Over the past couple of years, both the structure and content of A-levels has changed. Here is a quick guide to those A-Level changes. If you can’t find the information you need here or would like to discuss your circumstances in more detail, please contact our Student Adviser Team who will be happy to discuss your options with you.
Yes, but not all at the same time. The A-Level changes have been spread across 3 years.
For first enrolment in 2015
The first exam for these subjects will be summer 2017 for the A-level and summer 2016 for the AS level:
For first enrolment in 2016
The first exam for these subjects will be summer 2018 for the A-level and summer 2017 for the AS level:
For details on subjects not offered by Oxbridge Home Learning, please see Ofqual’s timeline of changes which you can find by clicking here.
For subjects changing in 2015 (Biology, Business Studies, Economics, English Literature, English Language, English Language and Literature, History, Psychology, Sociology), the last exam for the current A-levels is summer 2016. It is possible that there may be a resit opportunity in 2017, but this is yet to be confirmed by Ofqual.
Oxbridge Home Learning will stop taking enrolments between October and December of the year prior to the final exam session, depending on the subject. Full details will be on the subject page on the website from September.
Linear. This means that assessment will take place at the end of the course.
There will still be an AS level, but it will be a stand-alone course and will not count towards the A-level.
There will be a lot of changes, some of these will include:
There will be some changes. Oxbridge Home Learning will offer Chemistry and Physics from Autumn 2015, but will no longer offer English Language and Literature. English Language and English Literature will still be available separately.
You can get further information from Ofqual. We will also make sure that this page is kept up-to-date with the latest information. The course pages on Our Oxbridge Home Learning website will also have information about the final exam opportunities for that subject.
If you would like to talk through these changes or discuss your own requirements, please get in touch with our Course Advice team who will be, as always, happy to help you.