Whilst changes to our education system are inevitable, sometimes it can be hard to keep up with everything that is in the pipeline. The latest proposed A level reforms could cause what has been described as an ‘upheaval’, and could lead to some universities having to review their entry requirements. Should the reforms go ahead, it would mean that AS levels would not count towards final A levels, leaving students who are studying at A level college with the decision of whether to continue with 4 subjects or just focus on 3. How much universities actually value the extra A level remains to be seen.
The following article looks at Cambridge’s stance on the matter, as detailed by their Director of Admissions, Mike Sewell:
Cambridge has it’s say on proposed A level reforms