Self-study A-levels - How to start? Watch

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I'm (going to be) a mature student and I've been researching for a few weeks about self-studying for A-level - I want to do Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Although I may not do the latter.

I've only recently found myself in a position where I can study again (due to past personal reasons). But I am now a Mother who works from home (thankfully I can scale down my hours) and with no childcare provisions. So I cannot go to college - all courses require hours that I cannot do.

Distance Learning has mixed reviews, therefore I'd rather find a local tutor (if necessary) and my own study guides/textbooks based on what is compatible with my chosen Examination board.

But, I am fully aware that I would need Examinations and Practicals.

So my questions are (for people who have walked this path): Where did you start? How did you find an examination centre and place for your practicals - if in Yorkshire area can you recommend somewhere (I would travel further perhaps)? Any tips or guidance?

I've found so many resources of A-levels only cater for 16-18 year olds.

Thank-you for reading this.

Also, when finding a tutor which resources do/did you use?
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