Maebh's A Level Journey: A big step up?
Despite starting this relatively late (I should've started with the start of term!), I need the motivation right now, so welcome to my study blog!
I've started AS Levels/the new linear A Levels, and so far, it's been a mixed bag.
But first of all... what am i taking?
English Literature (OCR)
+English Literature is my one true passion. I love it. 'Nuff said.
+I also love learning languages, although procrastination often gets in the way, so we'll see how this one goes...
Classical Civilisation (OCR)
+A subject I have never taken before, but one I now adore. So, so interesting (more later!!!)
+This is my AS choice, but so far, I am loving the course and the content, although some parts are wayyyy more challenging than I anticipated.
So, those are my subjects. Now, a bit more about myself, my aspirations and a bunch of other good stuff.
So, I've just completed the first half term of Year 12. I'm currently 16 and am attending Peter Symonds College in Winchester, a bit of a commute, but so worth it. My dream is to pursue English Literature at university (ideally Oxford, that would be the DREAM , but I'll be blogging more about my prep for the whole application thing later. Apart from that, I'm a pretty dull person. I love writing and reading... obviously, and I hugely enjoy acting and whilst I have been part of an acting group in the past, i'm not currently which breaks my heart. I work at Waitrose (and the discount is banging) so I'll make some posts about juggling revision and work too.
I'm finishing my DofE silver on and off (due to work), and the same with my Arts Award Bronze as well.
And that's about all I can think of.
I do have another blog on wordpress, which is a mix of my writing/photos/reading reviews, so if that floats your boat , then you can find all of that good stuff here- https://pennybookblogblog.wordpress.com/
And, just for context, here are my GCSE grades:
And in terms of my A Level subjects, our college has given us MEGs (Minimum Expected Grades). Mine are as follows:
and for my AS choice
That's about all for now (I don't want to bombard you with too much information, but I feel as if I have :/
Anyways, thanks for reading, and...
Question of the day: What subjects are you taking, and how are you finding them?
Feel free to ask me questions about anything (I mean it, I am open to everything)
and i'll catch you all next time.
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- 25-10-2017 15:25