Access to A Levels – Science Pathway

Course Code: GLEVP
Learning Aim Code:
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Duration: One Year
Campus: Paget Road Campus

Is this the right course for me?

If you want to do A Levels but haven’t got the right grades for the subjects you want to study then this is the course for you!

The Access to A Levels programme will give you the opportunity to study a range of GCSEs, including English and maths, so that you can progress to the college’s A Level courses next year.

The programme enables you to follow one of two pathways – humanities or science – depending on the subjects you wish to study and will open doors to further and higher education opportunities or progression to university.

What will I learn?

During the course you will study:

  • GCSE English
  • GCSE maths
  • Science GCSEs (including biology, chemistry, physics and psychology)
  • What skills will I gain?

    By studying this course you will:

    • Learn about the English language
    • Develop your understanding of writing techniques
    • Learn how to interpret information for different meanings
    • Functional elements of maths
    • Nature of science and scientific processes
    • Relationships between hypotheses, evidence, theories and explanations
    • Observational, practical, modeling, enquiry and problem solving skills
    • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in group activities
    • Problem solving
    • Analysis and evaluation skills
    • How will I be assessed?

      All GCSEs are assessed through exams and controlled assessments.

      What can I do next?

      Successful completion of the course will enable you to apply for the college’s A Level programme

      What are the Entry Requirements?

      To access the course you will require four GCSEs at Grade D or above (including English and maths)

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