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A-Levels (Full-Time)

Courses starting September. Call 01539 814700 for details.

Kendal College success rates are consistently amongst the top 6 percent in the country. We have an excellent track record of students achieving their first choice university and our students are fully prepared and know what to expect from university life upon leaving the College.

Our new University Hub reinforces our support, bringing together learning materials with study spaces for our A-Level students. Our tutors are highly experienced with valuable professional experience.

What are A-Levels?
A-Level or ‘Advanced Level’ is one of the next qualifications after GCSE level and is typically studied over a two-year period. At Kendal College, A-Levels can be combined with professional and technical courses (e.g. Engineering Extended Diploma & Maths A Level) or up to four subjects can be studied on a stand alone basis.

What are AS-levels?
Like A-Levels, AS Level or ‘Advanced Subsidiary’ Level is one of the next qualifications after GCSE level and again is typically studied over two years. An AS Level is made up of three units and an A Level is made up of six units. Students taking as AS Level in year one can then progress to an A2 level in year two, which when combined, make up a full A-Level. AS Levels were introduced to provide students with more choice in subjects as they can typically study up to five subjects in the first year.

A/AS Level courses we offer include:

- Accounting (AS & A2)
- Art & Design (AS & A2)
- Biology (AS & A2)
- Business (AS & A2)
- Chemistry (AS & A2)
- Computing (AS & A2)
- Dance (AS & A2)
- Economics (AS & A2)
- English Literature (A Level)
- English Language (A Level)
- French (AS & A2)
- Further Maths (AS & A2)
- Geography (AS & A2)
- History (AS & A2)
- Law (A Level)
- Mathematics (AS & A2)
- Music (AS & A2)
- Philosophy (AS & A2)
- Photography (AS & A2)
- Physics (AS & A2)
- Politics (AS & A2)
- Psychology (AS & A2)
- Sociology (AS & A2)

Please see the course information for the individual subjects for more information.

An Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) may be undertaken as part of A-Level study to help showcase academic skills for university applications.

Do you a have a career / industry area in mind? Would you like to combine academic learning with practical experience? Then why not combine A-Levels with professional & technical study? This will offer valuable practical work experience with academic qualifications, enabling you to progress to university or employment. For example, you could study Performing Arts with an English A-Level, Health & Social Care with Biology A-Level, Engineering with Maths A-Level etc. If you are interested in this package, please discuss this with our tutors at an Open Evening or when you come for interview.

How will I be assessed?


Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or 4) in any examined subject. Must include English Language and Maths.

NOTE: Some subjects may also require a specific GCSE grade in a related subject area.

Please see individual subjects for more information.

Adult fees


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