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    I currently go to a grammar school that is seen as very like prestigious and good so I went there, but I have been here for 5 years and really hate it. I know people and are chill with everyone but haven't made any meaningful friendships - if I left tomorrow and never saw any of my 'friends' there again I might be a bit sad but I essentially would not care that much. I've been thinking of leaving for sixth form but it seems like too big a step Im not good with change, but the teachers here hate me and I had a hard time in year 9 especially and kind of year 10 which made me act out so I am still seen as a trouble maker and just feel really out of place. Should I go to somewhere with worse results? thanks
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    (Original post by so5tired758)
    I currently go to a grammar school that is seen as very like prestigious and good so I went there, but I have been here for 5 years and really hate it. I know people and are chill with everyone but haven't made any meaningful friendships - if I left tomorrow and never saw any of my 'friends' there again I might be a bit sad but I essentially would not care that much. I've been thinking of leaving for sixth form but it seems like too big a step Im not good with change, but the teachers here hate me and I had a hard time in year 9 especially and kind of year 10 which made me act out so I am still seen as a trouble maker and just feel really out of place. Should I go to somewhere with worse results? thanks
    If you do well in your GCSEs, then you can always move to another high performing school but unless you are having serious problems, I would stay at your school (assuming it's the best school that you can go to)
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    Although you might get 99% instead of 100%, being at Sixth Form will give you social skills that are arguably more important than being academically clever (too a degree). You see so many toffs (sometimes on here) that can work out any equation but struggle in the real world because they have everything for them at school and have no charisma. I would strongly recommend going to a normal school, make some friends, get your head down at the same time and you should end up with a social life and good grades.
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    Not serious problems its just generally quite depressing going somewhere you hate every day and going home to somewhere else you hate, I realised recently I have to be proactive and responsible for my own happiness and maybe leaving would be good for me. Lately I have distanced myself from alot of 'friends' and am generally quite alone so maybe moving is the best option
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    Although you might get 99% instead of 100%, being at Sixth Form will give you social skills that are arguably more important than being academically clever (too a degree). You see so many toffs (sometimes on here) that can work out any equation but struggle in the real world because they have everything for them at school and have no charisma. I would strongly recommend going to a normal school, make some friends, get your head down at the same time and you should end up with a social life and good grades.
    thanks im leaning towards leaving
 
 
 
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