Exam Centre

Exam Centre

St Albans Independent College is an accredited centre for the AQA, Edexcel (Pearson), 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 the 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 can be downloaded by clicking the buttons below:

St Albans Independent College cannot accept responsibility for exam entries where incorrect information has been provided. 

The deadline for entries is Friday 31st January 2020.  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 £220 per subject
GCSE £195 per subject

Examination fees are paid in advance via bank transfer to the College, details of which can be obtained from the Exams Officer. Applications can only be processed once payment has been received.

Please note the College does not offer entries for winter examinations.



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

Access arrangements such as a reader, scribe or a separate room will incur an additional fee of £80 per session.

The College will aim to facilitate requested access arrangements.

The final date for submitting required documentation for access arrangements is 24th January 2020.