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18 Month January A Level Course

David Game College is one of the few colleges in London to provide an 18-month A level course, which allows students the opportunity to start the course in January, studying AS units through to June (second of five terms), and the A2 component from September through to June of the following year.

The College is particularly skilled and experienced at delivering such courses and our teachers are used to accommodating the needs of students whose circumstances make a September start difficult.

From January to June, students complete the AS level qualification for each subject, and will normally have up to 8 hours per subject. The teachers at David Game are all experienced in understanding and communicating exactly what is required by the examiners in order for top grades to be secured. They provide students with past exam papers, model answers and examiners' reports. This holistic approach optimises the student experience at the College. The level and depth of A2 learning requires students to build upon the concepts learnt previously at AS level.

The College has a Director of Studies whose dedicated role is to assist students in securing the course and university of their choice. Our Director of Studies provides guidance on courses available at suitable institutions and helps students in the preparation of their UCAS application. Furthermore, guidance is also provided on interview techniques and preparation for any necessary aptitude tests, for example UKCAT, BMAT or LNAT.

In short, the 18-month A level programme has all the benefits of a full 2-year programme, but has the necessary flexibility for students unable to commence as A level programme in September for whatever reason. For example, if you started an AS or A level course at another UK school or college in September but you are now considering a change our 18-month programme could be the perfect solution for you. These courses are tailored to take into account that five terms (as opposed to six) are spent covering the complete A level without compromising the quality or intellectual depth of learning and studying required.

Subjects available at A level:

Subject Board AS Level Code A Level Code
Accounting AQA 1121 2121
Art & Design (Fine Art) AQA 1202B 2202B
Art & Design (Photography) AQA 1206F 2206F
Biology Edexcel 8BI01 9BI01
Business Studies AQA 1131 2131
Chemistry Edexcel 8CH01 9CH01
Computer Science AQA 7516 7517
Drama* OCR H059  
Economics WJEC 2131 3131
English Literature OCR H071 H471
Film Studies**      
French Edexcel 8FR01 9FR01
Further Mathematics Edexcel 8372 9372
Geography Edexcel 8GE01 9GE01
Government & Politics Edexcel 8GP01 9GP01
History Edexcel 8HI01 9HI01
Mathematics Edexcel 8371 9371
Music**      
Philosophy AQA 2176 2176
Physics AQA 1451 2451
Psychology AQA 1181 2181
Sociology AQA 1191 2191
Spanish Edexcel 8SP01 9SP01
Textile Design* AQA 7244 N/A

*AS level only 

**Subjects marked with two asterisks are new and will run according to demand

Other subjects, for example, foreign languages, are available on request, normally through private tuition.

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