The general entry requirements are five GCSEs graded 9-4, including English and maths (or equivalent) and two additional GCSE qualifications at grade 9-4 or BTEC equivalents. Grade 4 is equivalent to a grade C. Please note, some subjects will have specific requirements, please contact us directly for further information.

A Level Course Offer

Art, Craft & Design

Hone your artistic skills with this comprehensive A level course which will give you grounding in the fundamentals of Art, Craft & Design. At the end of first year you will specialise in your chosen field of Photography, Fine Art, Graphics, Textiles or 3D – allowing you to focus on two main projects in the second year.


A level Biology is designed to develop an understanding of various key biological systems. These systems include the components of cells, the molecules which make up living organisms and the reactions between them. It also compares the systems found in plants and animals which are necessary for life.


A level Business Studies is about understanding how businesses start and how they succeed by adapting to an ever-changing world.


The study of chemistry is driven by the desire to explain the behaviour of the materials around us. You will study in our specialist laboratories, developing a greater understanding of the general principles of chemistry and of a discipline that remains at the forefront of scientific development.

Computer Science

A level Computer Science focuses on the skills and techniques of computing. It teaches you how to program in a technical programming language, whilst developing a range of computing skills and knowledge ready for progression to higher education or employment.

Core Maths

Core Maths is a one year course that allows you to retain, expand and develop your knowledge and skills from GCSE, as well as giving you the opportunity to study and apply new Level 3 material.

English Language

You will study a range of language topics and learn how to analyse different texts, including conversations generated by modern technology. The course covers thought-provoking topics such as gender, accent and dialect, and occupational English.

English Literature

A level French will teach you how to analyse complex literary issues with the help of important critical ideas and theories.

Film Studies

Film Studies is a lot more than ‘just watching films’. It involves adopting a critical perspective that allows you to view a variety of other genres through a fresh pair of eyes.


A level French will teach you how to analyse complex literary issues with the help of important critical ideas and theories.

Further Mathematics

The skills gained from studying a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subject at A level (or degree level) are in demand by employers.Graduates from STEM subjects earn on average 5% to 10% more than those who studied other courses.


Geography is the study of Earth’s landscapes, people, places and environments, bridging the social and natural sciences. A level Geography develops an understanding of a wide range of physical and human geographical issues such as globalisation, inequality and climate change.


This course introduces you to some of the most important subjects and problems in British and European economic, political and social history over the last 200 years. It’s a great way to understand how the world we live in has evolved and provides fantastic opportunities for you to build your own arguments around the interpretations of our past.


Studying A level Law provides you with the opportunity to gain a real insight into our legal system – the framework that underpins our society – and how this affects ordinary citizens. You will gain an understanding of where our laws come from and how multiple legal cases reach a verdict.


A level Maths provides you with a thorough grounding in the mathematical tools and techniques that are applicable to multiple maths-focused roles in the workplace. The modern world needs employers with an advanced level of mathematics skills, and maths is essential to the continued development of our increasingly technological lives.

Media Studies

We live in a media-saturated world, where every waking moment is either influenced or documented by the media – from TV to popular social networks. A Level Media Studies helps you develop a critical understanding of how the media not only acts as a form of entertainment, but as a means of worldwide communication and representation.


A level Music nurtures your musical ear and ability, providing you with the skills and knowledge required to create captivating compositions and performances. You will have the opportunity to cultivate your talent as a solo performer or aspart of an ensemble, whilst gaining practical and theoretical understanding of musical techniques and devices.


The word ‘philosophy’ means ‘love of wisdom’, which is exactly what this course will give you. As a Philosophy student, you will study four major areas of philosophical thought, including epistemology (theory of knowledge) and moral philosophy, which considers the ethical theories coined by major philosophical thinkers and applies them to real life scenarios.

Physical Education

A Level Physical Education is a dynamic course that blends academic assessment with physical performance.You will develop theoretical knowledge of changes within the body before, during and after exercise. The course also provides practical insight into sports performance, and gives you the opportunity to coach in sport and explore the impact physical activity has on life.


Physics is an exciting subject which aims to explain how things work, from the smallest of particles to the vastness of galaxies and the universe. With this A level you will develop skills in physics, maths, technical writing, observation, measuring instruments, research and independent work.


Politics explores debates on political and social issues, current affairs and how decisions affecting society are made. You will gain an understanding of how democracy works in the UK and how it could be improved. You will also analyse the views of different political parties, individuals and groups.


Psychology is the study of the human mind and behaviour. It explores key societal questions, such as why we conform to rules or obey authority figures. A level Psychology develops your knowledge of psychological approaches, theories, concepts and methods, along with how the science of psychology works. You’ll explore case studies, learning how to draw parallels between the findings. You will also be introduced to important issues and debates that relate to contemporary psychological topics.

Religious Studies

A level Religious Studies allows you to explore and debate a wide range of key topics, including the nature of God/gods, life after death, challenges posed by science, and the nature and role of religion. You will also delve into vital philosophical issues such as arguments for the existence of God, the nature of evil and suffering, religious experience and language, miracles and the nature of the self.


A level Spanish will teach you how to analyse complex literary issues with the help of important critical ideas and theories.

Hybrid Course Offer

Our hybrid course offer of two A levels and one vocational course is designed to be an ideal spring board to high-quality HE courses, providing specialist content and supporting progression on to further study. If you are interested in this course offer, please speak to us directly either by email, phone or by visiting us at an event.