the fact I have no GCSE's? I was an A* student at a Grammar school, (no, not a private one either! ha). But, me and my mum had a breakdown and we couldn't stand to be under the same roof as one another, so she kicked me out to my dad's who lived in Thailand. I came back into England on christmas eve last year after 9 months out there, and I'm currently meant to be in year 11, so just about to take my exams, but when I rang around ever school, noone would take me back, but I showed my results from year 10 to the schools where every subject apart from RE was an A or A*, but the reply I got from them was; "We're worried that our pass rate statistics would be lowered if you took your exams with us", yet I even offered to take the exams as an external candidate but to no avail. But anyway, I'm considering either a career as an AT or in the RMP, and i'm at college next year doing a Level 2 NVQ sports and leisure instructor, but it doesn't include Key Skills or any other relevant equivalent, so i'm a bit bemused. When I went to my AFCO, they couldn't give me an answer either, so any information you could give me would be much appreciated, thanks.