Transferring A Level College
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At Greene’s all tuition is personalised; we first identify each student’s academic goals and thereafter devise a study plan that targets the achievement of those set goals. Whether students want to transfer from AS levels to A levels, between exam boards, or simply continue where they left off at their previous institution, we are experts in designing a programme that suits every A level transfer student with minimum interruption to the ongoing of their studies.
Discover a seamless college transfer experience at Greene’s, tailored to meet your academic aspirations. Join us for a personalised approach to A-Level studies that fits your unique needs.
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Why consider transferring colleges for A levels?
Students may wish to change schools for a number of reasons, including: changes to their location, personal circumstances, or the desire to study a specialised programme, amongst many other good motives. At Greene’s, we recognise that each one of our students are individuals – thus we work with you to create bespoke study programmes, whether online or face-to-face, benefitting your academic goals and personal commitments.
A step-by-step guide to A level college transfers
To transfer from one school to another in the U.K.:
- Notify the current school in writing, stating your intention and providing necessary details.
- Contact the new school for admission procedures and complete required forms.
- Co-ordinate with both schools to facilitate a smooth transition, ensuring the transfer aligns with the new school’s academic calendar (at Greene’s we enrol at any point in the academic year).
- We also recommend reading this webpage by the U.K. government for official guidance.
Continuing your A level studies at Greene’s College Oxford
Our transfer students experience a seamless transition in their studies from their previous schools to Greene’s College Oxford. This is achieved through our Academic Office, who works with you to understand your current level of ability in correlation to your academic goals. We thus produce a bespoke study plan to help your studies to fit into your personal schedule and identify the best possible tutors from our network (of 170+ tutors) to maximise your learning experience. Open lines of communication help to refine your studies over your time at Greene’s.
Start your A level transfer journey with Greene’s College Oxford
The process of moving schools couldn’t be easier at Greene’s. Your full-time schooling can be set up in fewer than three weeks. Get in touch with a member of our team today.
FAQS: A level transfer
Yes, it is possible to transfer schools during the summer in the UK. At Greene’s we enrol throughout the academic year. To learn some more about our educational services, it is best to get in contact with a member of our admissions team:
In the UK, students can generally move schools at any time during the academic year. However, the specific process and availability of spaces may vary. It’s recommended to contact the desired school and local education authorities for information on transfer procedures, availability, and any relevant timelines. At Greene’s, we enrol throughout the academic year.
Transferring schools in the UK may impact UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) applications, as academic references and predicted grades can be influenced by the new school’s assessment. It’s crucial to communicate with both schools to ensure accurate information reaches UCAS. Timely updates and cooperation are essential for a smooth application process. Greene’s Academic Office team will work with you to ensure the smoothest transition possible, and to identify how your UCAS application can be made.
Programmes at Greene’s sixth form college in Oxford are as individual as you are. Whether you choose to undertake individual or small group tutorials, we invite you to lead the discussion. You can enrol at any time, take any A level programme, and progress at your own pace.
Your Personal Tutor works closely with you to manage your progress and keep you on target to achieve academic success. Weekly sessions provide a time to reflect on your learning, raise any concerns, and check in on your personal and academic development.
It’s generally possible to move schools in Year 9, but the feasibility depends on various factors such as school policies, available spaces, and local education authorities. Contact the desired school promptly to inquire about vacancies and the transfer process. Timeliness is crucial to facilitate a smooth transition.
Moving schools in Year 11 could potentially be challenging due to the crucial nature of this academic year, with important exams and coursework. Consider the potential impact on grades and well-being before deciding, and consult with educators and your guardian / your child for guidance. Each student is completely unique in terms of capability, personality, and their academic goals – some may react well with the change, others may struggle. We recommend that you sit down and draw up a list of pros and cons, concluding on the best course of action. Greene’s is always available for consultation; contact us here.
Switching schools for Year 13 (final year of sixth form) is possible but may pose challenges like adapting to a new environment and curriculum. Ensure the receiving school can accommodate your academic needs, and consider potential impacts on university applications. Timely communication with both schools is vital for a smooth transition.
Absolutely. 92% of all A level retakes at Greene’s improve by at least two grades. Visit our A level retakes page to learn more. We also accept students looking to retake GCSEs.
Our full-time tuition fees are inclusive of tuition, academic support, and a holistic extracurricular programme. Learn more below.
With physical campuses in Oxford, U.K. and Estoril and Lisbon, Portugal and an online student body, Greene’s has a vibrant and varied student life. The Student Social Committee forms the heart of the social experience. Learn more below.
Greene’s is a non-selective school (meaning we do not select applicants based on their grades). However, students who have taken tuition at Greene’s in the last academic year (2022-23) have gone on to achieve above the national average in A* and A grades – 42% of grades at Greene’s are A* or A grades.