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I love the college and the tutors – they got me the grades I needed! I decided to leave school to do my A Levels as I felt college was a better option to fulfil my ambition of becoming a midwife. My two sisters have studied their A Levels here at the college and my brother studied engineering. They all did really well and have gone on to great things – my one sister achieved a first at university and is now an editor, my other sister has just been accepted to become a paramedic and my brother is completing his apprenticeship. I would definitely recommend the college as there is loads of support. My school told me that at college I would just be a ‘number’ but that’s not true. The college really cares about its students. Ellie Mann achieved ABB at AS Level in English Language, Sociology and Psychology and is progressing with the college to complete her A Levels.

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Disclaimer The information in this guide was accurate at the time of its publication. While we take every care to ensure that the information is as accurate as possible, we reserve the right to close or not run classes if enrolment numbers are not educationally or economically viable. Large print and PDF versions of this publication are available upon request. Please contact us on 01902 836000. Credits Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com

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Why choose us?

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Additional Learning Support

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A Level Course Information

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Access to A levels

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Higher Education

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How to Apply

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#DOMORE WITH A LEVELS With a range of A Levels on offer – many of which are different to those on offer at school – you really can #DoMore at college! We can help you study the subjects that interest you and the combination that best suits your plans for your future career. You’ll also have access to wvSixth – our own sixth form centre which is solely for our A Level students and is full of computers and places to relax. Achievement rates are high, and many of our students go on to university or into employment.

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A Levels are the right route for you if…  You prefer exams to coursework  You’re good at revising  You can work on your own initiative and are self-motivated  You like to learn about theories, ideas and facts  You enjoy reading and carrying out research  You are well organised when planning work and meeting deadlines  You want to study three subjects  You’d like to progress to university


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The teaching at the college was very, very good and I would certainly recommend students to study here. I originally wanted to do paramedic science but since I was good at chemistry, I’ve decided to pursue a career in pharmacy! Levi Jones achieved an A* in Chemistry and grade As in both Politics and History and secured a place at the University of Birmingham to study Pharmacy.

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WHY CHOOSE US?

DEDICATED Whatever your aspirations, we’ll equip you with the skills and attributes to progress. The majority of our A Level students secure places at their first or second choice universities and we also provide wideranging opportunities for career progression through apprenticeships.

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SUCCESSFUL Our A Level students have an excellent track record. Our 2018 results saw a 96% achievement rate overall. There were 100% pass rates in 11 subjects.

INNOVATIVE Our A Level portfolio includes subjects which may not appear on conventional school timetables. It paves the way for exciting study combinations.

FORWARD THINKING We offer clear progression routes to take you where you want to be. Throughout your time with us, you’ll have a personal tutor to encourage and motivate you, keeping you on track.

WELLCONNECTED We boast strong links with leading universities and over 1,000 employers, which means our courses are always upto-date and relevant.


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HELPFUL Our Student Hub team will ensure you get the most out of your time at college, with all the advice you need about applying, financial support and enrolling.

AWARD WINNING We hold Quality in Careers Standard accreditation and the IAG Matrix Award, recognising the quality of the careers guidance we offer.

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ENRICHING We’ll enliven your studies with new opportunities – from work experience and fundraising to community projects.

CELEBRATING We’ll always take pride in and celebrate your achievements especially during our end of year Student Celebration event and on A Level results day.

ENTERTAINING Studying with us will transform your social life. Welcoming and friendly, we have a diverse but close-knit student community and an array of entertainment led by our dynamic Students’ Union.

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The tutors are really supportive and helpful; I would recommend this college. I would say it’s better than sixth form in my opinion. I always wanted to study psychology and sociology as it applies to real life and I really enjoy learning about life. I’d like to pursue a career in criminal investigation in the future. Anisha Sahota achieved grade Bs in Psychology,  Sociology and English Literature and is now studying Psychology & Sociology at Aston University.

