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    Bit of a weird situation. I'm redoing two AS levels this year (starting Sept 2016) and carrying on something onto A2. However in the 2017 summer holidays my family are moving to Manchester, meaning I'm stuck as to what to do. Do I:

    Stay at my current college and commute (season ticket from Manchester Picc to Sheffield is £2,252 a year), or

    Go to college in Manchester, even though I'll only be doing the two A2 subjects.
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    I think your best bet would be to first check and see if there are colleges in Manchester that would allow you to do the latter. I'm going on this year to do only 2 A2s as well, as I moved college half way through last year and just finished a subject.

    What you have to be careful of is that to qualify as a full time student (so get your course paid for) you need to complete 12 teaching hours a week, and most A Levels only take 5 each. For me to qualify therefore I'm doing an hour of tutorial and I'm required to do the EPQ to make up the rest of my hours.
    You'll have to make sure that you can do something similar, and more importantly that you can find a college in Manchester that will allow you to do that. If that's possible, I would do the latter of your two options.
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    (Original post by brxvebird)
    I think your best bet would be to first check and see if there are colleges in Manchester that would allow you to do the latter. I'm going on this year to do only 2 A2s as well, as I moved college half way through last year and just finished a subject.

    What you have to be careful of is that to qualify as a full time student (so get your course paid for) you need to complete 12 teaching hours a week, and most A Levels only take 5 each. For me to qualify therefore I'm doing an hour of tutorial and I'm required to do the EPQ to make up the rest of my hours.
    You'll have to make sure that you can do something similar, and more importantly that you can find a college in Manchester that will allow you to do that. If that's possible, I would do the latter of your two options.
    What consequences would there be if i dont qulaify as a full time student, bearing in mimd ill still be living at home
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    What consequences would there be if i dont qulaify as a full time student, bearing in mimd ill still be living at home
    As far as I'm aware, you would have to pay the fees for your course as you would be classed as part time.
 
 
 
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