Exams are over. In a few short months you’ll be starting sixth-form. But what can you expect? Certainly the days of being drip-fed your curriculum are over, now ‘reading around the syllabus’ is an activity you’ll have to give serious thought to.
You’ll most likely be handed an independence never before experienced in education; free periods, lunches outside school, and the ability to choose your next direction in life.
But take it from one who has just spent a year navigating the system, it isn’t all roses.
1. It passes VERY quickly
After six years of primary school and another five of secondary school, lessons can seem like quite a drag. After all, you’ve been in education for the best part of your life. However, it’s a different story when you start college or sixth form. The two years speed by faster than you’d expect, probably because of the sudden change.