Open Evening

The 6th Form Opening Evening took place on Tuesday 25th September. If you were unable to attend, please get in touch and arrange a visit by telephoning Avonbourne on 01202 398451 or email Ms Loughnan on

Course information

Please browse the curriculum section of this website to read about the extensive range of A Level and Btec courses offered at Avonbourne 6th Form College.

A Level & Btec preparation programme

Successful completion of this one year programme is designed to prepare our international students for academic study in the UK and upon successful completion guarantees progression onto a two year A Level or Btec course. The programme is suitable if you do not meet the English language or academic requirements to start these courses immediately.

Entry requirements

To study at Avonbourne 6th Form you will need the equivalent of at least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths. Individual subjects may have higher entry requirements of a grade B, please see the flyers for all subjects offered.
If your country does not have a formal examination structure for your final year at high school, you will need to supply us with formal end of year reports for each of your subjects. You will also need to arrange a Statement of Comparability from Naric. This statement gives details of how your qualifications compare to UK qualifications.

If English is not your first language then you will also need a recent IELTS Certificate (with a minimum IELTS level of 5.5 - 6.0) to begin the A Level and Btec courses. Avonbourne 6th Form has the additional facilities of a superb ESOL unit on site which provides outstanding support to help develop written and spoken English.