How much does it cost to enter a GCSE exam?

GCSE exam fees Exam entry fees are generally not covered in your initial course costs and can range from anywhere between £37 to upwards of £79 per exam, depending on the GCSE course and the exam centre you choose to sit with.

Is functional skills a GCSE?

Functional Skills is a qualification which is widely accepted as a GCSE equivalent.

Can I do GCSE at home?

There are three main ways in which home educated students have taken GCSEs: by correspondence courses where a tutor is usually assigned to give advice and mark work; by enrolling at a local college or adult education class; or at home doing their own research, choosing appropriate books and buying past exam papers.

Can you do GCSE for free?

GCSEs for free If you are under 19 and do not have a GCSE grade 4/C or above in either English or Maths, and are undertaking part-time courses of 150 hours or more during the year, you will also be required to study the relevant English or Maths qualification free of charge.

What is functional skills level 2 maths?

Level 2 Functional Skills Maths is an alternative qualification to a GCSE Maths C grade. Our Level 2 Maths online course uses real-life examples to help you learn maths. You’ll also be able apply for higher education courses, apprenticeships and training courses. This course is currently full.

Can you sit GCSE at home?

Yes, absolutely. You can choose to sit your exams privately even after being taught in a traditional secondary school. However, most people who choose to take their GCSEs private fit one or more of the following categories: Adults returning to education.

Do you get 2 GCSEs for English?

English has been split into two distinct and separate GCSEs; English Language and English Literature. No longer is there a GCSE that mixes the two. Coursework does not count at all towards the final mark any more. All students will sit the same exam, and unlike the new maths GCSE, there will be no tiering.

Do universities accept Level 2 functional skills maths?

Functional Skills Maths and English qualifications at Level 2 demonstrate your ability and competence in Numeracy and Literacy and are considered equivalent to a GCSE C or above. The qualifications are now accepted by the majority of universities for a variety of courses.

Can I do GCSE online?

Our GCSE Courses are all studied online through our online campus that allows students to work in their own time with expert tutor support. Once you sit your GCSE exams, you will be awarded with an Edexcel GCSE qualification. Enrol on more than one course and you will automatically get 20% off.

Is functional skills easier than GCSE?

Functional Skills qualifications are an equivalent to GCSE. Functional Skills aren’t necessarily easier. You’ll still need to put in the hard work and revision. But, they can be better suited to students who have failed maths and English.

Can I take a GCSE exam without going to college?

Yes you can, you need to be make sure in advance that you are studying for the correct exam, a single exam board can have a few versions of the same subject exam at the same level that don’t all cover the same material.

Is Level 2 maths the same as GCSE?

Level 2 is at the same level of the RQF as GCSE grade C or above (existing GCSE qualifications) or Level 4 or above (reformed GCSE qualifications). Whilst the level of the qualification is the same as that of a GCSE, the breadth of content is narrower.