Progress to Advanced

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If you already have three GCSEs, including English Language, at grades A-C, and would like to study a wider range of subjects in order to develop the skills and knowledge needed for study at advanced level (Level 3) then this course is ideal for you.

Course type


Course length

One year

Required qualifications

Three GCSEs at grades A-C, including English Language, as well as a report from your previous school detailing your attendance, punctuality and commitment to study.

What will I study?

You will choose 4* subjects from the following list:

  • GCSE Religious Studies
  • GCSE Film Studies
  • GCSE Business Studies
  • GCSE Science

*If you have not achieved a C grade pass in Maths then you will be required to study this subject as one of your 4 GCSEs.

Method of assessment

During the course you will be assessed by coursework and examinations.

What will I be able to progress to?

Successful students who pass all of their subjects at grades A-C, and have excellent attendance, will have the opportunity to progress to an advanced level programme of study. A variety of study options will be open to you, including A-level or advanced vocational programmes.