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#DOMORE WITH OUR HELP… #DoMore with careers advice A Levels…then what next? Higher education… college or university? Get a job… what about an apprenticeship? So many choices but which route is right for you? Speak to our award-winning careers guidance team who will be able to help you make the right decision for you. Even if you don’t have a clue what you want to do in the future, they’ll still be able to help. Book a slot to see them by calling 01902 317689 or email careersguidance@wolvcoll.ac.uk

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#DOMORE WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT Age 16-18? All our courses for 16-18-year-olds are fully funded meaning they are FREE! You may also qualify for a travel pass, lunch card for free college meals, printing credit and support with educational visits and equipment, based on a household income of £25,000 or less per year. Age 19-23 and studying for your first Level 3 and below course? Financial support may be available if your household income in £25,000 per year or less and the course is eligible for funding. Age 19+ and studying at Level 3 or above? You could be eligible for a student loan to help you access the financial support you might need to study for a qualification. You do not have to start paying back the loan until you are also earning over £25,000 a year, with payment not being taken until the April following your course end date.

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ADDITIONAL LEARNING SUPPORT Additional Learning Support is here to help you #DoMore

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If you have a learning difficulty and/or disability and need a bit of extra learning-related support, our Additional Learning Support team can help you reach your full potential.

What are the minimum entry requirements? Whilst successful candidates may have a wide range of different GCSE grades, the college minimum entry requirement is for at least 5 GCSE subjects at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including maths and English.You will also need to meet any minimum entry requirements that in some cases apply to individual subjects (these requirements will be discussed at interview and are available

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on our website). Qualifications such as BTECs will be considered when deciding whether an offer will be made, however they do not form part of the minimum entry requirements. What is the interview like? All interviews are conducted in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Interview questions are structured to enable our staff to learn more about your strengths and ambitions, whilst also ensuring your subject choices support your long-term ambitions. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and learn more about college life. How many A Levels can I take? Most students taking A Levels choose three subjects and will commit to these courses for the full two years. This is because all A Levels are now

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two-year linear courses. Our most able and ambitious students (usually with at least five grade 7s at GCSE) may wish to study four subjects at A Level. These students must commit to four subjects for the full two years.

Group university, you should read the ‘pathways’ advice offered by this group of top universities.

How can I find out more about what the college offers? Come and see us at an open event to see what the college environment is How can I find out which like, meet the tutors, see our facilities combination of subjects will and find out more about the subjects best support my future aims you are interested in.You can also and aspirations? • If you have a certain career or degree meet with our careers team if you feel in mind, do some research online to that you want a little more help with choosing your options. (Check out the find out which subjects provide the best foundation for this – or you can open event dates on the back cover) talk to our extremely knowledgeable How do I apply? staff at an open event. Go to www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/apply • If you are uncertain, you can keep and select A Levels from the drop your options open by selecting down menu. Check out all the details A Levels which are highly regarded of how to apply and the process on for their academic rigour and the transferable skills they help you develop. page 38. • If you are considering a Russell

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This is a great college with really supportive tutors who guide you through the course and help you achieve your dreams. I’m really happy with my results and I’ve been accepted at Manchester University to study law and politics. A Level Student Alek Vidanovic scooped three As in Business, Politics and History.

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A LEVEL COURSE INFORMATION

A Level Art................................................................16

A Level Environmental Science.............................24

A Level Biology.........................................................17

A Level History........................................................25

A Level Business.......................................................18

A Level Law...............................................................26

A Level Chemistry...................................................19

A Level Mathematics...............................................27

A Level Dance...........................................................20

A Level Physics.........................................................28

A Level Drama and Theatre Studies....................21

A Level Politics.........................................................30

A Level English Language........................................22

A Level Psychology..................................................31

A Level English Literature......................................23

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ART This A Level will prepare you for your future as one of the next generation of artists and designers. This course offers you the opportunity to explore a wide range of practical media, technical methods and a variety of theoretical ideas that are central to art and design in its contemporary context. It provides an intensive and realistic experience in a range of specialist areas and is organised in such a way that you are encouraged to build upon your previous experience while developing new skills, knowledge and understanding of your personal practice. This course will give you experience as you may have the opportunity to study different art and design disciplines including 3D design, visual studies, textiles, illustration, photography, print making and graphic design. Each term you will work on a number of assignments and exhibit your practical work around the college with an end of year final exhibition in the city centre. You will take part in practical workshops, lectures, debates, gallery visits and independent research. You will learn new skills and develop experience in a number of specialist techniques and approaches from an experienced and dedicated tutor, together with a range of guest speakers. We will develop your creative potential while improving your understanding of visual communication. You will train in our dedicated facilities which include dedicated 3D, graphics, fashion and print making studios together with a range of classrooms and facilities on campus available to you including digital recording studios, TV studios and editing suites. Your tutor is active within the art and design industry and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to call upon enabling you the best opportunity to progress in your chosen career. 16


