Just what lengths would you go to, to make sure you made it to an exam?
One pupil from County Durham was so determined to sit his AS level geography, that he battled through the snow in the family tractor.
Will Richardson even gave his friend a lift.
You can see the full report from Claire Montgomery below.
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