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    I just recently got told that I'm a not applicable for yr 13 at my current sixth form, i got a U in both biology and chemistry, and i am awaiting my results for maths this summer. What do i do???? Do i retake yr 12? or do an apprenticeship
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    -Consider re-taking with different (easier A levels)
    -Consider any mitigating circumstances
    -Talk honestly to your school about this - they should let you resit the year if you can convince them that you will get decent grades
    -Think about what you want to do career-wise and look at different routes in to your desired career (if you can do it by apprenticeship then think about that, if not then maybe you need to re-assess your ambitions)
    -Go on the website www.prospects.ac.uk/ - This can be really useful in identifying the career for you
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    Retake, work harder. Try again next year. If you fail again then do an apprenticeship. they aren't that hard you know. If state school kids can still get A*s from bad school and go Oxbridge there shouldn't be a problem
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    Some people just aren't good enough for a level sciences - they are very hard and require consistent effort to be put in. If you've got 2 Us and you feel like you worked reasonably hard all year then definitely don't retake the same subjects. You only get government funding for one extra year of sixth form and so wasting another year on the same subjects is pointless because if you fail again you will end up with no A levels, and no way of getting any free of charge, at school leavers age. Ask yourself honestly what you think you are capable of, and what you want to do in the future and see how these two things link up to give you a realistic career plan.
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    (Original post by shalinidusoye)
    I just recently got told that I'm a not applicable for yr 13 at my current sixth form, i got a U in both biology and chemistry, and i am awaiting my results for maths this summer. What do i do???? Do i retake yr 12? or do an apprenticeship
    Did you expect to fail?
    Were there any reasons why you performed poorly? Did you work hard or not etc?
    Will they let you redo year 12?
    Do you want to go to Uni?

    Its not great news but you can get out of it by retake the year, apprenticeship, BTEC etc. Dont give up.
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    Enroll in another sixth form if they won't keep you for next year and try again. You may also want to think about whether or not you want to keep your current subjects.

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    You're not in East London are you? Sixth forms here are notorious for kicking kids out.
 
 
 
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