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    Hi,
    I've been offered a job at my local Sainsbury's and once a week I finish at 11pm, it would take me about 20 minutes to cycle back home. I'd probably be asleep around midnight and get up at 6.30. I am in Year 13(17 years old).
    Would you say this is to late to do once a week or not ?
    Thank you,
    Lee
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    I want to save extra money for university next year, but if its going to have an effect on my performance at sixth form, is it worth it ?
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    I definitely wouldn't recommend it apart from maybe a friday as you dont have sixth form saturday.
    I don't work but doing activities right up until 11 is exhausting and you will almost certainly be tired the next morning unless you get up at like 11AM.
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    Personally, I wouldn't. I know it's only once a week, but six-and-a-half hours sleep (or probably less once you've faffed about getting ready for bed) is nowhere near enough for someone studying for probably the most important exams they'll take. Is it really worth being tired and groggy for the next day too (which would mean two days spoilt, not just the one) for just one extra shift?
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    I do agree with you all, I understand grades are far more important.
    Just wanted some extra cash for uni seeing as my loan does not even cover the accommodation(high household income, small loan, parents wont support, no savings).
    Thank you everyone, I'll just keep waiting until a different job shift pattern comes up.
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    Don't you have to be 18 at least to work in Sainsbury's?
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    (Original post by Slushy)
    Don't you have to be 18 at least to work in Sainsbury's?
    "All applicants must be of compulsory school leaving age to be considered for a vacancy at Sainsbury’s. Please note that compulsory school leaving age can vary across the UK." http://sainsburys.jobs/develop/what-we-are-looking-for
    Sixth Form - Left 'school'
    They have offered me a job, i've been to a interview so I'm assuming its all good
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    (Original post by lee1999wright)
    I do agree with you all, I understand grades are far more important.
    Just wanted some extra cash for uni seeing as my loan does not even cover the accommodation(high household income, small loan, parents wont support, no savings).
    Thank you everyone, I'll just keep waiting until a different job shift pattern comes up.
    I personally wouldn't risk it at A-Level. Lots of people do part time jobs on the side at Uni instead, where you will at least have maximised your chances of getting into the uni you want first.
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    Don't do it!
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    (Original post by Reaver Daniels)
    You've just asked us for advice. We've all said the same thing, and yet you've done the opposite? What was the point in asking?


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    I said I will wait for a different shift pattern (that does not finish so late), so I took on board what everyone said.
    I don't understand what your problem is exactly ?
    Thanks again for the advice
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    I had Thursday/Friday/Saturday myself, I thought I was fine with it but I didn't realise how tiring it was until I quit... you HAVE to prioritise your A-Levels.
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    (Original post by Alexion)
    I had Thursday/Friday/Saturday myself, I thought I was fine with it but I didn't realise how tiring it was until I quit... you HAVE to prioritise your A-Levels.
    What subjects were you doing for AS and A2?
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    What are the working hours?

    I regularly finish work at 10:30 and do not get back until 11pm or so, after full eight-hour shifts. In all honesty, you are probably more likely to sleep well after a day of work than opposed to a day of rest; if you're in bed at 11:30 that's seven hours sleep. Although not ideal, it isn't the end of the world. You could also try and speak to your manager/supervisor after hiring about cutting down your finish time to about 10pm.
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    meh its not all doom and gloom once a week you should be fine
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    (Original post by MajorFader)
    What subjects were you doing for AS and A2?
    Maths, Further Maths, Physics, and dropped Geography after AS :cute:
 
 
 
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