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A-levels

Students can study A-levels in subjects as varied as science and maths through to art and design and media studies.

In 2020, CWA A-level students achieved 100% pass rate, with 80.8% at A*-C grade.

So what can I study?

Choose one A-level subject per block, up to four subjects:

Block 1

Art & Design

A-Level Art will give you the opportunity to explore a wide variety of approaches to fine art. This will include traditional fine art media and techniques such as drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed-media, collage and assemblage, sculptures and ceramics. You will also be encouraged to use photography, digital imaging and editing, moving image and installation.

Criminology

The WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma Criminology (offered alongside our A-Level programme) will help you gain an understanding of Criminology and the study of crime.

Extended Project

The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) is a Level 3 course which is taken alongside the second year of your A-Levels. It cannot be taken in Year 12.

History

Our A-Level in History will teach you how to gather and critically analyse information and sources, sort through facts and draw conclusions, argue your point whilst considering others and illustrate how past events influence what happens today.

Block 2

English Language & Literature

Our A-Level in English Language & Literature will build on your GCSE studies to equip you with the skills needed to explore and critically engage with a wide range of texts.

Maths

Our A-Level in Maths will build upon your GCSE study, enhancing your skills in algebra and functions, equations and inequalities, curve sketching, coordinate geometry, series, calculus, exponential and logarithms, trigonometry and sine and cosine rules.

Sociology

Our A-Level in Sociology will provide you with a sound understanding of central aspects of sociological thought and methods and the opportunity to develop a range of skills.

Block 3

Geography

Our A-Level in Geography will help you develop and apply a wide range of skills and methods to geographical situations, enabling you to effectively collate, represent, quality, analyse, interpret and evaluate information, sources and data.

Applied Law (BTEC)

The BTEC Applied Law Extended Certificate (offered alongside our A-Level programme) will help you gain an initial understanding of the English Legal System plus a detailed study of certain areas of criminal and civil law.

Media

Our A-Level in Media is designed to allow you to explore different forms of the media and to analyse and understand how they are set up and operate.

Physics

Our A-Level in Physics will help build on your previous science study, with problem solving, experimentation and interpreting data.

Block 4

Business

A-level Business Studies will help you develop a critical understanding of business behaviour and knowledge of current business strategies and structures.

Chemistry

Our A-Level in Chemistry will help you build on your previous scientific study to develop and apply skills and understanding in aspects of analytical, organic, inorganic and physical chemistry which are relevant to higher education, research and employment.

Film studies

A-level Film will help you to build on your interest in film and the creative arts, both as audience and creator. It will help you gain an insight into how film is created, incorporating genre and audience.

Sociology

Our A-Level in Sociology will provide you with a sound understanding of central aspects of sociological thought and methods and the opportunity to develop a range of skills.

Block 5

Biology

Our A-Level in Biology will enable you to enhance your previous scientific study, across both theory and practical sessions.

Photography

Our A-Level in Photography will enable you to explore a variety of approaches to photography. You will develop an appreciation of different approaches to recording images, such as observation, analysis, expression and imagination, alongside an awareness of intended audience or purpose of images.

Meet the tutors

Caroline Coase and Tracee Findlater


Claire Scarffe


Karen Lambert


James Knowles


Nicola Lloyd

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We invite you to take a guided tour with us to see the A-level facilities at our King’s Lynn campus.

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