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    Does anyone know what the form is that is filled in regarding the transferring of AS modules on one exam board to a different one so you can then complete a full A-level when moving college?

    Also, can you resit modules if you change exam boards? I've heard both that you definetly can't, and also that you can, but only if you declare it on whatever form you've gotta fill in.

    thanks x

    There's an online information booklet in pdf format:

    The form is page 4, I think.

    You re-sit modules in your old exam board, then transfer boards. (Example 4 on page 3, where OCR Biology is being retaken so the transfer to Edexcel is accepted but delayed.
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    Thank you so much !!

    edit: I notice there's a space for "reason for application" - do they ever deny requests because somebody's got a reason like they've changed college, instead of moving home etc.?

    Moving college/sixth form should be valid (isn't that why most people transfer anyway?).

    Besides the most important thing is the possibility of transfer. In the booklet there are some boards which you cannot transfer between.
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    I've just been looking at that now

    For Religious Studies it says that "Transfers are acceptable in
    principle. Specification content and structure varies considerably.
    Centres must seek advice from the receiving Awarding Body to ensure content and requirements are covered."

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    "Although it is not possible for candidates to re-sit AS units after transfer, centres may decide to delay transfer until after any re-sits have taken place. In such cases centres should apply for transfer as usual at the start of the academic year and indicate on the transfer form when it is intended that the re-sits take place. Centres and candidates need to be aware that if the re-sits occur in the same series in which A level certification is requested this is likely to delay the issue of the A level result. This is because the transfer cannot be processed until the re-sit result is available. This may have consequences for candidates who are waiting for A level results so that they can take up offers of university places."

    Does this refer just to re-sits done in the summer or to also resist done in the January of A2?

    And as far as I can tell you can't, say, do an AS resit in January and do an A2 module in January ??

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