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Advanced Study Programme (Level 3)

You are able to choose an Advanced Study Programme that is individualised to suit your interests and abilities. It will provide you with the knowledge skills and experiences to progress successfully to university, an apprenticeship or employment.

Your Advanced Study Programme (Level 3) will typically consist of 3 core subjects +1 additional option. In the first year this might be an AS course progression option or enrichment such as port, music or drama. 

In the second year your +1 might be a progression option such as The Extended Project Qualification , Arts Award, Core Maths or a Sports Leaders Award.

GCSE qualifications are most suitable for Level 3 study. A lack of GCSE English Language at grade 4 will significantly restrict study programme options. Equivalent qualifications at Level 2 in vocational courses are accepted, provided they are related to the course which has been applied for. However, theses courses are not adequate for entry alone for an Advanced Study Programme and would always need to be accompanied by an appropriate range of GCSEs.

What is an Advanced (Level 3) Qualification

At Godalming College we offer A Levels, Pre-U and BTEC Nationals. They attract UCAS points for university and are useful to provide evidence of advanced level study for employers and apprenticeship providers.

Advanced (Level 3) Entry Requirements

If you achieve at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 you will qualify for study on a Level 3 programme. GCSEs are the most suitable qualifications for study at this level. See individual course for additional entry requirements in some subjects.






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ClassAction

Zero for the Young Dudes

Over 70 ClassAction practitioners filled every space in Godalming College’s Performing Arts Centre to present the inaugural production of the 2018-2019 season. 

Our first year practitioners mixed with some second year practitioners to present their first production – an immersive promenade theatre adventure that presented a new and vibrant theatre form to our audiences.

“Zero For The Young Dudes” an immersive, promenade production re-imagining Alistair McDowall’s  National Theatre play, focused on the inmates at a bizarre summer camp - plotting a revolution. Or had it already happened? Spending a day watching their schedule of exercise, lessons and meals, a long history of unrest and injustice lies hidden, and as the day wears on, a violent future looms large on the horizon. With echoes of The Hunger Games and Lord of the Flies this was a brutal and thrilling start to our Season 1.

The audience heard of the young people’s revolution – fighting for their future, for their houses, health and security; this is quickly blown apart by an army forcing the young people into camps as the audience were set adrift into the government facility holding the youth, where the resistance were hiding, waiting and recruiting. In shadowed recesses of doorways and stair-wells characters wait to tell their story and share their narratives. These small intimate moments are counter-balanced by explosive and dynamic movement sequences and poignant bitter-sweet scenes. Each audience member is issued with a passport, and experiences this production on different journey’s and on different paths depending on their allegiance.

“This is classic ClassAction; we want to celebrate the creative power of collaboration and debate, discussing our world today. We want to encourage the next generation of practitioners. We want new thinking, we want to push boundaries and above all we want to take risks – this has always been our ethos and we work within that framework right from the off ….” Andrew Pullen, Head of Drama

Godalming College

Find out about Godalming College, the Principal Emma Young and what the students think of their experience.