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A Levels

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A Levels courses

Why choose Mansfield and Ashfield Sixth Form College?

We're based in the heart of Mansfield

With easy access to the town centre, local facilities and our main Derby Road campus, you can enjoy the best experience right on your doorstep.

Our students succeed

Our teachers excel in enabling you to achieve your very best and secure those important high grades.

Our students get into top-tier universities

This includes securing places at Russell Group universities such as Oxford and Cambridge.

You'll have access to great facilities

Besides the facilities on-site you'll have access to the facilities at our Derby Road campus, use of your own free laptop and a dedicated locker.

You'll receive enhanced support

From careers advisors, achievement coaches and the wellbeing team, we are here to support you through anything.

You can enjoy more independence

No more uniforms, no more 'Sir' or 'Miss' knowing teachers on a first-name basis and having the freedom to manage your own studies.

Study A Levels your way with our two study options

Option 1

Choose three A Level courses.

Option 2

Our 2+1 offer, choose two A Level courses and one vocational course (options listed below).

Our 2+1 offer

With this option you simply choose two A Level courses and one vocational course listed below.

The benefits 
  • It’s tailored to suit your strengths
  • You’ll get a real hands-on learning experience
  • Theory plus practical combined gives you more confidence
  • You’ll boost your employability skills
  • You will have the chance to get work placement in a real employment setting.
Our vocational options:

Optional additional courses

Whichever study option you choose, you may also be able to study one of these additional courses which are worth extra UCAS points.

The Extended project Qualification

Worth half the UCAS points of an A Level, this is an individual research project on a topic of your choosing and is highly valued by universities.

Maths - Level 3

An opportunity to develop your maths skills.

Making the most of life at sixth form

Go beyond the classroom with the opportunity to get involved in a range of interesting groups, projects, sporting teams and more. There is plenty to explore and experience.

The Brilliant Club

working with a PHD student to engage in university-level skills.

The Access Project

One-to-one tutorials with industry professionals. View the video and sign up today

Guest speakers

From publishers, to barristers and cosmetic scientists.

Day trip and visits

Jaguar Land Rover, Harry Potter Studio’s Tour, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, etc.

University visits

Including the East Midlands UCAS exhibition.

Oxbridge Medicine and Law Societies

Meet students already enjoying university.

Personal statement

We’re here to help students achieve a competitive UCAS application.

Conservation conscious

A prestigious leadership development programme for young people, in association with Friends of the Earth and SOS-UK. Plan and organise a local community campaign that makes a tangible change for the environment.

Guided Campus Tour

Get a glimpse into the facilities you will be using as an A Level student at Mansfield and Ashfield Sixth Form College.

What our students say

Carla is currently studying three A Levels at the college, Business Studies, English Language and History, she really enjoys the course and the subjects that she has chosen. Once completing her studies with us at college, Carla wishes to go onto university and believes her A Levels will help with this aim.


A Levels news and press

  • A-Level students quiz Shadow Climate Change Secretary

    A-Level students enjoyed the opportunity to quiz the Shadow Secretary of State for Climate Change and Net Zero, Ed Miliband MP, when he visited West Nottinghamshire College’s sixth-form campus yesterday (Thursday 2 February 2023) to engage with the next generation of voters.

    Posted: 03/02/2023
  • Great debates give students powerful voice

    A-Level students at West Nottinghamshire College have enjoyed some great debates over the past few weeks, enabling them to quiz guests from the health, education, and political sectors.

    Posted: 02/02/2023
  • A-Level open event comes to town centre campus

    Mansfield and Ashfield Sixth Form College will be opening its doors to prospective new students at a special open event next week.

    Posted: 12/01/2023

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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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