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    I've just really enjoyed this year and love all of my subject choices! There's less rigidity in terms of dress code and rules and there's way more time for independent study. My work hasn't been damaged by taking up a part-time job and doing extra-curricular stuff outside of school. You can focus on the subjects that you feel passionately about and forget about the ones that you used to struggle in. I've always enjoyed learning but it hasn't been up until this point that I've actually enjoyed going to school.

    At the same time so many of my friends have had such a rough time this year and I think I've been pretty lucky to have had such a good experience. I'm also aware that the pressure is most likely going to be amped up next year. A-levels aren't for everybody and the content for some subjects looks really horrible.

    Does anyone feel the same?
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    The only reasons I preferred Sixth Form (Year 1 and 2) is because I didn't have to do the following:

    1) English Language
    2) English Literature
    3) Spanish
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    (Original post by Sunshinedaisies)
    I've just really enjoyed this year and love all of my subject choices! There's less rigidity in terms of dress code and rules and there's way more time for independent study. My work hasn't been damaged by taking up a part-time job and doing extra-curricular stuff outside of school. You can focus on the subjects that you feel passionately about and forget about the ones that you used to struggle in. I've always enjoyed learning but it hasn't been up until this point that I've actually enjoyed going to school.

    At the same time so many of my friends have had such a rough time this year and I think I've been pretty lucky to have had such a good experience. I'm also aware that the pressure is most likely going to be amped up next year. A-levels aren't for everybody and the content for some subjects looks really horrible.

    Does anyone feel the same?
    I much preferred my A levels to my GCSEs; I was actually learning about things I had a genuine interest in rather than a plethora of subjects that I did not really care for at GCSE. In my experience most people enjoy their A levels much more than their GCSEs (if it's possible to "enjoy" education anyway).
 
 
 
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