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    Will there be more opportunities to sit exams in future for A Levels, or will they stick to being Summer exams only for A Level?

    Just asking since Gove has gone, although I suspect that nothing will change since it is apparently hard to reverse the policies, not that I know if this is even a proposed idea.

    I am sure that more opportunities to sit A level exams in particular will not come into effect whilst I am at that level of education at current time.

    Does anyone know if it is possible to do say some A Level modules in the UK and do iA Levels in other countries in January for example.

    Like for maths by doing, with Edexcel: C1,S1,C3,C2 in UK and M1 and C4 in another country in January?

    Also don't flame I am only asking a question.

    Thanks
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
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    They won't likely do that for a while. The whole system is cyclical, so eventually they will return.


    You could do A-levels/IA-levels in different countries, but you couldn't transfer modules between boards.
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    They won't likely do that for a while. The whole system is cyclical, so eventually they will return.


    You could do A-levels/IA-levels in different countries, but you couldn't transfer modules between boards.

    ah crap thanks for the info.

    That sucks caught in the bad phase I suppose.

    May I ask what if I were to do the CIE board, the only board left in UK that offers october/november sittings would that be possibe?
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    ah crap thanks for the info.

    That sucks caught in the bad phase I suppose.

    May I ask what if I were to do the CIE board, the only board left in UK that offers october/november sittings would that be possibe?
    Would what be possible sorry?
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    Would what be possible sorry?
    To do exams from the cie board, and do them in oct and june. Since the other a levels aren't being offered then.
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    To do exams from the cie board, and do them in oct and june. Since the other a levels aren't being offered then.
    Yes, you can do that. Are you taking them privately? If so do you know what CIE's costs are?
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    Yes, you can do that. Are you taking them privately? If so do you know what CIE's costs are?
    I would probably have to do that next year, yes I am aware they are very pricey and that few centres offer it, but when there is a will there is a way.
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    I would probably have to do that next year, yes I am aware they are very pricey and that few centres offer it, but when there is a will there is a way.
    Are you taking three years of A-levels?
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    Are you taking three years of A-levels?
    Considering picking a few up in a gap year.

    Doing 4 a2's atm.
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    Considering picking a few up in a gap year.

    Doing 4 a2's atm.
    Because 4.5 A-levels isn't enough.
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    Because 4.5 A-levels isn't enough.
    Its more of a thirst for learning rather than accumulating a levels.

    That boy got 23 a levels :moon:

    Not that I envisage I would get close to that.
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    Its more of a thirst for learning rather than accumulating a levels.

    That boy got 23 a levels :moon:

    Not that I envisage I would get close to that.
    Never heard of that before, but I'm having a quick look.
    How that is a lot of work. I'm surprised that he didn't get one A*. I'm also surprised Cambridge let him in without two A*s.


    5.5 is enough for me (with STEP too).
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    Never heard of that before, but I'm having a quick look.
    How that is a lot of work. I'm surprised that he didn't get one A*. I'm also surprised Cambridge let him in without two A*s.


    5.5 is enough for me (with STEP too).
    Maybe it was pre A*, I'm not sure.

    Very good.

    Cambridge right
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    Maybe it was pre A*, I'm not sure.

    Very good.

    Cambridge right
    The one I found was from 2011, so not pre A*.



    Me? Not anymore sadly.
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    WIsh they did.
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    The one I found was from 2011, so not pre A*.



    Me? Not anymore sadly.
    So you did. May I ask you do you think that going to such an elite place, led to a better life?

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    WIsh they did.
    Don't we all!
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    So you did. May I ask you do you think that going to such an elite place, led to a better life?



    Don't we all!
    It depends on the person
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
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    It depends on the person
    Just stalked your sig. So we are doing the same phy and chem board. Nice scores btw, are you reapplying to Cambridge.
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    (Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
    Just stalked your sig. So we are doing the same phy and chem board. Nice scores btw, are you reapplying to Cambridge.
    I'm not sure. I'm going to go to Bath or Warwick this year and then I'm not sure if I want to reapply.
 
 
 
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