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GCSE examination entries for private (external) candidates

NOVEMBER 2018 - GCSE Mathematics only

We consider applications for AQA and Edexcel GCSE Mathematics at both the Foundation tier ( graded 1 - 5) and Higher tier ( graded 4 - 9). 

EXAM BOARD CODE SUBJECT STANDARD FEE LATE FEE
AQA 8300 GCSE Mathematics  £ 140  £ 190
EDEXCEL 1MA1 GCSE Mathematics  £ 140 £ 190

We will start considering applications for these examinations on Monday 13th August 2018, for any candidate aged 16 or over on 31 August 2018.

The standard entry fee will be £ 140 with a deadline of  4pm on Thursday 13th September 2018. After this deadline, we will still consider late applications with an entry fee of   £190, subject to available space. 

Please note that all applications from prospective candidates requiring extra time in their examinations MUST be received no later than Monday 3rd September 2018, supported by valid documentation; please see the detailed notes in our Terms & Conditions (point 3 Access Arrangements).

MAY/JUNE 2019  - GCSE

EXAM BOARD CODE SUBJECT STANDARD FEE LATE FEE
AQA 8300 GCSE Mathematics  £ 140  £ 190
EDEXCEL 1MA1 GCSE Mathematics  £ 140 £ 190
AQA 8182 GCSE Psychology £ 140 £ 190
EDEXCEL 1PS0 GCSE Psychology £ 140 £ 190
AQA 8192 GCSE Sociology £ 140 £ 190

The standard entry fee will be £ 140 per subject with a deadline of  4pm on Friday 1st February 2019. After this deadline, we will still consider late applications with an entry fee of £ 190 (per subject), subject to available space. 

Please note that all applications from prospective candidates requiring extra time in their examinations MUST be received no later than Monday 24th September 2018, supported by valid documentation; please see the detailed notes in our Terms & Conditions (point 3 Access Arrangements).

IGCSE examination entries for private (external) candidates

We do not accept Private Candidates for Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE ) examinations - formerly known as CIE.

Applications will be considered for Edexcel IGCSE examinations only, in the subjects shown in the tables below.  

JANUARY 2019

 

CODE

SUBJECT STANDARD FEE LATE FEE
  4BI0 Biology  - FINAL sitting                                    £ 140 £ 190
  4CH0 Chemistry - FINAL sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4EC0 Economics FINAL sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4EA1 English Language A   £ 140 £ 190
  4EB1 English Language B  £ 140 £ 190
  4ET1 English Literature  £ 140 £ 190
  4PM0 Further Pure Mathematics - FINAL sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4HB0 Human Biology - FINAL sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4MA1 Mathematics                                      £ 140 £ 190
  4PH0 Physics - FINAL sitting                                £ 140 £ 190

Note: for English Language 4EA1, we will only accept candidates taking the written papers 1 and 2; applications from candidates requesting paper 3 (coursework) will not be considered. 

The standard entry fee will be £ 140 per subject with a deadline of  4pm on Thursday 11th October 2018. After this deadline, we will still consider late applications with an entry fee of  £ 190 (per subject), subject to available space. 

Please note that all applications from prospective candidates requiring extra time in their examinations MUST be received no later than Monday 24th September 2018, supported by valid documentation; please see the detailed notes in our Terms & Conditions (point 3 Access Arrangements).

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MAY / JUNE 2019 EDEXCEL IGCSE EXAMINATIONS

 

CODE

SUBJECT STANDARD FEE LATE FEE
  4BI1 Biology  - FIRST sitting                                    £ 140 £ 190
  4BS1 Business Studies - FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4CH1 Chemistry - FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4EC1 Economics FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4EA1 English Language A   £ 140 £ 190
  4EB1 English Language B  £ 140 £ 190
  4ES1 English as a Second Language -  FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4ET1 English Literature  £ 140 £ 190
  4PM1 Further Pure Mathematics - FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4GE1 Geography - FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4HI1 History - FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4HB1 Human Biology - FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190
  4MA1 Mathematics                                      £ 140 £ 190
  4PH1 Physics - FIRST sitting                                £ 140 £ 190
  4RS1 Religious Studies - FIRST sitting £ 140 £ 190

Note: for English Language 4EA1, we will only accept candidates taking the written papers 1 and 2; applications from candidates requesting paper 3 (coursework) will not be considered. 

