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Alongside their formal A Level studies, students in Year 13 can choose to take an Extended Project Qualification, a research project which is equivalent to half an A Level.

The EPQ develops core study skills which can contribute to a student’s all-round personal development; the most important being independence. Many universities also hold the EPQ in high regard and increasingly make offers based upon success in the qualification. 



Students will be required to:

  • Select an area of interest
  • Create a title and aims of the project 
  • Plan, research and complete the project 
  • Deliver a presentation to a non-specialist audience 
  • Provide documentary evidence of all stages of the project for assessment

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