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    Hi, I was wondering what would I need to do to study 3 a levels outside of school by myself. I am not really enjoying school. I feel as though I could get myself through the workload fairly well through self study. I am currently studying and enjoting Maths, French and Politics all with CCEA. I work very well independently and am just looking into these options as I feel I could do well and work efficiently by myself, however I do worry about the practicality of it all.

    Maths is definitely possible. I'm doing it and there ample resources online and textbooks you can buy

    French would be more dificult as there would be speaking involved that would require an intermediary to assess you.

    Politics I don't know but if it's essay-based you would have to have someone mark it as you wouldn't be able to mark it yourself objectively

    To sit them look up where available in yout area on the exam board's website your school will likely have them. Although I imagine they'd discourage you from doing it from doing it and as I'm assuming you're in year 12 you still legally have to be in formal education until 18.

    The workload is manageable depending on how much you can commit to it and your capabilities. You're best evaluating that yourself but my suggestion is to start doing more work early so then if you are confident in your ability to succeed you can tone it down later rather than risk not doing a sufficient amount and the exam date being close.
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    Hey, thanks for your response. I just wanted to clear something up, I am in year 13 and I am pretty sure (correct me if I am wrong) that the legal age to stay in school is 16.
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    Just out of interest as well, given that I am already a few months into the years, I was wondering if there was any benefit to waiting until next year, using this year to go over everything and starting fresh next year. Thanks. I am from Northern Ireland just in case that is any way relegant.

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