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    How does the adult person, working full time, gain GCSEs (for maths, English and foreign language)? I was not born in UK, I was unable to get them in a college.
    Is it possible just to attend tests, without going to classes (as I wrote before: I work)? I know they are Adult Numeracy & Literacy, but they are not the same.

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    Hi!
    How does the adult person, working full time, gain GCSEs (for maths, English and foreign language)? I was not born in UK, I was unable to get them in a college.
    Is it possible just to attend tests, without going to classes (as I wrote before: I work)? I know they are Adult Numeracy & Literacy, but they are not the same.

    Kingly regards,
    Simon
    I can't help you out tremendously, but try phoning local school and colleges to see if they host the papers that you want to sit? I've had adults sit in on my exams before.
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    You do not need to attend any lessons at all, you can sit the exams privately
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    (Original post by simon_g)
    Hi!
    How does the adult person, working full time, gain GCSEs (for maths, English and foreign language)? I was not born in UK, I was unable to get them in a college.
    Is it possible just to attend tests, without going to classes (as I wrote before: I work)? I know they are Adult Numeracy & Literacy, but they are not the same.

    Kingly regards,
    Simon
    You can take the exams privately but many subjects require either a practical test or a controlled assessment set and marked by a teacher as part of the qualification. It can be difficult/impossible to arrange if you are not a student in a school/college.

    Maths - only requires exams - contact local schools/colleges to ask about being entered as a private candidate just for exams. It's probably too late to do it for this summer as exam entries have already been done. All examiners have info for private candidates on their web sites
    e.g. Edexcel
    http://www.edexcel.com/i-am-a/studen...s/default.aspx
    Part time GCSE maths courses that will start in September are currently free to students who don't have a grade C, are not in education and meet residency/citizenship requirements.

    English - has controlled assessments. It's extremely difficult to do outside of an education institution. Have you thought about an evening class? Alternatively you could find somewhere that offers IGCSE English exams to private candidates (usually independent/private schools)

    Languages - many/most/all???? (don't know) specifications have spoken assessments. Most schools/colleges that will accept private candidates for exams won't do it for the spoken assessments. You may find some of the expensive private centres willing to do this in some languages (e.g. Campbell Harris - google for other ideas). Again evening classes should be available in many areas. Usually starting in September.
 
 
 
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