A levels are highly regarded by universities around the world and A level study is designed for able, confident students who aspire to university study.

At NMSC we have two programmes of study available: our A level programme (2 years) leading to A level certification and our Pre-A level programme (1 year) which builds students’ knowledge and skill base in Science, Mathematics and English, enabling students to join our A level programme the following year.

Pre-A Level 1 year programme, AGe 15+

Our Pre-A level programme is designed specifically for non-native English speakers. All students study:

Students will sit accredited examinations in English (PET, FCE, IELTS), Mathematics (iGCSE) and the Sciences at the end of the course.

All Pre-A students are entered for a range of academic competitions including Olympiads and participate in the College enrichment programme, which includes the College Choir & Band, our range of clubs and societies, academic and cultural visits to British heritage sites (e.g. Bletchley Park), and STEM activity days (e.g. Oxford Space Design.)

Pre-A students also develop confidence, public speaking and leadership skills on our bespoke Belgrade Theatre Programme.

A Level 2 year programme, ages 15 – 18

All students study Mathematics and up to 4 other A level subjects selected from:

For international students, English language tuition and support through the IELTS programme is a compulsory component of course.

All A level students are entered for Olympiad competitions and participate in the College enrichment programme, which includes our clubs and societies; academic visits to local universities (e.g. STEM in Action Days at nearby Warwick University) as well as our Oxbridge schedule of events. Students may also choose to join the College Choir & Band.

In A level Year 1, students also develop confidence, public speaking and leadership skills on our Parliamentors Leadership Programme.

Pre-A Level Student Experience

Studying Pre-A courses in:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics, Biology, Chemistry
  • English

Next year, she plans to study A Levels in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.

A Level Student Experience

Studying A Levels in:

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

He aspires to study Computer Science at Cambridge next year.

Former Student Experience

Attained A Levels in:

  • Mathematics
  • Further Mathematics
  • Physics

Now studying Bio-Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.

 

Which is the right programme of study for me?

Our admissions process helps to guide our decisions on the best programme of study for each student. If you are unsure about which programme is right for you or you’d like some further details, please contact our Admissions Manager:

Lara Hoffman, admissions@natmatsci.ac.uk

+44 (0)2475 092 945

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