WHAT WE OFFER

A-LEVEL OR (I)GCSE RETAKES

Cherwell College offers comprehensive and highly effective retake courses for A-Level and (I)GCSE students. These courses are delivered as either one-year programmes or accelerated booster courses which range between one to two terms.

ONE-YEAR RETAKE COURSES

Where a student has fallen short of their targets by more than one grade, the issue is usually a combination of insufficient understanding of the content and it is advisable to revisit and review the entire syllabus addressing areas for improvement.

One-year courses offer the additional benefit of enabling the College to oversee and support the university reapplication which is of particular benefit to students applying to competitive courses.

The main intake happens in September and January, however, where lessons are delivered on a one-to-one basis: tutor-student, it is possible to join at any point in the academic year, subject to availability of places.

Duration: 1 academic year i.e. 3 terms or extended to 4 terms (including summer months).

ONE OR TWO-TERM BOOSTER COURSES

Some students only need to re-sit specific units to secure their target grades and in this case a short retake course, focusing primarily on examination technique and practice, will often be sufficient, enabling students to concentrate on specific areas for improvement in the subjects they are resitting.

The main intake happens in September and January, however, where lessons are delivered on a one-to-one basis: tutor-student, it is possible to join at any point in the academic year, subject to availability of places.

Duration: 1 to 2 terms, depending on requirement.

HOW WE TEACH

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We strongly support and believe in the unique development of each individual, and strive to ensure that all of our students achieve their fullest potential by providing a positive learning environment that encourages confidence, discipline and ability to think independently.

Our Ethos

Cherwell is one of the few remaining pre-university colleges in Oxford which continue to preserve the very best the British education system has to offer – the tutorial.

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Student stories

Everyone’s educational path is different. We meet with every student and discuss their aims, ambitions, struggles, and strengths in order to map out a route through education that is best.

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Life as a Cherwellian

Life of Cherwellians is always busy and full of quintessential Oxford experience. By attending Cherwell College, you will be part of a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

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Interested in attending?

If you are interested in applying to Cherwell College Oxford, you may do so by submitting an enquiry form through our website, specifying your full name, date of birth, contact email address, contact telephone number as well as provisional programme choice (e.g. A-Level, GCSE, etc.).

Our Admissions Secretary will contact you shortly after to advise further on the application process and entry requirements for your chosen programme of study.