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    I've tried to find a relatable post on here but everyone who's considering dropping out of sixth form does it because they don't like it or want to move on to college, I want to drop out of year 13 because I'm failing all my subjects and there's no point in staying if I won't gain anything from it. I wanted to go to uni but obviously that's not really an option anymore and I don't know what to do with myself, any help at all will be greatly appreciated.
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    (Original post by pineappleonpizza)
    I've tried to find a relatable post on here but everyone who's considering dropping out of sixth form does it because they don't like it or want to move on to college, I want to drop out of year 13 because I'm failing all my subjects and there's no point in staying if I won't gain anything from it. I wanted to go to uni but obviously that's not really an option anymore and I don't know what to do with myself, any help at all will be greatly appreciated.
    Talk to a careers advisor at national careers.

    Be honest with yourself and your ability. It is possible if you are bright enough that you could work hard and get the grades you need. If you took TSR as typical then people will tell you they have gone from very low grades to very high ones in no time at all because TSR is full of gifted children.

    If you really dont think it will happen, then you cant leave education or training till 18, so you need to sort that out. Its unlikely they will chase you for this.

    Consider your options:

    - College vocational course.

    - Restart A levels or BTEC's.

    - Apprenticeship. It is important to get a good one and in something that has potential.

    - Dont rule out the fact you can redo a levels, do a foundation or access course. No need for you yo go to uni now, you could get a job and go to uni several years down the line when you are ready. the worst mistake imo is stumbling onto a degree just because everyone else goes and wasting your one off finance chance that you will repay for the next 30 years.

    You still have options and plenty of time, just research your options and make the best choices for you and what you want.
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    (Original post by pineappleonpizza)
    I've tried to find a relatable post on here but everyone who's considering dropping out of sixth form does it because they don't like it or want to move on to college, I want to drop out of year 13 because I'm failing all my subjects and there's no point in staying if I won't gain anything from it. I wanted to go to uni but obviously that's not really an option anymore and I don't know what to do with myself, any help at all will be greatly appreciated.
    Id stick it out now- getting bad grades out of it is better than getting nothing.
    You have to be in education until 18 anyway.
    Think about and look into what you want to do after a-levels- e.g. college course, apprenticeship, even re-doing your a-levels.
 
 
 
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