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9 Westbrook Court

Sharrow Vale Road

Sheffield S11 8YZ

 

English & Maths

 

We offer courses and tuition at reasonable prices for both subjects so you can study for a qualification at level 1 or level 2 accredited by OCR.

Level 2 is equivalent to GCSE grades A-C. We can offer exams for these qualifications at various times during the week.  For advice on courses or to book an exam please contact the centre.

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Citizenship - Life in the UK Test

Sorry our contract to run these exams will end on 29th August - No further testing is available in Sheffield. Candidates must travel to Manchester or Bradford

 

Preparation for the Test

From September 2014 we will be offering training courses for test candidates. This training will be conducted by our current test invigilators who are qualified teachers and have 8 years experience of running the Life in the UK tests at our centre.  We have run over 30,000 citizenship tests at our Sheffield centre. Call 07704 238438 for more details.

Click here to try the Official Practice Test

This is our official page for Knowledge of Language and Life in the UK. From 28th October 2013 this is a two part requirement: Details 

• Pass the Life in the UK Test

And 

• Have a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or an equivalent level qualification. (Available at our centre)

Applicants see:  http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/britishcitizenship/

Here are some useful contact details:

Information about Citizenship Applications

Information about Settlement (Indefinite Leave to Remain) Applications

Booking the Test - Sorry no further tests are available in Sheffield

When you feel you are ready to book go online to www.gov.uk/life-in-the-uk-test  You will need your identification, a credit card and an email address. When booking the test it is advised you do so at least two weeks before you would like to sit the test. You may not sit the test within seven days of a booking being made. This allows you time to study. The test costs £50 which must be paid at the time of booking.  If you are not sure whether you have to take the test or not, contact the Immigration and Nationality Enquiry Bureau on 0870 606 7766.

Before taking the test, we recommend that you study the book "Life in the UK - A Guide for New Residents". 3rd Edition. There are additional support books; "Official Practice Questions & Answers" and "Study Guide" All of these books can be bought from our centre.

Arriving to Take the Test & Directions

Directions to test centre by bus: Please take the 22 (every 10 mins) and ask the driver to let you off at Washington Road which is half way up Cemetery Road. You will need to walk up the remainder of Cemetery Road.

Take the 3 or 4 (hourly) and get off at the Stag public house on Psalter Lane. Our building is the other side of the mini roundabout.

Here are some pointers for your test day:

The Test

There are 24 multiple choice questions, of which around 17 or 18 must be answered correctly for a pass. The test is computer based. You will get your result straight after the test. The test certificate is valid for life. You will be able to practice using the computer before the test and you will be able to choose various screen fonts and colours to help you read from the screen better. You will be able to listen to the questions being spoken and the possible answers (in English only) by using headphones. Full guidance is available on the test website www.gov.uk/life-in-the-uk-test

Rebooking or cancellation of the test

You can change you test date by going online to the test website. If you do this more than 7 days before your test there is no charge. If you cancel within 7 days or do not show up for the test you will lose your £50 test fee and will have to re-book and pay again. If you have made errors in the details you used to book the test then you will be able to change these up to 7 days before the test.

Revision Book & Guide

The book "Life in the UK - A Guide for New Residents" can be bought from our centre. We also sell the official Home Office revision guide that includes test questions.