Sixth forms and colleges rejecting me

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    I have applied to many colleges in sixth forms after disappointing year at my current school

    I live in Birmingham and I am willing to travel to any school in Birmingham and schools near metro line in sandwell


    For my GCSEs I have

    A*- Mathematics
    A- Further Maths
    A- Computer science
    A- Core Science
    A- Additional Science
    A- Applied Business
    A- Media Studies
    B- English Lit
    B- Application of Maths
    C- English Lang

    1A*, 6As,2Bs and 1C

    Extra curricular:
    Envision charity - raised 400+ pounds
    Educating engineering scheme- Gold crest
    Nuffield research placement in robotics at Coventry university- Just finished, Gold Crest

    For AS this year:

    C- Maths
    D- Phys
    U- Chem

    my targets were three Bs and when the results came out my teachers were shocked seeing how low I have achieved even though throughout the year I had highest grades for maths and physics in entire year 12s.

    I want to do FurtherMaths but no college or sixth form is accepting me

    Otherwise I am happy to replace furthermaths with computer science

    please! do you have any idea where I should apply? I have applied to Bonneville and Uni of Bham school but both rejected.
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    Try out Solihull sixth form, they usually accept students who are willing to take year 12 again

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    (Original post by Libaan)
    Try out Solihull sixth form, they usually accept students who are willing to take year 12 again

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    they were the first to be tried

    They said they dont do A level retakes and even if they do they only offer Btecs for anyone who wants to retake year 12 no matter what grade they achieved in the prior year for year 12
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    Have you tried Joseph chamberlain, Cadbury, Mathew Bolton?
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    (Original post by Libaan)
    Have you tried Joseph chamberlain, Cadbury, Mathew Bolton?
    joseph camberlain - receptionist said they dont offer resit

    bourneville- called three times on 2 different days but they cut off the phone after redirecting it

    mathew bulton - said they dont accept resit students....MATHEW BULTON DOESNT ACCEPT RESITS! -__-

    I have hopes from cadbury college, I will contact them very soon!
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    You could also do retakes privately, get a cheap tutor or do it completely on your own.
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    (Original post by lawlieto)
    You could also do retakes privately, get a cheap tutor or do it completely on your own.
    Thanks for the suggestion

    But I already thought about that option and I am keeping it as my worst case scenario
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    (Original post by emprex)
    I have applied to many colleges in sixth forms after disappointing year at my current school

    I live in Birmingham and I am willing to travel to any school in Birmingham and schools near metro line in sandwell


    For my GCSEs I have

    A*- Mathematics
    A- Further Maths
    A- Computer science
    A- Core Science
    A- Additional Science
    A- Applied Business
    A- Media Studies
    B- English Lit
    B- Application of Maths
    C- English Lang

    1A*, 6As,2Bs and 1C

    Extra curricular:
    Envision charity - raised 400+ pounds
    Educating engineering scheme- Gold crest
    Nuffield research placement in robotics at Coventry university- Just finished, Gold Crest

    For AS this year:

    C- Maths
    D- Phys
    U- Chem

    my targets were three Bs and when the results came out my teachers were shocked seeing how low I have achieved even though throughout the year I had highest grades for maths and physics in entire year 12s.

    I want to do FurtherMaths but no college or sixth form is accepting me

    Otherwise I am happy to replace furthermaths with computer science

    please! do you have any idea where I should apply? I have applied to Bonneville and Uni of Bham school but both rejected.
    First person I've seen with so many As/Bs that didn't get atleast a B or A in both Maths and English Language. How interesting.
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    (Original post by Vyres)
    First person I've seen with so many As/Bs that didn't get atleast a B or A in both Maths and English Language. How interesting.
    I am sorry I dont understand

    I have A* for maths and B for english lit and C for english language

    I am sorry I have bad sense of humor if that was a joke
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    (Original post by emprex)
    I am sorry I dont understand

