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Transferring from IGCSE to GCSE after year 10

My daughter is currently taking year 10 exams IGCSE, however we will be moving to the UK in July. Can she enroll into year 11 GCSE in a public school? Will they recognize the 4 IGCSE subjects that she passed in year 10?
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Reply 1
Original post by Noha Ali
My daughter is currently taking year 10 exams IGCSE, however we will be moving to the UK in July. Can she enroll into year 11 GCSE in a public school? Will they recognize the 4 IGCSE subjects that she passed in year 10?

Igcse is respected worldwide so u should be fine but i would recommend emailing the schools as it shouldn’t do any harm
Reply 2
Hi, I’m 16, homeschooled and taking maths, English and triple science. I’m doing the Igcse course for all 5 subjects. When we were trying to find a place to sit these igcse exams all the schools we went to said that that no state schools do igcse as it was taken out of the league table.

Some private schools do igcse if you have a look. The old school I went to was a private school and they’re not doing any igcse exams so my mum decided that I will sit the exams under the aqa and edexcel board.

There are exam centres which do igcse if you want to have a look there.

Btw the enrolments for the gcse papers to come into schools were done in February so now would be slightly late. I would recommend finding somewhere for your daughter to sit her exams ASAP. Igcse is harder than the other boards so I think your daughter would be fine sitting them.

Hope this helped 😊😊
Reply 3
Original post by pkeray
Igcse is respected worldwide so u should be fine but i would recommend emailing the schools as it shouldn’t do any harm

Thank you so much I will do that
Reply 4
Original post by Minadzh
Hi, I’m 16, homeschooled and taking maths, English and triple science. I’m doing the Igcse course for all 5 subjects. When we were trying to find a place to sit these igcse exams all the schools we went to said that that no state schools do igcse as it was taken out of the league table.
Some private schools do igcse if you have a look. The old school I went to was a private school and they’re not doing any igcse exams so my mum decided that I will sit the exams under the aqa and edexcel board.
There are exam centres which do igcse if you want to have a look there.
Btw the enrolments for the gcse papers to come into schools were done in February so now would be slightly late. I would recommend finding somewhere for your daughter to sit her exams ASAP. Igcse is harder than the other boards so I think your daughter would be fine sitting them.
Hope this helped 😊😊
Thank you so much for all the useful information. Did you apply directly to the AQQ and edexel boards or through exam centers? After you finish IGCSE can you apply for sixth form with just the IGCSE certificates, you don’t have to be registered in a school?
I think the only option we have is to do like you and apply as a private candidate.

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