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Book an exam as a private (external) candidate

The College welcomes ex-students and private candidates for a wide range of A-Level and GCSE written examinations with any of the awarding organisations including Pearson International GCSE’s and Cambridge International IGCSE's.

We are unable to accept applications for qualifications requiring internal assessment such as coursework or a practical unit; this includes A Level sciences and most languages. 

Candidates are also welcome for BMAT, STEP or any other test from the Admissions Testing Service. National Extension College (NEC) students can take their exams at Hills Road, all arrangements must be made directly with the NEC. For further information please contact the Examinations office on 01223 278090 or email:  

  • Entries for November 2019 GCSE re-sit in English and Maths will open in September. Open form>>
  • Entries for January 2020 IGCSE entries will open in September. Open form>>
  • Entries for summer 2020 will open in November.
Please read our information for private candidates 2019-20

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