In addition to their A levels, girls may study the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ); this may be completed in Year 12 or Year 13.

The EPQ is a research based qualification comprising of a single extended piece of work on a topic of their choice which requires a high degree of planning, preparation, research and autonomous work, providing valuable additional evidence for entry to higher education.

The EPQ is the equivalent of an AS grade, but has the added advantage of being able to obtain the A* grade. It is a qualification highly prized by universities.