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GCSE Exams and Information

At Ark Exam Centre, we understand the unique needs of learners pursuing GCSE and IGCSE examinations. Whether you are taking these assessments for the first time or aiming to improve your grade through a resit, we are here to provide tailored support and guidance

As a renowned private GCSE Exam Centre in London, we specialize in a range of subjects including GCSE Maths, GCSE English, IGCSE Maths, IGCSE English, and IGCSE Science. Our expertise extends to offering a diverse selection of other GCSE subject options to cater to the individual preferences and academic goals of our private candidates of all ages.

If you are interested in completing your GCSE assessment exams and need assistance, Ark Exam Centre is the ideal destination. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us, and our dedicated team will be delighted to assist you in any way we can.

Download the Application form

You can download the application form in excel format and email to us. We will print the form when you visit us at the centre. You can then check and sign your applcation form. Please email the completed application form to Please make sure to rename the excel file in the format of firstname_lastname before emailing to us. If you have questions, please enquire here and we will contact you to discuss the registration process.

Important Dates for GCSE Exams

Exam Series Centre Entry Deadline Late fees apply from Higher Late Fees
November 2024 30th September 2024 1st October 2024 10th October 2024

We will need your completed application with documents and full payment cleared by 15th February 2024 for Summer 2024 examination series.

Please note, we can only accept applications from Private Candidates with Access Arrangement Requirements where we have the facilities to support the provisions. For Summer examination series, we will need the full application before end of December. We will discuss with you your access arrangement requirements before accepting the application form since we may not have the facilities available.

GCSE/IGCSE Exams:Late entries submitted after the deadline will incur a double fee per exam. This means the cost of each exam will be twice the standard price.

GCE/International AS & A Level Exams: Late entries submitted after the deadline will also incur a double fee per exam. The cost of each exam will be twice the standard price.

Cancellations or refunds before the Centre Entry Deadline will result in a full refund minus an administration fee of £50 per subject. After this deadline, no refunds will be allowed. The results will be emailed to candidates within 2 days of the release of the results. Certificates can be collected from the published date onwards.

Prices for GCSE Exams

Exam Board Subject Information Price
Edexcel, AQA, OCR Maths 3 papers, see below for full price details £230
Edexcel or AQA English Including Speaking Component £255
Edexcel, AQA, OCR English November Retakes (Without Speaking Component) £230
Edexcel, AQA, OCR English Literature £220
Edexcel, AQA, OCR MFL subjects Without Speaking Assessment £230
Edexcel, AQA, OCR MFL subjects With Speaking Assessment, Fees may vary for some subjects depending on examiner fee. £320
Edexcel, AQA, OCR Astronomy £200
Edexcel, AQA, OCR All other subjects Per Paper £100
Late Fees Additional £70
Higher Late Fees Additional £140
Cancellations & Refunds Before 1st entry deadline full refund minus administration fee of £50
Cancellations & Refunds After 1st entry deadline No refund

Personalised Solutions for GCSE Examinations

Our Services Include:

  • Expert Advice: We provide guidance on the most suitable options for your needs, whether it's International GCSE or GCSE.
  • Customized Tuition: Choose from comprehensive courses or focused revision tuition tailored to your requirements. Our experienced tutors are here to support you every step of the way.
  • Examination Preparation: We offer comprehensive preparation to ensure you feel confident and well-prepared for your GCSE exams.
  • Mock Assessments and Feedback: Our mock assessments help you gauge your progress and receive valuable feedback to enhance your performance.
  • Competitive Prices: We strive to provide affordable options without compromising on the quality of our services.
  • Pre-Examination Visits: We offer pre-examination visits to help alleviate any anxieties you may have, ensuring a calm and confident mindset on exam day.
  • Stress-Free Processes: We have simplified and streamlined our procedures to make the GCSE examination experience hassle-free and stress-free for you.

Our Private Exam Centre welcomes candidates from various backgrounds:

  • Home and Private Learners
  • Re-sitting Learners
  • Local Authority Learners
  • Adult Learners

No matter your educational path, we are committed to supporting you in your GCSE journey and helping you achieve your goals.

GCSE additional Subjects

We are encouraging students to take additional GCSE subjects when they are in Year 9 and Year 10. Pease see the suggested subjects below.

Year 9

Languages : Arabic, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Bengali, Urdu, Chines, Panjabi, Russian, Greek etc

Year 10

GCSE Statistics

Edexcel Awards in mathematics: Number & Measure Level 1 and Level 2, Algebra Level 2

GCSE Astronomy

We accept candidates who are taking GCSE Astronomy with OAS Academy.

About OAS

Online Astronomy Society Academy (OAS Academy) has been offering GCSE Astronomy by distance learning for over 10 years. We are market leaders offering a world class education from experienced qualified tutors.

GCSE Astronomy is a 2 year course, we offer 24/7 access to our portal with tutor support via email. Access to a learning plan with digital interactives and quizzes and downloadable worksheets with pre recorded video content. Access to a robotic telescope and optional access to live monthly webinars where we look over past exam paper questions these are also recorded such that they can be viewed at another more convenient time.

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Post Results Services

You will need to come in person to collect your certificates. You will need to bring your Current Valid Photo ID to collect your certificates. For further information on Post Results Services, Click here.

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