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 19 year history, over 25 million learners have benefitted from our easy-to-use online assessments and learning resources.
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21 August 2014GCSE Results: Increased Variance but Stable Averages
31 July 2014New Ofsted Chairman Announced
15 July 2014Nick Boles replacing Matthew Hancock as Skills Minister
15 July 2014Cabinet reshuffle sees Nicky Morgan become the new Education Secretary
03 July 2014School leavers to be forced to retake GCSE English and maths if they achieve less than a C Grade
30 June 2014New A Level to Raise Maths Standards
16 June 2014Celebrations begin for Adult Learners' Week
10 June 2014Ofsted to make unannounced visits to schools
09 June 2014bksb show off their skills on the field
05 June 2014Government to pilot new funding model for Apprenticeships
22 May 2014The Department for Business Innovation and Skills, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Deputy Prime Minister's Office visit bksb
30 April 2014Employers to Rate Skills Training and Education
Our outstanding fully-hosted online platform
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
In my opinion, bksbLIVE is the best online functional skills system in the market.Geoff Cox, TFT Training & Qualifications
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
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
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