The leading specialist in GCSE and Functional Skills Solutions
bksb® is the UK's most popular online GCSE and Functional Skills Solution. Last year, over 1.2 million individual learners used bksb to improve their skills in English, maths and ICT. In our 20 year history, over 20 million learners have benefitted from our easy-to-use online assessments and learning resources.
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30 June 2015Tough exam targets for 'coasting schools'
03 June 2015bksb welcome High Commissioner of India, His Excellency, Mr Ranjan Mathai, to their Head Office
12 May 2015What Will a Conservative Majority Government Mean for Secondary Education?
30 April 2015Difficulty in Recruiting English & Maths Staff Expressed in ETF Survey
21 April 2015Functional Skills Success Rates Released by Skills Funding Agency
25 March 2015Education and Training Foundation Report shows Functional Skills are Valued
11 March 2015FE Week Reports on The Skills Conference 2015
06 March 2015The Skills Conference 2015 attracts 400 education professionals
16 February 2015bksb Selected as Education Resources Awards 2015 Finalist
03 February 2015Time of Transition Reflected in Ofsted Ratings
02 February 2015Ofqual set to Improve Functional Skills' Quality and Assessment
30 January 2015Twice as Many Schools not Reaching Government Benchmarks for GCSE
Functional Skills English and maths
Our outstanding fully-hosted online platform
ICT Initial Assessment and Resources
Our range of products
- Our outstanding range of products will enable your learners to improve their English, maths and ICT skills.
- Our core products include Initial Assessment, Diagnostic Assessment, Learning Resources, Skill Checks and Revision Scenarios.
- We also offer a range of additional products such as ESOL- Initial and Diagnostic Assessments and Vocational Learning Resources.
Our upcoming events
As well as supplying leading software solutions, we also pride ourselves on hosting training events and conferences which truly support you, your colleagues and learners. View all events
bksb has enabled the effective testing, tracking and progression of a large cohort of students. It is accessible and easy to manage.Catherine Murphy, Fullhurst Community College, Leicester
bksb Initial & Diagnostic Assessments offer us a crucial platform which informs us of our learners' individual needs.Mark Stewart, East Durham College
In my opinion, bksbLIVE is the best online functional skills system in the market.Geoff Cox, TFT Training & Qualifications
I find your product essential for identifying the skills gaps for our students, it allows staff to plan for specific needs, students to achieve and make progress.Susan Halton, Bolton Youth Challenge
The bksb Support Team are responsive and friendly. They've made it easy getting to grips with the bksb system.Lisa Westray, Haringey Sixth Form Centre
I am delighted with the overall functionality of bksbLIVE. It provides exactly the service we require and our learners enjoy using the system.Edward Jones, Cymru Care Training Limited