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    I'll get right to it; there's a couple of pricks who sit in the back of my maths class and literally laugh at every. single. thing I do. And of course, if I get a question wrong they spend half the lesson telling me I'm an idiot and so forth (despite me consistently getting the highest mark in the class :^))

    I don't hugely care about what they're saying, it doesn't hugely bother me.

    Yet when I go home and try to work, I cannot get them out of my head. I simply can't stop thinking about what they keep saying in lessons. This is really stopping me from concentrating.

    Any advice?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Heyo

    I'll get right to it; there's a couple of pricks who sit in the back of my maths class and literally laugh at every. single. thing I do. And of course, if I get a question wrong they spend half the lesson telling me I'm an idiot and so forth (despite me consistently getting the highest mark in the class :^))

    I don't hugely care about what they're saying, it doesn't hugely bother me.

    Yet when I go home and try to work, I cannot get them out of my head. I simply can't stop thinking about what they keep saying in lessons. This is really stopping me from concentrating.

    Any advice?
    Ew, that's awful. When I was in secondary school, I had the same problem. Because it was affecting me out of school, I just got myself right outta there. Could you maybe talk to your teacher and get moved to another place in the classroom, or even switch maths class completely? Sometimes your head of year can sort this for you. Other than that, you need to remember that you are capable and that they're wrong. They're trying to get to you. What they say isn't true. You aren't stupid at all. Think about your achievements and the things you're doing really well with. Maybe distracting yourself with some music or background noise while you study at home could help. Having something else going on in the background might stop your mind wandering there. If you find it happening, maybe try getting up and doing something else to distract yourself. It might seem unproductive, but if you're struggling to get anything done anyway because of what you're feeling then it could work out better
 
 
 
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