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    So I got pretty decent GCSE grades, especially considering I stopped caring half way through (7 A*s, 3As, 2 Bs and a C in further maths). I work hard, I enjoy the subjects I've taken ( English literature, English language, German, Geography) so much so I want to make a career out of them, and I'm definitely what you would call an academic... But I hate sixth form with every ounce of my being.
    I am so. bored.
    I didn't think it was possible for me to be this bored, this uninspired, this disinterested.
    I'm procrastinating homework and not attending a solid quarter or more of all my lessons because I literally don't have the will power to go through with the whole thing, and the thought of being trapped at sixth form, stagnating, for the next 2 years makes me want to fry ! my ! eyeballs !
    I've talked to my teachers about my boredom but due to the mixed ability nature of our sets there doesn't seem to be much more they can do to differentiate for me, so I don't really know where I can go from here;
    Has anyone had any similar experiences? If so, how did you solve it? If not, what other options do I have apart from sixth form? College or something vocational isn't really an option, but anything that's not sixth form is a welcome suggestion.
    Sorry for the rant!
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    (Original post by meg.iguess)
    So I got pretty decent GCSE grades, especially considering I stopped caring half way through (7 A*s, 3As, 2 Bs and a C in further maths). I work hard, I enjoy the subjects I've taken ( English literature, English language, German, Geography) so much so I want to make a career out of them, and I'm definitely what you would call an academic... But I hate sixth form with every ounce of my being.
    I am so. bored.
    I didn't think it was possible for me to be this bored, this uninspired, this disinterested.
    I'm procrastinating homework and not attending a solid quarter or more of all my lessons because I literally don't have the will power to go through with the whole thing, and the thought of being trapped at sixth form, stagnating, for the next 2 years makes me want to fry ! my ! eyeballs !
    I've talked to my teachers about my boredom but due to the mixed ability nature of our sets there doesn't seem to be much more they can do to differentiate for me, so I don't really know where I can go from here;
    Has anyone had any similar experiences? If so, how did you solve it? If not, what other options do I have apart from sixth form? College or something vocational isn't really an option, but anything that's not sixth form is a welcome suggestion.
    Sorry for the rant!
    Hiya,

    Last year (year 12) I had a similar problem where I just completely lost interest in learning, starting skipping lessons, and just wasn't even able to bring myself to do any of the hwk.

    I think one of the reasons that made my stay was that I started to concentrate really hard on the fact that I am working towards an end goal and that actually 2 years whizzes by and then you are out!

    I also tried to find particular interests in my subjects that I could read something about or go to an event about and this helped me to feel more enthusiastic about what I was learning.

    I also went to find my teachers out of lesson times sometimes for extra guidance or imput that just wasn't possible in the lesson. I know it can be really boring but I try to whizz through and not put much effort into the hwks that I feel aren't going to help me and use this time to relax or for learning more interesting stuff.

    Hope this helps
 
 
 
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