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…


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