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    Hey,

    So for a variety of reasons I see myself as having underperformed in my A2 exams and I am strongly considering resitting A2 which I have a number of questions about:

    1) Where would I do them? My school is a little reluctant to allow me to redo the year and I am currently waiting for a reply from them. I therefore need to be prepared if they don't allow me to redo the year. Could I just apply to a sixth form college? or would it be a question of taking a gap year and redoing exams at the end?

    2) What happens with the student finance I applied for, do they no know its void or do I need to contact the provider?

    Thank you for the help in advance!
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    I resat some A2 exams over this year, so I can share what I did at least.

    1) It depends if you want to be taught again. I decided to resit the exams at my school without going back there to study, pretty much like a private candidate. That's an option if your school won't let you, but again it depends if you want to be taught again. You might be able to go to a different sixth form, but it can be difficult with different exam boards, etc. Definitely see if your sixth form will let you resit there first.

    2) I didn't do anything about my student finance, nothing happened with the payments. As far as I know student finance need confirmation from the uni you're going to before they pay any money. I just made a new application for this year.
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    (Original post by mcbride59)
    Hey,

    So for a variety of reasons I see myself as having underperformed in my A2 exams and I am strongly considering resitting A2 which I have a number of questions about:

    1) Where would I do them? My school is a little reluctant to allow me to redo the year and I am currently waiting for a reply from them. I therefore need to be prepared if they don't allow me to redo the year. Could I just apply to a sixth form college? or would it be a question of taking a gap year and redoing exams at the end?

    2) What happens with the student finance I applied for, do they no know its void or do I need to contact the provider?

    Thank you for the help in advance!
    1. You can sit as an external candidate at any centre which will take you. You need to phone around local schools and colleges to see who will take you.
    2. Whether a college will take you as a pupil is up to them.
    3. Let Student Finance know, but no money is paid over to anyone until you have registered at a university, which you won't be doing.
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    Ok, thank you for the help.
 
 
 
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