The standard entry fee will be £ 140 per subject with a deadline of  4pm on Friday 1st February 2019. After this deadline, we will still consider late applications with an entry fee of £ 190 (per subject), subject to available space. 

MAY / JUNE 2019 EDEXCEL GCSE / IGCSE LANGUAGES 

CODE LEVEL SUBJECT STANDARD FEE LATE FEE
1AA0 GCSE Arabic £ 200 £ 300
4FR1 IGCSE French £ 200 ( incl. one hour exam preparation) £ 300  ( incl. one hour exam preparation)
4SP1 IGCSE Spanish £ 200 ( incl. one hour exam preparation) £ 300  ( incl. one hour exam preparation)

The standard entry fee will be £ 200 per subject with a deadline of  4pm on Friday 1st February 2019. After this deadline, we will still consider late applications with an entry fee of £ 300 (per subject), subject to available space. 

Please note that all applications from prospective candidates requiring extra time in their examinations MUST be received no later than Monday 24th September 2018, supported by valid documentation; please see the detailed notes in our Terms & Conditions (point 3 Access Arrangements).

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HOW TO REGISTER FOR EXAMINATIONS AT DAVID GAME COLLEGE

Please read our TERMS AND CONDITIONS for potential Private (External) Candidates BEFORE making an application. When you register, you will be asked to sign a declaration to the effect that you have understood the Terms and Conditions,  in particular that there will be no refund of entry fees in the event of subsequent cancellation. Also please read our Privacy Notice on how we use your personal data and how long we retain it.

If you are applying to be a Private (External) Candidate for the first time at David Game College, you will need to book an appointment with our Examinations department and come to the college to register in person;  we do not do remote registrations for new private candidates (unknown to us) living outside London or overseas.

To book an appointment please email exams@davidgamecollege.com or call 020 7221 6665 ext 116

One of the examinations team will then check the details on the form (correct codes, documentation etc) and will register the entry if everything is in order.  For students aged up to and including 18 only, it is permissible for the student's parent or guardian to come in without the student as long as all the required documentation - including correct entry codes - is brought in.

Please bring with you your most recent official Statement(s) of Results.  If you have more than one (eg one from AQA, one from Edexcel) it is important that you show us all of them, even if they relate to subjects you will not be taking in your future examinations.  This is to enable us to check your Unique Candidate Identifier (UCI) and to resolve any associated problems (for example, if your previous school or college has made the mistake of allocating you a new UCI when you already had one from elsewhere).

Note: if you have never taken a GCSE / IGCSE / AS / A level examination before (and hence do not have a Statement of Results from a previous examination session), please do not worry - just mention this to our examinations team when you come in to register and they will allocate you a UCI number.  The same applies to mature students who last took a public examination ten or more years ago.  It is vital that you tell us if you already have a UCI number allocated by another school or college, and provide documentary evidence verifying that UCI number.

When you come in to register for examinations, please bring with you:

  1. two passport-sized photographs signed and dated on the back
  2. the original document and a photocopy of one of the following forms of identity:
    i. passport page showing personal data and photograph
    ii. driving licence showing photograph
    iii. any other photographic proof of identity
  3. your most recent examination Statement(s) of Results as explained above

Please do NOT bring payment with you when you come to register for your examinations; once we have verified all your documentation, we will give you an invoice which will explain how you need to pay via online banking. This invoice must be settled no later than the following working day (dated on the invoice).

Note: under no circumstances will we accept first time applications solely by telephone or e-mail - the student (or parent/guardian in the case of students aged up to and including 18) must book an appointment with our Examinations Officer to complete the registration process. Students living outside London are advised to look for centres closer to home, although if you are able to travel to London in person to register we will of course consider the application. 

For students who have already taken examinations as a private candidate in a previous session at David Game College, applications may be made by sending an e-mail containing precise details of the examinations required to the Examinations Officer at

exams@davidgamecollege.com

quoting your 4-digit candidate number in the subject field. An invoice will be sent to you by email. This invoice must be settled no later than the following working day (dated on the invoice).

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