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    Hey there, so this September I went into year 12 at my first choice of sixth form but when I started I realised it was absolutely terrible and all the open days and talks were catfish! Within the first week multiple people had changed sixth forms but I was in a difficult position because I didn’t know whether or not to give it a solid go before deciding to move. At this point I had also moved house further away so it was also very tiring and draining to go there and back everyday. Eventually I came to the decision that it was just too much and thought about transferring to my other choices but then realised there was no point since they’re the same distance away from my house. In the end, a sixth form closer to my house accepted me so I was very happy but there was loads of work to catch up on since some of my subjects were different exam boards. To make matters worse I also had to go away for a week due to a family situation so I was WAY BEHIND and still am. In addition to this I really dislike this place aswell so I feel absolutely gutted. Is sixth form really for me? I’m considering dropping out this year and doing an apprenticeship and just applying to the college I wanted to go too to do my a levels because I know that is the place I should be at. I love history, English and a subject I’m currently doing called classics and really want my apprenticeship to link to that ( if I can find one) and also what subject would I do instead of classics at the college because they don’t offer it I would really appreciate it anyone could tell me if any potential apprenticeships and if this is even a good idea in general! Thankyou x
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    (Original post by CourtneyySheri)
    Hey there, so this September I went into year 12 at my first choice of sixth form but when I started I realised it was absolutely terrible and all the open days and talks were catfish! Within the first week multiple people had changed sixth forms but I was in a difficult position because I didn’t know whether or not to give it a solid go before deciding to move. At this point I had also moved house further away so it was also very tiring and draining to go there and back everyday. Eventually I came to the decision that it was just too much and thought about transferring to my other choices but then realised there was no point since they’re the same distance away from my house. In the end, a sixth form closer to my house accepted me so I was very happy but there was loads of work to catch up on since some of my subjects were different exam boards. To make matters worse I also had to go away for a week due to a family situation so I was WAY BEHIND and still am. In addition to this I really dislike this place aswell so I feel absolutely gutted. Is sixth form really for me? I’m considering dropping out this year and doing an apprenticeship and just applying to the college I wanted to go too to do my a levels because I know that is the place I should be at. I love history, English and a subject I’m currently doing called classics and really want my apprenticeship to link to that ( if I can find one) and also what subject would I do instead of classics at the college because they don’t offer it I would really appreciate it anyone could tell me if any potential apprenticeships and if this is even a good idea in general! Thankyou x
    Your situtation seems complex, what A-Level are you doing?
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    Your situtation seems complex, what A-Level are you doing?
    Hi, i'm doing English lit , History and classics. So much essay work!
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    (Original post by CourtneyySheri)
    Hi, i'm doing English lit , History and classics. So much essay work!
    What did you want to do after?
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    What did you want to do after?
    I have no idea.. journalism maybe but tbh my main concern is right now. I have no idea what to do!
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    (Original post by CourtneyySheri)
    I have no idea.. journalism maybe but tbh my main concern is right now. I have no idea what to do!
    Try business administation, thats lots of paper work etc... then if you want to do A-Levels and just do by home study with private tutoring. What I'd do anyway, when it all settles.
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    I wouldn't drop out yet. Give it some more time. Everyone finds sixth form awful at the start. On my first day I had a break down and was so ready to quit, but now i'm loving sixth form.
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    (Original post by ckfeister)
    Try business administation, thats lots of paper work etc... then if you want to do A-Levels and just do by home study with private tutoring. What I'd do anyway, when it all settles.
    I've never even heard of business administration but thankyou i will look into it!
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    (Original post by mariejuana)
    I wouldn't drop out yet. Give it some more time. Everyone finds sixth form awful at the start. On my first day I had a break down and was so ready to quit, but now i'm loving sixth form.
    I've already changed sixth forms twice and it's almost been 2 months. Right now i'm just really looking for an alternative for a year because i don't want to waste this year then have to redo the whole year again at college. I'd rather do something productive this year like an apprenticeship then start a levels next year at the place that i want to be at.
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    (Original post by CourtneyySheri)
    I've never even heard of business administration but thankyou i will look into it!
    https://www.findapprenticeship.servi...ticeshipsearch

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    Are there any FE colleges close to you? I go to a college that just has 16+ students (so not a sixth form) and many people change a level options after the first year as we have the option of a third year...
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