25 June, 2019
Maybe you’ve just finished your GCSEs and have decided to enter the brave new world of Philosophy at A Level. It might feel both exciting and a little daunting to be beginning a brand-new subject in Year 12, rather than continuing one, such as Physics or English, that you’ve studied for some years.
12 March, 2018
Ed Richardson (Keystone's Director of Education) talks to David Hargreaves (former head of Sixth Form at Westminster School) about deciding which A Levels to study. David has over thirty years experience advising students on A Level choices and university entrance.
28 July, 2017
What is it and why have many schools adopted it? The Cambridge Pre-U was launched in 2008 and is an equivalent course to the A Level studied in the final two years of school. It aims to offer more depth than the A Level and prepare students more appropriately for university.
17 June, 2016
Many parents are often stuck between choosing A-Levels or IB for their child. Here is a nifty table that clarifies the key differences. A-Level IB Course Length AS Levels are a one-year standalone qualification. A Levels are a two-year standalone qualification.
13 August, 2015
‘What did you get?’ is a simple enough question but it is often loaded with anxiety and uncomfortable to answer. I remember my own A Level Results day well: My closest friends and I decided we’d meet at school to collect our results and then open them together.