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    I'm in high school and I passed Japanese A level a year ago and im taking maths and music a level privately next year. If i pass i will already have 3 a levels.
    Would I need to go to college/sixth form? in addition can i just choose to take only 1 subject?
    because my dad is saying it's compulsory to attend school before 18 and I can accept that but I don't want to do 3 more. I did my A levels early so that I can focus on my music production before going to uni.
    Here are my questions summarised;
    1. Do you have to go to college/sixth form after passing 3 A levels?
    2 Can you pick only 1 subject in sixth form?
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    (Original post by Sizzo1128)
    I'm in high school and I passed Japanese A level a year ago and im taking maths and music a level privately next year. If i pass i will already have 3 a levels.
    Would I need to go to college/sixth form? in addition can i just choose to take only 1 subject?
    because my dad is saying it's compulsory to attend school before 18 and I can accept that but I don't want to do 3 more. I did my A levels early so that I can focus on my music production before going to uni.
    Here are my questions summarised;
    1. Do you have to go to college/sixth form after passing 3 A levels?
    2 Can you pick only 1 subject in sixth form?
    You need to be in education until 18. That can be apprenticeship college or 6th form. I'm not sure but I imagine almost all 6th forms will make students take 3
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    You basically have to stay within the schooling system till youre 18. If you're wanting to do just one subject then look at a course as they are on subject for 1/2/3 years depending on your entry level. Most colleges say 3 A Levels is how many you have to pick and do them for 2 years. If youre a higher achiever you can opt to do 4 but it will be a large amount of work over the 2 years. You can also do apprenticeships in your desired industry but most colleges say that you yourself will have to find it, you may get some input from school. A Levels require averagely B's or C's in your desired subjects along with anything above a C(4/5) in Maths and English. If you don't get this you probably will have to resit. (The grades may differ depending which college)
    Hope this helps in some way,
    Sincerely, A Current UK A Level Student
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    By law, you have to stay in education until you are 18. It's unlikely that a college/6th form would facilitate you doing one A Level, but you can ask. You only really have to do 3 to get into university.

    You may be able to do a different qualification in music production in the mean time. (It's also not unheard of for people to go to university before they turn 18)
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    You do have to stay in education until 18, so if you decide to do sixth form/college then you will have to take more. It is very unlikely that they'll let you take only one A-Level though, as you have to be in lessons for a certain number of hours per week for the school to get funding in order to teach you, and that number of hours is usually the same as 3 A-Levels worth of lessons. If the school doesn't get funding, they probably won't let you study there.
 
 
 
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