Sixth Form College
Oxford & Cherwell Valley College (OCVC) is very pleased with the results achieved by A-level students.
Our 2012 performance was even better than previous year, with 99.6% of A-level programme students passing all of their A2 exams. 76% of our students have achieved A* to C grades, up 6% on last year. 47% have achieved A* to B, up 7% on last year.
OCVC has A-level centres in both Banbury and Oxford for the dedicated use of A-level students.
You will find all the facilities you need within one location and you will be taught by specialist A-level teachers. OCVC offers a wide range of subjects and our tutors will help you to decide which combination of subjects will be best for you and your future success.
Six key reasons for choosing A-levels at our specialist Sixth Form College:
- Outstanding success rates
- Highly qualified staff who lead and manage subjects
- Specialist staff who are examiners in their course subjects
- Personal tutors and support staff who ensure you succeed
- Dedicated team of people who ensure your successful progression into work and/or your first choice university.
- Varied enrichment programme to ensure you develop the learning skills and get the guidance you need to reach your career or university goals
Applicants for A-levels – notes on entry requirements:
- Applicants will normally have at least 6 GCSEs at grade C or above (including
English language and, for some subjects, maths)
- In order to study some subjects at A-level, higher GCSE grades may be required.
This will include a minimum expectation of a grade B in maths and double science
for students wishing to study A-level maths, psychology or any science subject
- Applicants will be prepared to study for an additional Level 2 qualification in maths
(if the GCSE grade held is below grade C)
If you are interested in an A-level programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider, please contact us with your details.
Your entry requirements will be discussed in more detail at your interview.
GCSEs – full-time programme
This full-time GCSE programme is for 16-19 year-olds who have not achieved the required GCSEs at grade C or above to study on a Level 3 course.
It is an intensive one-year programme which includes GCSEs in double science, maths, English, psychology and media studies. Success allows entry to A-levels and extended diplomas.