Cambridge (CIE) exams can be sat in Oct/Nov or May/June each year and the Edexcel IGCSE’s can be sat in January or June but you will need to register with an exam centre well ahead of those dates to save paying late registration fees.
Only some exam centres will accept private candidates. You will need to contact them directly to find our more and to register for the exams. We are compiling a more comprehensive list of exam centres, it’s still a work in progress but you can find it here
For more general ‘exams‘ information, there is plenty of help available in the HE Exams Yahoo Group
Th e HE Exams wiki is a great place to start investigating things:
ECHO Discount – ‘Tutors and Exams’ are exam centres based across the UK in Coventry , Bolton ,Wimbledon and St Neots) are an Echo student, they will give you a 10% discount when booking your exam/s http://www.tutorsandexams.uk/
Here’s some more information from them:
Tutors & Exams are delighted to be working with Echo Education and their learners and offer a discount structure on their exam bookings. Tutors & Exams is here to provide learners who wouldn’t normally have direct access to exams and associated services such as home educated, self-learners, excluded learners and private candidates a safe, calm and welcoming environment. With a supportive and caring eye, you can be assured of the best level of care and service throughout the whole process. Services include testing and accommodating Access Arrangements, Controlled Assessment, Coursework Marking, Speaking Tests for Foreign Languages, ICT Practicals, Functional Skills Testing, Science Practicals and a whole lot more. We are approved for Cambridge iA-Levels, iGCSEs, O-Levels and Pre-U. Edexcel iGCSEs. AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEC A-Levels and GCSEs and much more.
All of the team are professionally trained and enhanced DBS (formally CRB) checked. We care passionately about the safety and wellbeing of all of our clients irrespective of ability, age, gender orientation, race or religious beliefs.
We offer GCSE, A-Levels, iA-Levels, iGCSE and Functional Skills to adults as well as younger learners. All enquiries will be dealt with integrity and professionalism.