home.
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    (Original post by ThePancake)
    Thanks for the replies everyone

    Yeah I can sometimes do homework on the train, except when it's crazy busy. It's just really difficult from a social aspect, as I cant just go to a friend's house after school or in the evening and it's a long way to travel at the weekend. This makes me feel extremely isolated where I live, and I'm always feeling physically drained and tired during term time due to waking up so early and staying up at night to finish things I can't do until I get home.
    I've always spent around that time travelling. For me, the schools I went to were worth it and I have friends who I travelled with. You can also do your reading for lessons on the train, which is productive.
 
 
 
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