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    I want to take further maths at A2, but my teachers don't think that I'm capable. My grades suffered because my mother was hospitalized after a car accident. I can't concentrate on my remaining three subjects (Physics; maths; chemistry) without further maths, so I was wondering whether or not I might be able to sit the exams, without the help of my school
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    (Original post by Emmessy Squire)
    I want to take further maths at A2, but my teachers don't think that I'm capable. My grades suffered because my mother was hospitalized after a car accident. I can't concentrate on my remaining three subjects (Physics; maths; chemistry) without further maths, so I was wondering whether or not I might be able to sit the exams, without the help of my school
    There's no reason that you can't concentrate on your remaining subjects without further maths. Stop being silly. If you do take further maths you'll have more work to do, and that would actually affect your other subjects more.

    You can take the exams as a private candidate. You would need to find an exam centre - as you're already studying, this would most likely be your current school and they may not agree as they've already said they don't think you can do it.
 
 
 
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