A-Level Reform Update

A Level Reform

With the second wave of linear A Levels starting in September 2016, the following subjects are now all following the linear route

  • Art and Design
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Dance
  • Drama and theatre
  • Economics
  • English language
  • English literature
  • Geography
  • History
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology


Fairfax has taken the decision, in line with other Sutton Coldfield schools, that Year 12 students who have chosen any of these subjects will undertake the AS qualification in the first year and move to the A Level course after the AS examination in May 2016.