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    Hi all,

    If somebody started college at 17 years old after a gap year, then didn't do as well as they hoped to in A2, can you resit A levels on your gap year?
    My friend would be 19 years old but turn 20 years old during the year. Therefore, he would be in 'Year 15' At school. She believes she got BBB, but wants ABB/AAB
    Is it possible?

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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hi all,

    If somebody started college at 17 years old after a gap year, then didn't do as well as they hoped to in A2, can you resit A levels on your gap year?
    My friend would be 19 years old but turn 20 years old during the year. Therefore, he would be in 'Year 15' At school. She believes she got BBB, but wants ABB/AAB
    Is it possible?

    Thanks for reading
    Yes! Perfectly possible
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hi all,

    If somebody started college at 17 years old after a gap year, then didn't do as well as they hoped to in A2, can you resit A levels on your gap year?
    My friend would be 19 years old but turn 20 years old during the year. Therefore, he would be in 'Year 15' At school. She believes she got BBB, but wants ABB/AAB
    Is it possible?

    Thanks for reading
    Yes. You can re-sit at any age.
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    (Original post by Sparkle24)
    Yes. You can re-sit at any age.

    (Original post by Neuth)
    Yes! Perfectly possible
    Thanks guys!
    Would she have to pay more though? For example, not pay just forher exam resits?

    I'm surprised you would be allowed to do it, despite her age haha
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    Thanks guys!
    Would she have to pay more though? For example, not pay just forher exam resits?

    I'm surprised you would be allowed to do it, despite her age haha
    I know nothing about the costs, but I'm sure you'll get a reply from someone who does soon enough

    As far as her age goes, you can resit A-Levels at any age
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      I did exactly that. Costs depend on your institution but iirc you should get free education up until and including age 19 so long as it's not university level courses.
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      (Original post by Anonymous)
      Thanks guys!
      Would she have to pay more though? For example, not pay just forher exam resits?

      I'm surprised you would be allowed to do it, despite her age haha
      You can ask the school to put you in for exams (their choice to let you sit them there or not) but no, you cannot attend Sixth Form 'at any age'. I'm not sure what the age limit is exactly and how it is applied - my sister is about to stay on for a third year, so will turn 19 during it. I think that might be the limit though. Then again, it might just be covered by the state as long as you're no older than 19 when starting the academic year. Your friend will need to ask, if she wants to stay on.
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      (Original post by Sparkle24)
      Yes. You can re-sit at any age.
      I started three completely different A levels at 18 at my local community college, after leaving sixth form, because I didn't do very well in the previous three subjects that I hated doing. And i didn't have to pay because I was under 19.
      Predicted A*AA (will achieve at least that) and going to UoBirmingham.
     
     
     
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