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BIOLOGY Biology happens all around us and governs who we are. As you understand it more, you can appreciate how much every bit of our lives depends on our understanding of this. By taking biology you develop some very useful skills that can be applied well outside of the subject discipline; these include problem solving, numeracy and practical skills as well as developing a broad scientific background. As a result it is a highly respected and useful qualification for higher education and employment in a wide range of areas. During this course you will study: cells, exchange and transport, molecules, biodiversity, food and health, communications, homeostasis, and energy, control, genomes and environment and practical skills in biology. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in a whole range of science related careers from laboratory work, research work to engineering, dentistry, pharmacy and medicine.

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BUSINESS Business makes the world go around, and whatever your chosen career, you will inevitably require some knowledge of business. If you have ambition, if you wish to join a global company, or one day start your own business then this A Level is the right choice for you. A Level Business is an inter-disciplinary subject that brings together the study of marketing, finance, human resource management and operations. We investigate entrepreneurs, leadership and organisational culture along with the external business environment including economic factors and globalisation. You will use current case studies of real life business to which you will be able to apply the concepts and theories that you learn. If you would like to learn a subject that is interesting, alive, always changing and full of surprises and in the news every day - and has relevance to all our lives, then choose business! During this course you will study: what is a business?, managers, leadership and decision making, decision making to improve marketing, operational, financial and human resource performance, analysing the strategic position of a business, choosing strategic direction, strategic methods and managing strategic change. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in finance, marketing, accounting, civil service, education, human resource management, operations management, banking and retail.

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CHEMISTRY Are you keen to learn more about what we and our world are made of and how they fit together, or do you want to find how we can improve things, develop new materials for the future, help find new cures and push the boundaries of technology further? Do you enjoy analysing and solving problems? Do you want a rewarding and challenging career? Then chemistry is right for you! Chemistry happens all around us and it governs who we are. As you understand it more, you can appreciate how much every bit of our lives depends on simple chemical processes. By taking chemistry you develop some very useful skills that can be applied well outside of the subject discipline; these include problem solving, numeracy and practical skills as well as developing a broad scientific background. As a result it’s a highly respected and useful qualification for higher education and employment in a wide range of areas. During this course you will study: physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and practical skills. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in a whole range of science related careers including laboratory work, research work, engineering, dentistry, pharmacy and medicine.

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DANCE If you want a career in the world of dance - either as a performer, choreographer or critic – this A Level will give you theoretical and practical experience and enable you to develop dance appreciation skills though the analysis of professional work, as well as gain an understanding of the historical and cultural context of dance, dancers’ physiology and the rehearsal and performance process. You will develop technical skills in choreography and contemporary dance performance, engage in critical thinking about dance practice and gain an understanding of the art of choreography, the significance of professional dance works, the inter-relationship between the creation, presentation and appreciation of dance works, and the development of dance in an artistic and cultural context. The course also promotes creativity, fitness and wellbeing and as you become more of an accomplished performer your confidence, self-esteem and team working will develop too – giving you the necessary skills and experience to study dance at a higher education level or embark on an exciting career in the arts.

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DRAMA & THEATRE STUDIES Whether you want to be a performer, designer, director – or a combination of all three – this course will ignite and engage your creativity, passion and interests and expand your theatrical skills as you learn through experiencing, creating and analysing theatre. You will explore drama as a practical art form, analyse texts, work independently to create your own drama performance and apply your knowledge of the process of creating and developing drama and theatre to your own work. The course emphasises practical creativity alongside research and theoretical understanding and will enable you to focus on either performance or design (set, sound, lighting, costume or puppetry). You will explore the relationship between theory and practice in a range of theatrical styles and historical, social and cultural contexts which will enable you to make informed artistic choices. In addition, you will develop as an independent learner, critical thinker and effective decision maker – all attributes that will make you stand out as you progress to a higher level of education and apply for jobs in the future.

