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    (previously home schooled) I have gone to college twice now the first time when i was 16 was predicted A in english, C in maths and C in science. unfortunately i had to drop out. i went again the next year predicted the same but where i had so much time out due to health reasons i was told i could not obtain higher grades (and be able to sit the higher paper) so i should just quit and continue next year. i really dont want to go back and do my GCSEs again but if i could do my A levels alongside them i would go, but i dont know if they would allow this. i want to do A level english language, literature (maybe business) i feel like its a never ending torture with my GCSEs i just want to sit the exam and not have to go to all these unnecessary classes. would they allow me to do this? anyone experienced this?
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    (previously home schooled) I have gone to college twice now the first time when i was 16 was predicted A in english, C in maths and C in science. unfortunately i had to drop out. i went again the next year predicted the same but where i had so much time out due to health reasons i was told i could not obtain higher grades (and be able to sit the higher paper) so i should just quit and continue next year. i really dont want to go back and do my GCSEs again but if i could do my A levels alongside them i would go, but i dont know if they would allow this. i want to do A level english language, literature (maybe business) i feel like its a never ending torture with my GCSEs i just want to sit the exam and not have to go to all these unnecessary classes. would they allow me to do this? anyone experienced this?
    They will not let you do A levels without having passed at GCSE.
    A levels are much harder, so you need to do GCSE to show you can cope.
    It doesnt appear to be your ability, but instead its your health.
    You could quit school and o home schooled again then enter yourself as a private candidate.

    If it were me then I would just do the GCSE and get on with it. Sooner they are over then the sooner you can move to A levels. the classes are only going to be a waste if you get A* in everything. Talk to your school, but I imagine they will say if you want to attend then you need to go to classes otherwise its back to home schooling.
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    (Original post by kittektx)
    (previously home schooled) I have gone to college twice now the first time when i was 16 was predicted A in english, C in maths and C in science. unfortunately i had to drop out. i went again the next year predicted the same but where i had so much time out due to health reasons i was told i could not obtain higher grades (and be able to sit the higher paper) so i should just quit and continue next year. i really dont want to go back and do my GCSEs again but if i could do my A levels alongside them i would go, but i dont know if they would allow this. i want to do A level english language, literature (maybe business) i feel like its a never ending torture with my GCSEs i just want to sit the exam and not have to go to all these unnecessary classes. would they allow me to do this? anyone experienced this?
    Depending on the sixth form. Some allow you to resit the main GCSE subjects while you study your A-Levels (English/Maths). Anything else you'd have to attend special classes at a local high school/college in order to do your GCSE's.
 
 
 
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