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    Suppose you fail your A-Levels this year and want to retake the year. Since there are the new A-Levels, do you do the new ones or a 'legacy' year?

    Also, how much would it cost to sit as a private student? Is it just exam fees? Can you sit both AS and A2s?

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    (Original post by RezzBerry)
    Suppose you fail your A-Levels this year and want to retake the year. Since there are the new A-Levels, do you do the new ones or a 'legacy' year?

    Also, how much would it cost to sit as a private student? Is it just exam fees? Can you sit both AS and A2s?

    Thanks!
    Yes you can resit in 2017.

    Its about £45 per AS or A2 and £90 for a full A level. Ots more for sciences.
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    (Original post by RezzBerry)
    Suppose you fail your A-Levels this year and want to retake the year. Since there are the new A-Levels, do you do the new ones or a 'legacy' year?

    Also, how much would it cost to sit as a private student? Is it just exam fees? Can you sit both AS and A2s?

    Thanks!
    You can actually sit AS yes, that is what I've heard anyway!
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    (Original post by RezzBerry)
    Suppose you fail your A-Levels this year and want to retake the year. Since there are the new A-Levels, do you do the new ones or a 'legacy' year?

    Also, how much would it cost to sit as a private student? Is it just exam fees? Can you sit both AS and A2s?

    Thanks!
    If you fail A2 this year you will still be able to resit AS and A2 next year in legacy subjects if you can find a centre offering the exams. It's doubtful TBH that you'll find anywhere teaching the legacy specification so will have to enter as a private candidate. Cost varies between centres and while the exam fee is fixed the extras they can add on top can make it quite expensive, anything between £50-100 per exam is very typical. Your cheapest option is likely to be your current school IF they decide to offer the exams at all they may just charge the exam fee.


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    If you fail A2 this year you will still be able to resit AS and A2 next year in legacy subjects if you can find a centre offering the exams. It's doubtful TBH that you'll find anywhere teaching the legacy specification so will have to enter as a private candidate. Cost varies between centres and while the exam fee is fixed the extras they can add on top can make it quite expensive, anything between £50-100 per exam is very typical. Your cheapest option is likely to be your current school IF they decide to offer the exams at all they may just charge the exam fee.


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    Legacy subjects?
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    Legacy subjects?
    Subject specifications that have been withdrawn and replaced by new specifications e.g. Physics, chemistry, biology.......


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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    Subject specifications that have been withdrawn and replaced by new specifications e.g. Physics, chemistry, biology.......


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    Oh I see, sorry. That was a stupid question.
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    (Original post by gdunne42)
    If you fail A2 this year you will still be able to resit AS and A2 next year in legacy subjects if you can find a centre offering the exams. It's doubtful TBH that you'll find anywhere teaching the legacy specification so will have to enter as a private candidate. Cost varies between centres and while the exam fee is fixed the extras they can add on top can make it quite expensive, anything between £50-100 per exam is very typical. Your cheapest option is likely to be your current school IF they decide to offer the exams at all they may just charge the exam fee.


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    so if i don't do well in my A2's this year...i can resit next year? i thought it was just AS that we could resit?
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    so if i don't do well in my A2's this year...i can resit next year?
    Assuming you are taking uk A levels, Yes
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    i thought it was just AS that we could resit?
    Why would you think that? A level resits have never been restricted to AS exams only


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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Oh I see, sorry. That was a stupid question.
    Not stupid at all. Not everyone knows what is meant by "legacy" specifications.

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    Yes you can resit in 2017.

    Its about £45 per AS or A2 and £90 for a full A level. Ots more for sciences.
    That's not so bad, then.

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    If you fail A2 this year you will still be able to resit AS and A2 next year in legacy subjects if you can find a centre offering the exams. It's doubtful TBH that you'll find anywhere teaching the legacy specification so will have to enter as a private candidate. Cost varies between centres and while the exam fee is fixed the extras they can add on top can make it quite expensive, anything between £50-100 per exam is very typical. Your cheapest option is likely to be your current school IF they decide to offer the exams at all they may just charge the exam fee.
    Ah, thanks for clearing it up. If I'm a private student, I'll have to use a centre, right? And if you've said its doubtful centres will be offering the legacy specification, doesn't that mean I'm kinda ****ed? Thanks for the help, btw!

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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Oh I see, sorry. That was a stupid question.
    You poop!
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    That's not so bad, then.
    Ah, thanks for clearing it up. If I'm a private student, I'll have to use a centre, right? And if you've said its doubtful centres will be offering the legacy specification, doesn't that mean I'm kinda ****ed? Thanks for the help, btw!
    You poop!
    Thank you!

    and he said teaching, but centres will offer it.
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    Thank you!

    and he said teaching, but centres will offer it.

    What do you mean?

    Also, why is it so hot at night, nowadays?
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    What do you mean?

    Also, why is it so hot at night, nowadays?
    Like you can sit it but no college or 6th form is likely to be teaching it! So you'll have to re-teach everything yourself.

    Centres are just colleges or 6th forms where you can take your exams.

    I have a fan,so I wouldn't know what you're talking about!
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    Like you can sit it but no college or 6th form is likely to be teaching it! So you'll have to re-teach everything yourself.

    Centres are just colleges or 6th forms where you can take your exams.

    I have a fan,so I wouldn't know what you're talking about!
    Ah, okay. I was confused because I didn't see 'teaching' in his post. That's fine. It'll be a piece of cake to reteach, should get getting around A*A*A*A*A*

    Share it with me.
 
 
 
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