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE Are you interested in the way English language works? Are you curious to find out how and why new words are formed? Did you know that the origins of many of the words we use today such as coffee, chocolate and potatoes come from South America? Are you keen to learn more about the way toddlers acquire language and learn to develop their vocabulary? Why is ‘m’ the first sound babies utter – and no, it is not because they spend most of their time with mum! In our study of English Language we explore peoples’ attitudes to accent and dialect, gender roles and ethnicity. You will explore how language is used to represent celebrities or social groups in the media – essential knowledge if you are not to believe all you read in the press! During this course you will study: seeing through language, the language of representation, language explorations-language variation and change-language discourses, language interventions and investigations. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in marketing, journalism, speech therapy, primary and early years teaching, secondary education and lecturing.

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ENGLISH LITERATURE Do you love the arts and have a passion for reading? Then this is the right course for you! A Level English Literature - from its study of Shakespeare plays to the modern novel - explores all aspects of the human condition. The historical context in which the texts are set often influence the characters’ responses to love, politics, nature and the world in general. Did you know that English literature explores, from its earliest form, the psychology of the mind and provides an insight into the societies from the time they were written? It is an exciting subject that encourages you to explore stories and narratives from different eras. It is a well-respected subject and welcomed by all universities and employers in all career paths. During this course you will study: literary genres (aspects of tragedy or comedy), texts and genres (aspects of crime or political writing) and theory and independence. While you are on this course you will have the opportunity to visit National Theatres, The Globe, The Tower of London and A Level student conferences. We also have guest speakers who we invite in to college to enhance your learning. These have included the world expert on English language David Crystal and visiting authors and actors. 23


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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE If you are passionate about the sustainability of our planet and what we can do to protect it for future generations, the A Level in Environmental Science will enable you to study the living and physical environment and work scientifically to develop an understanding of how different events and cycles within the environment interrelate. Environmental science is a holistic subject with many interconnected systems and processes where a change in one process many affect many others and you will learn how this can influence subsequent environmental events, the human impact on these events and cycles, and the strategies that can be used to minimise the problems caused. You will develop an understanding of how human society relies on natural systems for resources and life support systems, how living organisms interact with each other and their environment, how human activities are interconnected with physical processes, and how these systems should be used to formulate strategies and propose changes in society that would produce sustainable lifestyles.

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HISTORY Are you passionate about discovering how the world today has developed? Are you interested in analysing events from the past and hoping to improve the future? Then this is the right course for you! A Level History brings together the study of history, culture, politics, economics, sociology and psychology. It is an exciting subject that encourages you to question events of the past and to draw your own conclusions. As part of your course you will learn about how Lenin came to power in Russia, how Russia became the dominant force with which we are familiar today, the birth of the teenager in modern Britain and whether the swinging sixties really deserve that title. History is a well-respected subject and welcomed by all universities, while the skills you learn are highly valued by employers in all career paths. During this course you will study: Tsarist and Communist Russia 1855-1964, the making of modern Britain 1951-2007 and complete an historical investigation. Some of our past students have progressed on to study history at Queen Mary’s London, history and politics at Cardiff University, philosophy at the University of Warwick and history at the University of Wolverhampton.

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LAW If you are interested in discovering how the law works, this A Level will develop your knowledge and understanding of the English legal system. You will learn about different areas of law, including criminal law, human rights, contract law and tort law, as well as society from a legal perspective, the rights and responsibilities of individuals and how law connects with business, economics, history, politics and technology. You will develop analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills through the application of legal rules, and an understanding of legal methods and reasoning. You will learn how to analyse scenarios by identifying key facts, construct clear, concise and logical legal arguments using appropriate terminology and referencing legal rules, and critically evaluate legal issues by identifying different perspectives and viewpoints. You will also further develop your academic, communication and team working skills and the course will prepare you for progression to a higher education qualification or university degree and a future career in the legal profession.

