123whisky asks:

Seventeen year old who failes AS level

My son failed his AS levels in Chemistry and Maths.  He desperately wants to re-sit the year, he has 100% attendance and tries very hard.  What is against him is that he is mildly autistic, therefore things do not come easy to him.  Unfortunately, I received a letter from the school a few days ago, telling him that he has not recieved a place due to him failing his exams, and that he was obviously struggling.  I havn't told him yet, as this will destroy him.  I have an appointment with the school on Wednesday, to try to change their minds.  
Any help would be most appreciated.
In Topics: Motivation and achievement at school, Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
> 60 days ago



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