Exam Centre

Exam Centre

St Albans Independent College is an accredited centre for the AQA, Edexcel (Pearsons), OCR and WJEC examining boards. We accept Private Candidate entries for most A Level and GCSE/IGCSE subjects (excluding subjects with coursework, speaking exams and practical components). Please note we can only facilitate A-level science exam re-sits.

To make an exam entry, please complete a PRIVATE CANDIDATE EXAM ENTRY FORM. The completed form can be emailed to our Exams Officer or posted to St Albans Independent College, 69 London Road, St Albans, AL1 1LN.

Applications can only be processed if the information provided is accurate and the centre can facilitate the exams.

Exam Entries

When making an exam entry you will be required to provide copies of the following documents:
• The completed Private Candidate Exam Entry Form
• Photo Identification (copy of passport or drivers licence)
• Details of previous exam sittings.

The Entry Forms are in Microsoft Word format and can be downloaded by clicking the buttons below:

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St Albans Independent College cannot accept responsibility for exam entries where incorrect information has been provided. Thereafter, any amendments to entries may be subject to an amendment fee.

Private Candidate Examination Entry Fees

Exam Entry Fees
A-level £280 per subject
AS-level £180 per subject
AS/A2-level (legacy specifications) £125 per unit
GCSE £185 per subject

Examination fees can be paid by debit or credit card, over the phone, cheque or BACs transfer. All cheque payments should be payable to St Albans Independent College.

Applications can only be processed once payment has been received.


Access Arrangements can only granted subject to meeting the current regulations laid down by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)

Candidates granted access arrangements may incur an additional fee.

The final date for submitting required documentation for access arrangements is the 1st February 2019.

Entry Deadlines

Entries must be made ahead of the deadline dates below.

Series Deadline for Entries
Summer 2019 Exam Entries. Closing date Tuesday 5th February 2019.

NB: The College does not offer entries for November and January examinations.