Courtney College is able to accommodate private candidates who wish to sit the Cambridge IGCSE and A/AS Level examinations. Our ability to assist such candidates is based on the number of students writing the Cambridge International Examinations in a given sitting.
What is a private candidate?
A private candidate is a student who would like to sit the Cambridge International IGCSE or AS/A Level examinations, but are not students of Courtney College.
When are the examination sittings?
Cambridge International Examinations present two examination sittings per year.
- May / June
- Oct / Nov
What are the deadlines for applying as a private candidate?
Candidates wishing to sit the May/June examinations must have completed the application process before the 1st of February.
Candidates wishing to sit the Oct/Nov examinations must have completed the application process before the 1st of August.
What are the costs?
Courtney College charges a non-refundable administration fee of R2500 per candidate. On completion and acceptance of the Private Candidate application form an invoice will be issued. This fee must be paid before the 1st of February for students sitting the May/June examinations or before the 1st of August for students sitting the Oct/Nov sitting.
- IGCSE: R2000 per subject
- AS Level: R2500 per subject
- A Level: R5000 per subject
- Practical Subjects: R3000 per subject
Examination fees must be paid before the 10th of February for students sitting the May/June examinations or before the 10th of August for students sitting the Oct/Nov sitting.