Excellent news from our GCSE student, Zuhayr

Friday 10th July 2020 /
“A great way to express your sense of responsibility and hone your subject based knowledge with study skills” We have seen many people that are full of knowledge but cannot express it in the right manner. Teaching is one of the best ways to learn how to hone your explanatory read more...

Looking to study A-Level Art?

Sunday 31st May 2020 /
The assessment criteria for A-Level Art are firstly - recording the ideas, which basically means annotating or writing down ideas using a sketchbook as an evidence of a candidate’s research. The second step is exploring those ideas, the more inventive, the more creative the candidate is the higher the grade read more...

Oxford Tutorial

Thursday 12th December 2019 /
Cherwell College Oxford is a wholly independent, pre-university college which has managed to maintain the very best the British education system has to offer – the tutorial. Since its establishment, the College has been committed to delivering bespoke educational provision for students aged 12-19 via the quintessentially Oxbridge tutorial method read more...

What's Next for Lunar Exploration?

Friday 23rd August 2019 /
Recently the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon. We asked Cherwell College's Physics tutor Gerrard Daly for his opinions on what the next fifty years might hold for lunar exploration: I think that Lunar exploration is about the get underway again after a fifty-year break. read more...

Why You Should Retake A-Levels

Monday 12th August 2019 /
If you didn't achieve your predicted grades in your exams, there are many reasons why retaking your A-Levels might be the best option for you - our Senior Academic Advisor Alan Carter breaks them down below:   Changing Examination Boards Each examination board has a different approach, emphasis, and style read more...

Meet Our Summer Programme Team!

Friday 9th August 2019 /
Our Summer Programmes for 2019 are almost here! We have an experienced team of staff and tutors who are busy planning for our students - read more about some of them below: Simon Simon Howard is a screenwriter, director, lecturer and journalist. His training was at Drama Centre, London, the read more...

Student Story: From Summer Programme to University

Wednesday 31st July 2019 /
Julia is a university student who started attending Cherwell College Oxford's Summer Programmes from 2012, and is returning this year to the Summer Programme to work as a student leader. Read about her Summer experiences and how they helped her to develop: What can be better than immersing yourself in read more...

Student Story: My NASA Experience

Thursday 25th July 2019 /
Victoria is an A-Level Physics student at Cherwell College Oxford. Recently she took part in a NASA course - this is her story: This summer I had an AMAZING experience which I decided to share with you. As part of the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award I took part in read more...

Why Study at Cherwell College

Friday 15th February 2019 /
Interested in September 2019-20 enrolment? Please contact us today at secretary@cherwell-college.co.uk Or see more on our blog https://www.cherwell-college.co.uk/~Two-things-to-ask-every-school read more...

Why study science

Thursday 14th February 2019 /
  Whether you have an aptitude for  Medicine or you are inclined to Engineering, the thinking skills you acquire through the study of science are second to none. As Professor Bernard Shaw is quoted as saying ‘All problems are finally scientific problems’.  A human being is born with an inquisitive read more...

Why Study Sociology

Sunday 16th September 2018 /
Sociology Article   Many people have heard of sociology but people are often unsure as to what it actually is. On a simple level, sociology is the study of society and group behaviour. We want to understand how the interactions we have with one another shape our behaviour and our read more...

Be alert to Higher Education advertising!

Tuesday 14th August 2018 /
The week of Clearing means that we see lots of adverts from universities fighting to get their institution into the heads those who will be looking for alternative options come results day. London Metropolitan University has a poster in today’s Metro that reads “ 96.7% of our graduates progress to read more...

6 possible outcomes of A Level results day...

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 /
and the options available to you I remember the day I collected my A Level results as if it were only yesterday. My mum was awake earlier than usual and busy cleaning the kitchen - she said she needed to do something to distract her from the anxiety. I laughed read more...

5 tips for securing a place at university

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 /
Just under 560,000 people applied through the UK’s main university admissions system UCAS by mid-January 2018. So what can students do to be competitive? Here we list five things to consider: 1. Choosing the right subjects at school Some degree subjects require particular A Levels. For example the UK’s most read more...

What is it like to be a boarder?

Thursday 17th May 2018 /
Whilst leaving home can be difficult for many students and being apart from children can be equally tough for parents, there are a number of advantages to boarding.   For the student it provides a chance to explore areas of interest outside academic study. For instance many schools offer afternoons during read more...

Two things to ask every school

Thursday 17th May 2018 /
Selecting the right school for your child can be a daunting task. There are thousands to choose from, each promising different locations, courses, teachers and outcomes. This week, Cherwell College offers its perspective on what parents should be looking for in any school. Look for value-added League tables are often read more...

The benefits of studying Humanities

Thursday 17th May 2018 /
Are social sciences a waste of time and money? Many believe that this is the case and that degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics are more likely to lead to a higher earning job and greater success in a world that is becoming increasingly technological. But this is simply read more...