Who offers the good distance learning courses for CIE AS and A Level Physics, Chemistry and Biology?

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pamelachatterjee Fri 03-Jan-20 09:04:07

Hello,
I like to know who provide good online distance learning courses for CIE AS and A Level Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Thanks a lot for any suggestion, It would really be a great help!
Regards,
Pamela.

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sleepismysuperpower1 Fri 03-Jan-20 14:07:59

are you in the UK or abroad? if you are in the UK have a look at pembrokeshire distance learning, which follows the OCR exam board (OCR delivers A Level examinations in the United Kingdom whereas for other countries Cambridge Assessment operates the examination board Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)). I haven't come across any distance learning sites that offer CIE courses, it mostly seems to be Edexcel or AQA

catndogslife Fri 03-Jan-20 18:52:50

Before committing to any distance learning courses for these subjects you need to check whether the fees include sitting the actual exams and the arrangements for practical exams/assessments. If this isn't included then you need to work out what to do as external exam fees and practicals are hard for private candidates to arrange.
State schools in the UK don't offer CIE exams. Some independent schools do, particularly for iGCSE but the international A level is much rarer. I would contact CIE for exam centres that accept private candidates before committing to any specific course.
Edexcel also offer an international A level.

Namenic Fri 03-Jan-20 18:54:59

Some unis say that you should have the practical part of A levels if applying for a science course - best to check

pamelachatterjee Sat 04-Jan-20 12:12:13

Thanks for the reply @sleepismysuperpower1. We are in India and My daughter’s school follows only CIE. You are right, all the online courses I am getting are either for Edexcel or AQA!

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pamelachatterjee Sat 04-Jan-20 12:19:28

Thanks for the reply @catndogslife. My daughter's school only offers CIE and they have the arrangement for practical exam so we are fine for that.

Thanks @Namenic.

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sleepismysuperpower1 Sat 04-Jan-20 12:35:38

could you have a look for exam centres near you that offer places to external candidates, meaning she could sit the Edexcel exams? I think you are going to struggle to sit the CIE exams by distance learning. do her school not offer the courses?

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