Choosing your child’s education pathway can be difficult, especially if you have chosen to home educate.  Pembrokeshire College Online offers a full range of guidance and support to help you understand the GCSE and A-level options available and to help you choose the correct fit for your child’s education.

Our team of Education Coordinators are here to help, and offer a wealth of knowledge and experience supporting leaners and families in their home education journey. Pembrokeshire College has been delivering learning online since 2011 and with 10 years experience in teaching children at home, we will support you at every step and help you to choose subjects to study which compliment each other, answer questions regarding coursework or practical sessions and help you to understand the exams process and ensure your child is registered to sit the correct exams at the end of their course.

Application Support


Choosing course subjects can be fun, but also a little bit daunting when considering subjects which your child may not have studied before, that’ where the team at Pembrokeshire College Online are here to help. Whether you want to know a bit more about Biology or are considering Computer Science, our knowledgeable team will be able to discuss each of our courses in detail to ensure you are aware of everything included in the course, as well as what will be expected of your child as a learner!

Is there coursework, how many exams are there, do I have to attend a practical?
These are all very common questions which almost every parent (and child) asks before choosing which subjects to study. Our team are here to answer these questions and help you to choose the courses which are going to be the best fit for your child.

Due to our extensive links with UCAS and many of the top UK universities, we are able to advise which courses compliment each other and satisfy requirements for various career paths, if your child has their sights set on becoming a Vetrenerian or a Computer Games Designers, we are able to help them choose the correct courses to give them access to the best courses in the best universities in the UK.


Applying to University can be a very challenging and time-consuming task for any student. Pembrokeshire College Online offers a full range of University application support from predicted grades right through to practice interviews and entrance exam preparation. Pembrokeshire College has extensive links with UCAS and all UK universities, and will support your child with their application to a UK university.

What are UCAS Tariff points?
UCAS Tariff points translate your qualifications and grades into a numerical value. All A-level qualifications have a UCAS Tariff value, which will vary dependent on the grade achieved.

How are UCAS Tariff points used?
Some universities, colleges, and conservatoires refer to UCAS Tariff points in their course entry requirements, but this doesn’t mean they won’t consider qualifications that don’t appear on the Tariff – so make sure you check the course entry requirements carefully!

UCAS Support
All A-level programmes from Pembrokeshire College Online include UCAS support, including predicted grades and tutor references. There will also be an opportunity to attend an online UCAS workshop, designed to help you and your child understand the application process and ask any questions which you may have.


As a general rule, nobody likes tests or exams, but they are a part of everyday life!

All of our online courses are assessed by exams which much be sat in person at a registered exam centre on a specified date and time. The team at Pembrokeshire College Online will explain the examination process and guide you through the steps required to register your child for their exams at a local examination centre.  If your child’s course includes a coursework component or requires attendance at a practical workshop, the team will inform you of the requirements and support and assist you to ensure the relevant paperwork is complete and that everything is in order.

Pembrokeshire College is a registered examination centre too, so we are always up-to-date with the latest news and information from all of the major UK awarding bodies, ensuring the information we are providing is always current and correct.


While is it your child that will be attending lessons, completing homework and preparing for exams, we know that you may need support as a parent too! Pembrokeshire College has supported hundreds of families who have been home educating their children for many years who are now looking for help and support for GCSE and A-levels, we are here to help!