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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01 September 2015Support FE Colleges with GCSE English & Maths 'Resit Levy' Says Industry Think Tank
20 August 2015GCSE Results: Overall Improvement in English & Maths Grades
04 August 2015bksb's Australian Distributor Visits UK
03 August 2015AELP Release English & Maths Briefing
22 July 2015Education & Training Foundation to Produce Programme of Reform for Functional Skills
20 July 2015The bksb Tour 2015: A resounding success
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
Functional Skills English and maths
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
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
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
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
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