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    So I was thinking of taking a gap year and resisting chemsitry (AQA) but I've realised that the A level System has changed. Does that mean I can't resit? Or do I have to do the new system that's done over two years?

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    (Original post by Milkbottle64)
    So I was thinking of taking a gap year and resisting chemsitry (AQA) but I've realised that the A level System has changed. Does that mean I can't resit? Or do I have to do the new system that's done over two years?

    Please help me...
    The examiners are setting AS and A2 papers so you can retake any exam in the old specification providing you can find a school or college willing to accept you as a private candidate. Summer 2017 will be your only chance to do so. Try asking your school exams office first. If they won't then you will need to search for somewhere that will.

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    I was concerned about my psychology exam as this was what i wanted to study at Uni and if i didnt get a B i would need to resit and i was very nervous about doing so as everything has now changed with the 2 year system as you said. My teachers at college told me that most exam boards have 'Legacy' papers which exist after the examination changes for syllabuses and things like this big change within college. For this reason I would have to believe that your exam board would have 1-2 years worth of legacy papers that you could sit to get a better grade which focus on the same modules you learned in your A level studies. I cannot imagine you will be forced to resit a whole two years for one subject.
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