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Pre-A Level Diploma

Our Pre-A Level Diploma is designed to foster a love of learning and develop the academic skills students need through full immersion in a UK boarding school.

Qualifications achieved in the Pre-A Level year:

  • The Rishworth Diploma
  • IELTS certification
  • GCSE in native language
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • Level 2 Additional Mathematics
  • Higher Project Qualification
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award

What we provide...

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • IELTS training and preparation
  • Individual Research Project
  • Presentation skills and public speaking
  • Cultural Studies and Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics 
  • Scientific and Digital Literacy
  • Business and Enterprise projects
  • Art and Design projects
  • Sports (including Swimming, Dance and Fitness)
  • Badminton and Football Academies
  • Wellbeing, Personal, Social and Health Education
  • Enrichment & Extension programme of clubs, trips & activities
  • Full Boarding on main school campus in historic buildings

What we expect...

  • an excellent attitude to learning, inside and outside the classroom
  • motivation, honesty, humility and resilience
  • the desire to set challenging targets and seek to improve
  • self-reflection and hard work, enabling progress towards A Level study
  • full commitment to the aims and ethos of the School
  • aspirations to contribute to the full life of the School
  • the desire to develop as a person and world leader

For further information, to arrange a Skype interview or to make an application, please contact