Cost of level three qualification entries

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Dear Backwell School,

I would like to make a freedom of information request for:

a) the following information on first-time level three qualification entries (excluding retakes) in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 (predicted/forecast, where necessary):
i) the total number of individual entries for AS level qualifications, by year.
ii) the total cost of entries for AS level qualifications, by year.
iii) the total number of individual entries for A2 qualifications, by year.
iii) the total cost of entries for A2 qualifications, by year.

b) the following information on the extended project (EPQ) qualification:
i) the total number of students currently studying the EPQ, by cohort.
ii) the total cost of entries for those currently studying the EPQ, by cohort.

c) the predicted/forecast total cost of entering the current year 12 (class of 2018) cohort for AS level qualifications in all courses currently being studied.

d) details on any subjects offering (or that have offered) students of the current year 12 (class of 2018) cohort the chance to switch from an A2 qualification, to it’s respective AS level qualification.

None of the above figures should include invigilator staffing fees, nor any other administration fees than those payable directly to exam boards for their respective qualifications.

Yours faithfully,
Edward Callow

mailbox, Backwell School, North Somerset

Dear Edward

Thank you for your request which we will respond to in the required time frame.

However please can you confirm that when you refer to the 'current year 12 (class of 2018)' do you mean 'current year 12 (class of 2016-7)' as the 2018 class have not yet started.

Mrs Capel-Davies
On behalf Mrs W Farrier

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Dear Mrs Capel-Davies,

Apologies, I was using the slight americanism of referring to cohorts by their leaving year.
Yes, I mean the current year 12 of the 2016 to 2017 academic year.

Yours sincerely,

Edward Callow