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    So I'm not the most organised person in the world, be it with work or anything. From Years 9- early 11 I really put no effort in. For my secondary school I went to a grammar school and they expect 6 a's for you to get back in. An important thing you should know now that is I'm a "kinaesthetic" learner, if that even has any evidence. But like I was saying around april time I really started to do homework and revise, something I was not really used to due my lax nature and the overestimation of my ability. The exams go past and I honestly thought I'd probably would get the 6 a's but I didn't. On results day I was just devastated, because I put so much hard work into that and my results seemed so off sometimes. For example I got an A* in english lit, and originally a C in english language. This wouldn't be too bad except I got 66/80 on my english language mock (AQA) which was about 15 above an A* on that paper. Obviously I got it remarked but one of the things AQA itself wrote was that they cannot "give marks for "reasonable" answers". I imagine that half of the answers I got wrong were "reasonable". More to the point I just felt like I was cheated with my effort. I was always reassuring my family it'd be okay and they believed it until results day, now they all dislike me for making all of us look like idiots (Long story, people chat bs alot if you don't "get in to your school"). So I had to work in Dagenham and Lewisham ( I live in north london) so that I could get the money to get my English Language remarked. Amazingly, I went a grade up but if my friend can get a B without him knowing fluent English then it seems worthless. Later on I just gave up with the remarks and opted for another grammar school (bad mistake). This would also be an all boys school. Remember how I said I wasn't the most organised? More of my time would be having fun with the people in my old school. Now it's just me sitting down being depressed playing chess with these asian guys ( I'm asian too) who literally have no lives. I just don't belong here and i'm subject to bullying because of it. I told my old school about this but apparently they can't let me in because the "governing body" sets the standard yet someone else got let in with lower grades then I got. So obviously I called them out on it, but in a very polite way. These guys don't even party or have fun and I just don't fit in. However the best thing is that I've picked myself up and do more work then I should do nowadays. Now I wanna ask you guys, could I still try get back in to my old school and how would I do it? or if not is it possible to change from AQA to Edexcel Economics from AS to A2 so I only have to spend a year in this shithole. If you guys want I can attach the emails I've sent too so you can get a deeper insight on the honestly depressing situations of mine. Thank you for reading!
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    So I'm not the most organised person in the world, be it with work or anything. From Years 9- early 11 I really put no effort in. For my secondary school I went to a grammar school and they expect 6 a's for you to get back in. An important thing you should know now that is I'm a "kinaesthetic" learner, if that even has any evidence. But like I was saying around april time I really started to do homework and revise, something I was not really used to due my lax nature and the overestimation of my ability. The exams go past and I honestly thought I'd probably would get the 6 a's but I didn't. On results day I was just devastated, because I put so much hard work into that and my results seemed so off sometimes. For example I got an A* in english lit, and originally a C in english language. This wouldn't be too bad except I got 66/80 on my english language mock (AQA) which was about 15 above an A* on that paper. Obviously I got it remarked but one of the things AQA itself wrote was that they cannot "give marks for "reasonable" answers". I imagine that half of the answers I got wrong were "reasonable". More to the point I just felt like I was cheated with my effort. I was always reassuring my family it'd be okay and they believed it until results day, now they all dislike me for making all of us look like idiots (Long story, people chat bs alot if you don't "get in to your school". So I had to work in Dagenham and Lewisham ( I live in north london) so that I could get the money to get my English Language remarked. Amazingly, I went a grade up but if my friend can get a B without him knowing fluent English then it seems worthless. Later on I just gave up with the remarks and opted for another grammar school (bad mistake). This would also be an all boys school. Remember how I said I wasn't the most organised? More of my time would be having fun with the people in my old school. Now it's just me sitting down being depressed playing chess with these asian guys ( I'm asian too) who literally have no lives. I just don't belong here and i'm subject to bullying because of it. I told my old school about this but apparently they can't let me in because the "governing body" sets the standard yet someone else got let in with lower grades then I got. So obviously I called them out on it, but in a very polite way. These guys don't even party or have fun and I just don't fit in. However the best thing is that I've picked myself up and do more work then I should do nowadays. Now I wanna ask you guys, could I still try get back in to my old school and how would I do it? or if not is it possible to change from AQA to Edexcel Economics from AS to A2 so I only have to spend a year in this shithole. If you guys want I can attach the emails I've sent too so you can get a deeper insight on the honestly depressing situations of mine. Thank you for reading!
    Message me your Skype, I feel like we have A LOT to talk about... I can really relate to your situation.
 
 
 
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