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    So I know we are 8 weeks into the academic year, but I just came to the realisation that I don't know what I'm going to do after sixth form. I got a high B at maths GCSE (134/200) and didn't sit the admissions test to get into a level maths which I know I should've but I thought I wouldn't need math. I feel like last year I didn't perform to my highest as I never took the exams seriously and didn't pay attention in lessons.So long story short , how can I persuade the head of maths and sixth form director to allow me into the course and let me drop another subject that I won't be needing in the future. I also do physics biology chemistry and compsci (dropping) so I feel like maths compliments them well. Any advice will be appreciated

    Also it goes without saying that I'll work my ass of this year to try achieve the highest I can possibly achieve.
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    tell them that for physics, maths is very helpful.
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    -You'll be able to catch up
    -You'll keep on top of the extra catch up work with your other subjects
    -Some maths/physics topics cross over (mechanics)
    -You need to take maths as it increases your chance of success in the future (it 'opens doors', flatter the subject if you have to ahaha)

    Good luck!
 
 
 
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