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    My daughter took her AS levels and achieved grades A,B & C - during year 13 she missed a lot of school due to ill health and decided not to sit her final year of A level exams.
    She has missed enrolling this September (2017) to take the final year again, could she enrol in September 2018 and would she qualify for funding?
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    My daughter took her AS levels and achieved grades A,B & C - during year 13 she missed a lot of school due to ill health and decided not to sit her final year of A level exams.
    She has missed enrolling this September (2017) to take the final year again, could she enrol in September 2018 and would she qualify for funding?
    It depends on the school. I think its unlikely they would accept her as by mt calculation she is talking about year 15 and she would be too old? They may or may not have accepted her for year 14, although she does have the health reason. Ask the school.

    In the event they wont accept, then she can try college. One problem is that depending on the exam subjects, the syllabus may have changed to linear for her subjects and she may not be allowed to resit just A2, but will need to sit the new linear format which tests the whole syllabus at the end of two years.

    If she is 19 then she will fund via taking loans.
    https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

    So her options (if school wont take her back) will be:


    1. College A2- in the event some of her subjects are still available in legaccy format. i.e she can sit just A2.

    2. College A level - do all 2 years again.

    3. A levels private candidate

    4. BTEC- 2 years.

    5. Access course 1 year as a means to get into uni.
    http://www.accesstohe.ac.uk/Access/F...ptcookies=true

    It depends what she wishes to do and where she wishes to apply. as to which option is most suitable.

    1 is unlikely. 2 is rare, but possible as not many colleges teach A levels.
    3 of she needs to do A levels but you teach yourself and then just sit the exam.

    4. Is going to be easiier at college.

    5. Might be the most viable method of getting unto uni.
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    Thank you so much for all the information. We will definitely investigate the 1 year Access Course & 2 year A levels (our local colleges offer both of these options) It's reassuring to know that she can continue with her education and progress to university, which is her aim and that all is not lost.
 
 
 
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