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sixth form

so i am applying to different sixth forms however i want to go to my sixth form where i go to high school. i wanted to pick phycology and law.
last month we got our october predicted levels and my school predicted me a c for english whereas i always had a b. Apparently these are the levels we have to give in to different sixth forms however i need a B  in english to do law and phycology.
if i write that i have a c in english, will my school not accept me because i havent got a b for english?
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Hi there,  

Making decisions about where to continue your education after school and the pressure to get the GCSE grades you want can feel really stressful.

It sounds like you have given a lot of thought to what you want to do. It’s always good to consider other options in case your first choice doesn’t work out. It’s good to tackle this now, so that you know where you stand and can get the right support.

You mentioned that your predicted grade is lower than it used to be. Your English teacher will be able to talk to you about this. They may also be able to help you talk with a careers advisor. They can support you with your career choices.

You head of sixth form can talk through the options available to you and talking to them can help you get an understanding about how much your predicted grades will be taken into account and if there is any flexibility for your chosen subjects. It’s important to be honest about your predicted grades, so you can get honest accurate advice. This will help you think about other options if you need to.

Remember that counsellors at ChildLine are always here if you’d like to talk some more.

You could also take a look at our message boards to find out what other young people might have to say.

Take care,

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