6 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A-C) in academic subjects, although some subjects may require grade 9-6 (grade A-B). If you haven’t taken traditional qualifications, or have not studied in the UK, we may be able to offer you a place based on performance in an entry test. To progress from AS to A Level, students need a minimum of grade 3 (grade D) in AS. A satisfactory reference may be required.
This programme is suitable for students who wish to study a range of different subjects and intend to progress onto A2 Levels and into higher education.
If you wish to study a range of different subjects and intend to progress to higher education, this course is for you. We have some of the highest value-added of sixth-form/FE colleges in the UK.
All students will study for AS Levels in the first year of their A Level course. Students normally take three subjects.
The AS (Advanced Subsidiary) Levels are composed of exams which are taken in May/June. To complete a full A Level, a further year of study is required, and the new reformed qualifications are assessed through terminal exams, covering work from both years, taken in May/June. There is a coursework component in some subjects.
A very high proportion of our A Level students progress to university, including Oxbridge and prestigious Russell Group Universities. Depending on the grades achieved, students can progress onto a university degree or a Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC / Level 5 HND course at a higher education institute.
Achieving good grades at A Level improves your chances of obtaining better training, apprenticeships and job prospects
Last updated: 31 October 2018
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