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    I was wondering if anyone had any experience/advice on homeschooling (self-teaching) 5 gcses in a year (I'm going into year 10 and I was looking into finishing my gcses a year early. Is this impossible? I'd appreciate any advice!
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    I'm not to sure of the law on this but you know you'd had to pay to do the exams if you left school right?

    Why finish them a year early anyway?

    Growing up and leaving education etc is a trap anyway! Don't do it haha
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    I have sat mine privately. 100 for English 75 for maths and 50 every resit I passed it's was only functional skills not GCSE but yes you can sit privately but would have to pay. I strongly advise you stick with school xx
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    well it's possible but it depends what gcses you'd be studying - if you do the exams summer 2017 you'd only be new spec for english and maths, so if your other subjects have controlled assessments you'll have to find a centre willing to let you do them there. you'd also have to pay for the exam entry yourself. why do you want to do them a year early, anyway? five seems like a very small number too

    some subjects will be easier to self teach than others. for the sciences as long as you memorise the cgp guide you're good, maths only needs past papers and good understanding. english lit/lang would be a lot harder to improve without teacher support..
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    well it's possible but it depends what gcses you'd be studying - if you do the exams summer 2017 you'd only be new spec for english and maths, so if your other subjects have controlled assessments you'll have to find a centre willing to let you do them there. you'd also have to pay for the exam entry yourself. why do you want to do them a year early, anyway? five seems like a very small number too

    some subjects will be easier to self teach than others. for the sciences as long as you memorise the cgp guide you're good, maths only needs past papers and good understanding. english lit/lang would be a lot harder to improve without teacher support..
    This.
    also adding this for the OP:
    my friend did IGCSE's and they had to travel miles and miles to get to the exam center and exams were nearly every day, plus her family had to pay for all the exams.
    and then controlled assessments etc, I have heard igcse's have less coursework but are harder due to being international exams however
    learning a foreign language over the space of a years going to be tough if doing a language, have a long hard think about which subjects you want to do and what you want to do in the future
 
 
 
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