A Level Curriculum

Small classes, rigorous academic teaching, close monitoring and individual Tutoring give Felsted Sixth Formers the best chance of success in their chosen academic programme. Specialising in four subjects at AS Level and three or (for high achievers) four at A2 gives Felstedians the opportunity to focus on in-depth study in their specific areas of academic interest and these can be combined to create a programme tailored to the individual. 

At least 25 subjects are offered at AS/A2 Level with unique combinations to suit Felstedians’ individual interests and abilities.

Sixth Form provision at Felsted is designed to:

  • ensure a broad and balanced education, both in terms of the academic curriculum and co curricular activities
  • challenge and stimulate students 
  • be responsive to individualacademic needs
  • prepare students for further education and employment
  • develop reflective and responsible students, equipped to become fulfilled and positive members of their communities

Royal Results for Felsted’s A Level Students - 2014

Felsted pupils gained a royal set of A Level results in 2014, despite the National concern that A Level results are on a downward trend. Felsted maintained the high standards that saw the achievement of pupils graded as ‘excellent’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate last September. A third of all results were at A* or A and 11 students achieved straight As or better. 22 students (over a fifth of the cohort), achieved 2 As and a B or better, ensuring a place at one of the country's top universities.

Three students achieved places at Oxford and Cambridge:
Eliz Peck, age 18, from Black Notley, gained an impressive 3 A*s and has met her offer to read History at Trinity Hall, Cambridge Dan Benson, age 18 from Danbury, secured 2 A*s and an A to read Physics at St.Catherine’s College, Oxford. Hugh Evans, age 18 from Wickhambrook,  achieved 1 A* and 2 As and will read Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at Balliol, Oxford.

  • 98 students took A Levels at Felsted in 2014
  • 10% achieved A* grades
  • 33% achieved A* and A grades
  • 60% achieved A* to B grades
  • 78% achieved A* to C grades
  • 99% achieved A* to E grades

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