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    say I wanted to sit the exams this year am I too late? I hear of people doing GCSEs in January so unsure where to start.. I will possibly want to do English also. I'm in my 20s but got Ds in maths and English but I would like to obtain them. Also is there even time to self-teach both subjects and pass this year? Thanks

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    say I wanted to sit the exams this year am I too late? I hear of people doing GCSEs in January so unsure where to start.. I will possibly want to do English also. I'm in my 20s but got Ds in maths and English but I would like to obtain them. Also is there even time to self-teach both subjects and pass this year? Thanks

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    You have missed the entry deadline for GCSE this summer. That doesn't mean you can't be entered but fewer centres will accept late private candidate entries and the price will be much higher.

    You've said nothing about your current ability, work ethic, previous experience with self study or other commitments so it's impossible to guess whether it's too late to succeed this summer. My advice would be to sign up for free part time adult learning courses in September. In the mean time you could start work on level 1 or level 2 functional skills qualifications that will help you improve prior to starting GCSE. Your local adult learning service may still be accepting students for part time functional skills or you can study through organisations like learndirect.


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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    You have missed the entry deadline for GCSE this summer. That doesn't mean you can't be entered but fewer centres will accept late private candidate entries and the price will be much higher.

    You've said nothing about your current ability, work ethic, previous experience with self study or other commitments so it's impossible to guess whether it's too late to succeed this summer. My advice would be to sign up for free part time adult learning courses in September. In the mean time you could start work on level 1 or level 2 functional skills qualifications that will help you improve prior to starting GCSE. Your local adult learning service may still be accepting students for part time functional skills or you can study through organisations like learndirect.


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    Hi I am currently working in IT. I got Ds in GCSEs almost 10 years ago. When I'm not at work im studying for IT qualifications which I have a total of 5 all gained through self-study. I only want these GCSEs as I'm looking to take a step-back and get an apprenticeship.. although I would take a massive pay cut as I'm currently on 28k per year, but feel I want to dive in another area and would want the full training, support and development apprenticeships come with. I'm fairly certain I could pass these GCSEs now as my work ethic is 10x what it was at school (I was expelled).

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    (Original post by Souljer)
    say I wanted to sit the exams this year am I too late? I hear of people doing GCSEs in January so unsure where to start.. I will possibly want to do English also. I'm in my 20s but got Ds in maths and English but I would like to obtain them. Also is there even time to self-teach both subjects and pass this year? Thanks

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    i can help u in maths if u want
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    (Original post by Souljer)
    Hi I am currently working in IT. I got Ds in GCSEs almost 10 years ago. When I'm not at work im studying for IT qualifications which I have a total of 5 all gained through self-study. I only want these GCSEs as I'm looking to take a step-back and get an apprenticeship.. although I would take a massive pay cut as I'm currently on 28k per year, but feel I want to dive in another area and would want the full training, support and development apprenticeships come with. I'm fairly certain I could pass these GCSEs now as my work ethic is 10x what it was at school (I was expelled).

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    Wow 5 IT qualifications, what qualifications are there and what field of IT you in? Also I been doing adult GCSE class at my local college to get my GCSEs, you will feel young there though most people in my class are in there 40s and 50s.
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    (Original post by fatima1998)
    i can help u in maths if u want
    Hahai hate maths so much like the area of a circle and 3d shapes area ha.
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    (Original post by adamc03)
    Hahai hate maths so much like the area of a circle and 3d shapes area ha.
    have you ever visit this link: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3906471
    in this link you will find useful resources for each of the topic that will be in the exam plus 2015 nov and dec pastpapers and in one of the link has awful lot of stuff http://www.suffolkmaths.co.uk/pages/...20Revision.htm this link has QR code on each topic plus papers and links and many resources- all the things can be in that link (the first one)
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    Wow 5 IT qualifications, what qualifications are there and what field of IT you in? Also I been doing adult GCSE class at my local college to get my GCSEs, you will feel young there though most people in my class are in there 40s and 50s.
    I work in Support dealing with a variety of things tbh I have MCSA Windows Server, MCSA Windows 8, CompTIA A+, Network +, Security. I did it all through self-study, in a decent enough job considering my limited academic qualifications. No degree either..

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    (Original post by Souljer)
    say I wanted to sit the exams this year am I too late? I hear of people doing GCSEs in January so unsure where to start.. I will possibly want to do English also. I'm in my 20s but got Ds in maths and English but I would like to obtain them. Also is there even time to self-teach both subjects and pass this year? Thanks

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    Late entries are a tad more expensive. Maths GCSE would be easy to self teach.

    English is probably easy aswell. Take a gamble and just work hard from now till May/June
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    (Original post by LelouchViRuge)
    Late entries are a tad more expensive. Maths GCSE would be easy to self teach.

    English is probably easy aswell. Take a gamble and just work hard from now till May/June
    But if you can go to college to do it, its free and you get given GCP Maths book which helps as well, the internet isn't always that useful for maths.
 
 
 
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