books, sixth form

Studying English Literature at A-Level

Hi! So, basically, I got this idea from the wonderfully amazing BookTuber/book blogger LucyTheReader, who recently made a video on her experiences with studying English Literature at A-Level, the set texts that she's studying and how she's getting on with them all. I guess this is kind of a response to that, in a way. I… Continue reading Studying English Literature at A-Level

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What to do when you’re expecting certain doom – a guide by an Anxious Sixthformer

Option One: Panic If you're British, you'll doubtless know the mantra 'Keep Calm and Carry On'. I have no idea where this came from, but it's become a cultural phenomenon. However, it's a little inaccurate. If you're presented with a challenging situation, then you normally just end up swearing. And, occasionally, getting increasingly fed up… Continue reading What to do when you’re expecting certain doom – a guide by an Anxious Sixthformer

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Year Twelve SO FAR…

An alternative title to this post could be 'doing 4 A-Levels will kill you', but I'm still waiting for the early onset of arthritis to kick in. Confirmation pending. I'll let you know how I get on with the whole dying thing. The first week of my sixth form experience began last Monday (5th September). We… Continue reading Year Twelve SO FAR…

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Turning The Page

I'm standing outside a massive building, feeling kind of out of place with a slightly-too-nerdy t-shirt and far too lurid shoes. I know no one, and this is painfully obvious. My eyes resemble Dracula with a hangover, and it's blatant that I'd just stopped crying. And thus begins my first day of Sixth Form... It wasn't… Continue reading Turning The Page