    I have A* for maths and B for english lit and C for english language

    I am sorry I have bad sense of humor if that was a joke
    It wasn't supposed to be a joke. I just found it interesting that you didn't get a B or A in English Language. It's not a bad thing or anything.
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    (Original post by Vyres)
    It wasn't supposed to be a joke. I just found it interesting that you didn't get a B or A in English Language. It's not a bad thing or anything.
    oh i see

    yh, I hated English language
    I blame myself for not working harder on it

    but to be honest I knew I couldnt get a high grade considering english is my second language and I find it very difficult compared to other 3 languages I can speak/write

    english literature was interesting I liked it a lot more than language
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    (Original post by emprex)
    oh i see

    yh, I hated English language
    I blame myself for not working harder on it

    but to be honest I knew I couldnt get a high grade considering english is my second language and I find it very difficult compared to other 3 languages I can speak/write

    english literature was interesting I liked it a lot more than language
    Yeah I mean you did get a very nice set of results anyways.
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    (Original post by Vyres)
    Yeah I mean you did get a very nice set of results anyways.
    not nice enough

    People with lower grades than me are able to get in for retakes

    Its humiliating! All the teachers mocking me behind my back on the results day! All the students secretly whispering about my results!

    14 years worth of education, I dont want it to end like this! I dont realize what I am doing wrong...should I not say I am resit student? should I just keep that secret from them? should I just give up and do apprenticeship?

    by the looks of it my worst case scenario or doing A levels at home is starting to come true

    All this time in reality I have been blaming the school and teachers, but the reason this scenario is coming true is due to my own lack of ability and hard work
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    (Original post by emprex)
    not nice enough

    People with lower grades than me are able to get in for retakes

    Its humiliating! All the teachers mocking me behind my back on the results day! All the students secretly whispering about my results!

    14 years worth of education, I dont want it to end like this! I dont realize what I am doing wrong...should I not say I am resit student? should I just keep that secret from them? should I just give up and do apprenticeship?

    by the looks of it my worst case scenario or doing A levels at home is starting to come true

    All this time in reality I have been blaming the school and teachers, but the reason this scenario is coming true is due to my own lack of ability and hard work
    Why don't you just start fresh, and apply to a college or sixth form as a student who is starting AS from the beginning?
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    If I was you I'd try not mentioning that you are retaking or the results you received last year, and good fortune for applying for Cadbury, I go there
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    (Original post by Libaan)
    If I was you I'd try not mentioning that you are retaking or the results you received last year, and good fortune for applying for Cadbury, I go there
    I have free education till 19 year old

    I have two more years of it free...

    I am sure when colleges enroll students they get extra fundings


    I have been saying 'retaking A levels' all this time

    Could it be that they are thinking I want to do fast track A level or something like that?

    I will go to joseph camberlain physically and ask them to somehow accept me
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    Yeah I think that is better, I haven't heard of people with such gcse grades get denied to easily.

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    DONT TELL THEM YOURE A RESIT STUDENT , ffs what are you thinking, get your GCSE results/grades and go around six-forms/collages when/ after GCSE student get their results. This is so you can pick up spots GCSE students didnt take, six forms now will say theyre full but once results come out theyll pretty much be begging you to come. And just dont tell them youre resitting.
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    (Original post by rimstone)
    DONT TELL THEM YOURE A RESIT STUDENT , ffs what are you thinking, get your GCSE results/grades and go around six-forms/collages when/ after GCSE student get their results. This is so you can pick up spots GCSE students didnt take, six forms now will say theyre full but once results come out theyll pretty much be begging you to come. And just dont tell them youre resitting.
    but eventually when i tell me date of birth they will realise that i am one year ahead of everyone else

    what will I say when they say 'why didnt you tell us that you are resit student?'
    'You are telling us this, after we give you offer'?

    but isnt a resit student a student that resits after year 13?
    Just wondering
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    (Original post by emprex)
    but eventually when i tell me date of birth they will realise that i am one year ahead of everyone else

    what will I say when they say 'why didnt you tell us that you are resit student?'
    'You are telling us this, after we give you offer'?

    but isnt a resit student a student that resits after year 13?
    Just wondering
    I had a lot of friends that had to resit year 12, and honestly not a single one was asked about thei D.O.B or if theyre resitting, they just went in like i said, after everyone got their GCSE results, they bought their GCSE results and asked the six form if they could join, all of them got a place, every single one ... some even in some of the best six forms in england, so yeah, just dont tell them youre resitting they wont really ask. Go after everyone gets their GCSE results, show them your, they good enough to get into six form and done..

    your overthinking this way too much .

    resit is any year as long as your resitting.
 
 
 
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