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MATHS Are you passionate about exploring mathematical ideas and methods, including calculus and trigonometry, and understanding how to construct logical arguments? Are you interested in learning more about the power and wonder of algebra? Then this course is right for you! Maths can be used to model and simplify many aspects of the situations we encounter in everyday life, from the distribution of heights in the population to the mechanics of the operation of a lift. Maths is an A Level entry requirement at university for all sorts of subjects, while the skills you will learn will make you more desirable for almost any job! In fact, careers in finance, computing, engineering, and business are all crying out for people with maths qualifications, while studies have shown that people with a maths A Level tend to earn more on average than people without it. During this course you will study compulsory units of core (pure) maths, decision maths and statistics. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in pure and applied sciences, engineering, computing, economics, business, actuarial work or social sciences.

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PHYSICS Physics is arguably the most exciting part of all science and technology. It looks all the way from the inside of atoms out to the whole universe and in between. It covers such things as mechanics, optics, waves, materials, particle physics, fields, electricity, radioactivity and energy. An understanding of the concepts in physics leads some way to understanding nature itself. It is the glue that holds the other sciences together. Physics is playing an important part in the development of telecommunications, medical diagnosis, space exploration, manufacturing and countless other applications, both in industry and the home. During this course you will study: measurements and their errors, particles and radiation, waves, mechanics and materials, electricity, further mechanics and thermal physics, fields and their consequences and nuclear physics. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in research and development, scientific laboratory work, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. Some of our past students have progressed on to study physics at Imperial College, London, and Birmingham University, optometry at Cardiff University, engineering at UCL, electrical engineering at Aston University, medicine at Keele University and veterinary science at the University of Middlesex. 28


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I left sixth form at school to come to college as I wanted a more adult environment and the college had better facilities than school.The college is great and the lecturers are always on hand to help. I have always wanted to join the Royal Navy and with these results I can! A Level student William Sims achieved grades B in Maths and Physics

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POLITICS A Level Politics is an inter-disciplinary subject that brings together the study of history, economics, sociology and psychology and covers UK politics and the UK government, and how these compare to the political system in the USA. You will learn how the government in Britain works and the role of the prime minister and the cabinet, as well as gain an understanding of political parties, electoral systems, voting behaviour and the media. You will investigate the advantages and disadvantages of ‘first past the post’ and proportional representation, look at the impact of the Human Rights Act and European Court of Human Rights on the British political system, examine the differences between capitalism, communism and fascism, and gain an understanding of how it is possible for extremist governments to be voted into power. Throughout the course you will also develop confidence in critical thinking, communicating your views and arguing a case - all skills that will be of benefit when you progress to a higher level of study or gain a job in your chosen industry.

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PSYCHOLOGY The study of the mind and how people and animals behave is an exciting and ever advancing science. This A Level will teach you about how people interact, how memory works, the influence of the unconscious mind and the relationship between biological processes and psychological functions. It is an ideal complement to anyone studying a physical science, and will prepare you for a wide range of careers. During this course you will study: social psychology, cognitive psychology, biological psychology, learning theories, clinical psychology, criminal psychology and child psychology. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in teaching, human resources, police force, counseling, probation services, social work, marketing and nursing.

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I am so happy with my results. The college is really good and the tutors are extremely helpful and encourage you to do your best. I enjoy college life and making new friends. The college has high standards and is equally as good as some of the top sixth forms – I would always recommend the college. A Level Student Sophie Cartwright

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SOCIOLOGY Studying sociology offers insights into social and cultural issues. It helps you develop a multi-perspective and critical approach to understanding issues around culture, identity, religion, crime, childhood and social power. More than once during the course you’re bound to ask yourself the question, “why have we developed like this. Poverty, ignorance, crime, injustice... shouldn’t we have left them in the Stone Age?” Over a two year period you’ll cover a spectrum of topics including: education, families and households, crime and deviance, and beliefs in society, which, between them, will help you make sense of the society we live in and understand the culture and identity issues which affect us all. The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in social work, psychology, nursing or medicine. The subject is also useful in a number of other careers, like marketing, advertising, PR, journalism, law, teaching and the caring services. While you are on this course you will have the opportunity to visit the UCAS conference in Manchester or Liverpool, the University of Wolverhampton and the ‘Behind Bars’ conference – a conference with ex-convicts.

