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A Levels

A Levels are a great way to prepare for university-level study and we are here to guide you along the way. We will help you towards achieving the grades you need and choosing the university or institution that’s right for you.

You’ll be able to work and complete research in our fantastic Learning Centre. You’ll also meet with your tutor regularly to see how you’re progressing and to help keep your studies well on track.

Our Sixth Form is based at our High Pavement campus in Nottingham city centre. It is fully equipped with everything you need to succeed in your studies – a dedicated team of lecturers, well equipped classrooms, great facilities and strong links with our neighbour, Nottingham Trent University.

High Pavement is a mature and inspiring environment, where you’ll meet loads of fellow students who’ve also chosen A Levels. So, you’ll find you have lots of support and the opportunity to make new friends.

If you’d like to study in the city, in a supportive environment with excellent links to universities locally and nationally, High Pavement is the place for you.

Entry Requirements

Progression ideas for you

There are a number of options for our students after studying A Levels with us. These include: 

  • University
  • Foundation Degrees
  • Employment
  • Higher and Degree Apprenticeships 
  • Gap Year

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A Level Art and Design

If you’re creative, want to improve your artistic practice and enhance your technique in different artistic forms, this course is for you.

A Level Biology

Biology is the study of life in all of its forms. It combines problem solving with practical skills and enables you to develop a scientific approach to the subject.

A Level Business

Whether you hope to one day be Chief Executive of a multi-national company or you’re looking for an A Level that will give you a great understanding of how the world works, Business Studies is a great option.

A Level Chemistry

Chemistry is the study of the composition, structure, properties and change of the matter which makes up our world. You will study the world right down to its molecular and atomic structure, discovering more about the elements and compounds which…

A Level Computer Science

If you like solving problems and have a mathematical brain, an A Level in Computer Science may be just right for you.

A Level Economics

Economics affects everything around us, from the price we pay for a loaf of bread to the likelihood of people we know being in work.

A Level English Language

Studying English language at A Level provides you with a great grounding in the skills you’ll need while you’re studying at this level across a whole range of other subjects, as well as higher study at University and on into…

A Level English Language and Literature

Studying English Language and Literature together is a great combination and one which will equip you with a variety of transferable skills such as; writing, analysis, applying context and reading for meaning.

A Level English Literature

If you enjoy reading, theatre and film, this could be the course for you. You’ll explore different genres and styles of text from comedy to drama, which you will analyse and assess for their cultural and historical significance.

A Level Film Studies

Film is so much more than Saturday afternoon at the multiplex. Films give us a window into historical events, culture and changes in society from the early 20th century right up to today.

A Level Further Maths

This course will broaden and deepen the mathematical knowledge and skills you’ll develop while studying A Level Mathematics.

A Level Geography

Geography is about the relationship between people and the environment, including topical issues such as climate change and globalisation. You will study this course alongside 2 or 3 other A Levels and you will be able to select your chosen…

A Level History

Global history is filled with the fascinating, the gory, the unbelievable and the unthinkable. In this course you’ll look back at some of the major events and personalities which helped to shape the world we know today.

A Level Law

If you are passionate about learning about the way our country is operated from a legal perspective you will love this subject.

A Level Maths

If you have a talent for maths and enjoy solving challenging problems, this could be the course for you. It’s a subject where you’ll gain some great transferable skills such as problem solving, logic and analysing situations, which are…

A Level Media Studies

If you’re interested in how the media shapes our lives and want to create your own productions, this could be the course for you.

A Level Philosophy

This engaging and thought-provoking course helps you to ask and attempt to answer those fundamental questions we often ponder.

A Level Photography

Photography can be provocative, heart-warming, challenging and eye-opening. This course is for you if you want to understand how to use a camera to capture a shot or a scene perfectly in different conditions. You’ll be a creative person, who…

A Level Physics

This is a challenging but very rewarding course for anyone who enjoys problem solving and wants answers to the big questions about space, time, matter and energy.

A Level Politics

Global Politics - democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, communism and republic – how do these political systems work and what impact do they have on citizens around the world?

A Level Psychology

Studying psychology will give you an amazing insight into the human mind. You’ll conduct research, discuss and debate the big issues with your fellow students and discover the work of the great pioneers in the field.

A Level Sociology

Sociology is the study of society and the communities which make up our world. Why do certain groups of people behave in a certain way, how does this impact their lives and who ultimately benefits?

A Level Spanish

This course covers how Spanish-speaking society has been shaped socially and culturally and how it continues to change.

Applied Diploma in Criminology (WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma) - Part of the A Level Programme

The WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma in Criminology is a qualification with elements of psychology, law and sociology that complements many other studies. This is an Applied General qualification, designed primarily to support learners progressing to university or into higher…

Applied Science (Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate) - Part of the A Level Programme

For the first time as part of the A level provision at High Pavement, we are offering a BTEC qualification in Applied Science that can be studied alongside two other A levels.

Core Maths (Level 3) - Full-time

This course is designed for students who are not studying A Level maths but want to continue learning some form of mathematics.

Sport (BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate) - Part of the A Level Programme

This qualification is perfect if you would like a career in a sport and/or fitness-related field, and want to take your studies further, perhaps onto a degree in a wide-range of sport disciplines.

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