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ACCESS TO A LEVELS Are you interested in studying A Levels but haven’t met the entry criteria? Then this is the right course for you! Access to A Levels will give you the opportunity to study a range of GCSEs including English and maths, with the intention of progressing onto the college’s A Level programme. The Access to A Levels programme intends to open doors to further and higher education while allowing you to study a range of subjects and develop a broad skills base. We are the only college in the West Midlands that offers a programme like this! During the course you will study: • GCSE English • GCSE maths • Science GCSEs (including biology, chemistry, physics and psychology)

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I progressed to the Access to A Levels course after doing my GCSEs at school and it prepared me well for the next level of study. We studied maths and English, as well as chemistry, physics and psychology, which gave me a taste of the subjects I could study at A Level. College teaches you what you don’t learn at school, you’re treated as an adult by tutors and are in a class with others who want to learn rather than just being there because they have to be. I feel very accomplished that I’m now studying for A Levels in history, psychology and sociology and I hope to go to university to study for a degree in psychology in the future. Zoe Blackford, aged 17.

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A lot of our students progress to university but did you know that you can get a higher level qualification at college? The college offers HNCs, HNDs and foundation degrees for you to progress after your A Levels and with all of these qualifications you can go on to university and top-up to a full honours degree.

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Why study Higher @wolvcoll? Studying at college is no different to studying at university. There are no up-front costs and you can apply for a student loan to cover the cost of your course which you don’t have to pay back until you’re earning over £25,000 a year.

Our HE staff are all highly qualified with professional experience in their particular subject area and smaller classes and learning groups mean they can focus on you more and help you reach your maximum potential.

We know what employers want from our students and we work with them to develop our courses. We also have links with top local and national employers including the BBC, Moog, Express & Star and Jaguar Land Rover.

We have brilliant facilities on your doorstep – our HE Study Zone is for our HE students and is equipped with excellent IT facilities, comfortable social learning spaces and dedicated catering facilities.

Save money! Studying HE at college can be a more affordable option than university. And by staying local you’ll save money too!

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June 2019

The Skills & Apprenticeship Show Thursday 4 April

Open Evening Wednesday 8 May 4-7pm

Open Day Saturday 29 June 10am-2pm

July 2019

August 2019

September 2019

Results Day Careers Advice and enrolment

Enrolment and start of term

Visit us >>> meet tutors to discuss your course options • talk to our award winning careers team about your future career • meet our students and find out what college is really like • see all the facilities available to you as a WolvColl student.

Apply >>> Apply at one of our open events or online at any time www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/apply

Enrol >>>

Interviews >>> After you have applied we’ll invite you in to meet with our admissions team

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Visit us! www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/events

APPLY Apply online at www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/apply or by visiting one of our open events.

INTERVIEW After you have applied we’ll invite you in to meet with our admissions team who will talk to you about your plans for the future to check that the course you’ve chosen is the right one for you. If you’re unsure of your options, then we’ll arrange a meeting with the careers guidance team.

YOU’RE IN! At the end of the interview, and if you’re happy with the course options selected, you’ll get a conditional offer for your place at college.

ENROL Before you start your course you’ll be invited to enrol. This is when you can bring any evidence required to support your enrolment such as exam results and you’ll also be able to complete any other paperwork such as applications for financial support. Then you’ll get your college ID badge which means you’re officially a WolvColl student! 

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OPEN EVENTS Wednesday 8 May 4-7pm Saturday 29 June 10am-2pm PR, WR & MO The Skills & Apprenticeship Show Thursday 4 April 2019 Dunstall Park Racecourse

OUR CAMPUSES Next Steps Careers advice and guidance if you’ve just received your GCSE or A Level results. Thursday 15 August 10am-2pm Friday 16 August 10am-2pm Thursday 22 August 10am-8pm Friday 23 August 10am-2pm PR only Enrolment Once you have your exam results come along to enrol: From Thursday 22 August PR, WR & MO

Paget Road Campus (PR) Paget Road Wolverhampton WV6 0DU Wellington Road Campus (WR) Wellington Road Bilston WV14 6BT Entrance postcode: WV14 6RN Metro One Campus (MO) Bilston Street Wolverhampton WV1 3AH

   Book your place at www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/events

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