Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019

Wednesday 27th February 2019 /
Traditional Chinese food, freshly prepared and served to celebrate the year of the pig 2019  A really enjoyable evening was had by all at Cherwell House. Cherwell College Oxford  read more...

A visit to Trinity College and grounds

Wednesday 6th February 2019 /
A visit to Trinity College and grounds       The day started with a lovely 5 minute walk to Trinity College from Cherwell house.    Trinity College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. The college was founded in 1555 by Sir Thomas read more...

We welcome students from Zibo at Cherwell College Oxford

Tuesday 5th February 2019 /
Following our trip to China in November we welcomed students from Zibo school at Cherwell College Oxford Our alumni students very happily supported  the Open Day at Cherwell College capturing a unique Oxford enrichment experience for A level and IGCSE prospective students from China We introduced the Ashmolean Museum. Home for read more...

C S Lewis house

Saturday 26th January 2019 /
Our students enjoyed a trip to C S Lewis house and were treated to a talk in the evening about the Narnia books. read more...

We welcome back our students in for Hilary term 2019.

Wednesday 9th January 2019 /
Being in the heart of Oxford, Cherwell students take advantage of the sunny days, like today, to absorb the history and beautiful architecture. Today they learnt about suffragettes (displayed in the Western Library) and Oxford matriculation in the Sheldonian Theatre and many other interesting characteristics about Britishness.   read more...

Gala Dinner

Friday 14th December 2018 /
Our recent news from Gala Christmas Dinner 2018!   Happy Days to All from Cherwellians!   Merry Christmas and Happy New 2019 Year! read more...

English Through Art, by Dulcy Lott

Friday 23rd November 2018 /
Myself and a group of students embarked on a wonderful walking tour around Oxford. I showed them most of the hot spots. Such as; the Bodleian library, the Radcliffe camera, Oxford's castle quarter, the covered market and so on. While we were walking around Oxford we were taking photographs, discussing read more...

Parliament Week 2018

Friday 16th November 2018 /
As part of Cherwell College’s participation in Parliament Week  #UKPW18  our students held Hustings for an election next week, with three principal candidates – Ivan an Independent, Harry for The Labour Party, and Kamil for the Conservatives.   The standard of presentations was high:  policies were put forward on Nuclear read more...

The past few days were very busy at Cherwell College

Tuesday 13th November 2018 /
Every year Cherwell Students have a unique experience working together with undergraduates from Oxford University running the Inter-Varsity Debate Competitions at our central location – St George’s Mansion Well done to our fabulous students who took part in this year's Oxford Inter-Varsity Debating Competition hosted by the world renowned Oxford read more...

Debate workshop at the world famous Oxford Union

Thursday 8th November 2018 /
On Friday the 2nd of November, Cherwell students had the pleasure of attending a debate workshop at the world famous Oxford Union. The Oxford Union Society, commonly referred to simply as the Oxford Union, is a debating society in the city of Oxford, England, whose membership is drawn primarily from read more...

Students enjoy a trip to a trampoline park

Friday 12th October 2018 /
  On Saturday the 6th of October our students visited Rebound Revolution Trampoline Park, in Bicester. Katie, our Head of Boarding, told me, it was a rainy day on Saturday and so, the indoor park was the perfect escape. All of the students had great fun, and it was an read more...

Current Affairs Club

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 /
Every fortnight : Cherwell Students interested in Politics Philosophy and Economics will meet to discuss:                 . Why Liberalism Matters                 . What lessons should we learn from Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith   Follow us to learn more about Reinventing Liberalism in 21st century. read more...

A Season of Professorial Talks at Cherwell College has started!

Tuesday 2nd October 2018 /
A Season of Professorial Talks at Cherwell College has started “The Road to Serfdom in 21st century” The talk referred to Magna Carta (1215) and the US Constitution and discussed liberalism and freedoms, both Locke, Mill and Isaiah Berlin. In the case of 'The Road to Serfdom' by Friedrich von read more...

Students visit one of England's most famous castles!

Saturday 15th September 2018 /
Our students enjoyed a great day out at Windsor castle last week. The weather was good and the students not only allowed to soak up the history but also enjoyed archery. Windsor Castle is famous for being a royal residence, but even although the students did not get a chance read more...

Welcoming our 2018 students!

Wednesday 12th September 2018 /
We are delighted to welcome our 2018 GCSE and A Level students from across the globe! Michaelmas Term kicked off with a tour of Oxford and a talk by an Oxford University student on the benefits of the Oxford Union to which all our students have membership.  We look forward read more...

Summer school roundup

Wednesday 29th August 2018 /
Throughout August we have welcomed students from a range of countries to experience what it is like to live and study in Oxford. Students enjoyed a mix of academic lessons, including Economics and English as well as workshops in study skills and debating. During the afternoons we explored areas of read more...

Exploring Oxford as part of Cherwell College's Summer School

Tuesday 14th August 2018 /
As a part of our eclectic Summer programme, the students of Cherwell College have the opportunity to enjoy an array of enrichment activities. This Monday, the students enjoyed a lovely walk and picnic in the tranquil Christ Church Meadows for lunch. This open space, unparalleled in natural beauty within the read more...

Gala Dinner for our 2018 Leavers

Tuesday 19th June 2018 /
What a year it's been! From debates to field trips, from badminton to chess club, our students have been busy. And all that is on top of the rigorous tuition we provide here at Cherwrell College - small groups supported with one-to-one teaching to ensure students get the very best read more...

Getting students ready for Oxbridge applications

Monday 4th June 2018 /
One of the reasons students choose Cherwell College is due to our high level of expertise when it comes to university applications - including to Oxford and Cambridge. Many of our tutors are past students of Oxford and are well placed to support individuals with their applications.  On top of read more...

Celebrating Oxfordshire Art Weeks

Thursday 31st May 2018 /
As part of Art Weeks in Oxford, Cherwell College Artists presented their work to the visiting guests at our open event on Saturday.  Their art work has been influenced by David Hockney, Gursky, McQueen and others. This was a brilliant exhibition followed by an inspiring and captivating  talk from our read more...

A talk by Oxford University on the threat of a new trade war

Wednesday 30th May 2018 /
With an increasingly protectionist agenda of US trade policy and an erosion of the importance placed on diplomacy, could we be heading for a trade war between the major economic powers? This was the topic for discussion at a brilliant event hosted by the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford read more...

Chess continues in between revision!

Thursday 24th May 2018 /
One way of relaxing in between revision might be to watch some TV or take a nap but not for these students who decided it better to keep the brain active with a few games of chess! Check out more of our regular activities here:  https://www.cherwell-college.co.uk/Clubs-and-activities  read more...

Sunday Cycling!

Monday 21st May 2018 /
The sun was shining in Oxford this weekend and to take advantage we hired some bikes and enjoyed the warmth, the countryside and of course each other's good company. For some this was even their first experience of cycling in the UK!  Back to Recent News read more...

Garden games and BBQ at Cherwell House

Thursday 17th May 2018 /
The perfect break from revision - a quality BBQ (including delicious homemade burgers!) and garden games. There was a great tournament of the classic Swingball (Harry safely won) as well as plenty of laugher and relaxation. Thank you to our chefs for the great food! Back to Recent News read more...

A talk on 're-framing the concept of failure'

Wednesday 9th May 2018 /
Last night students enjoyed a talk from  Oxford Scholastica Academy  on the how to re-define the concept of failure. Many students are scared of failure. And in many ways they are right to be - after all, if they fail exams then they can't progress to the next stage of read more...

A talk on making better decisions in risky situations

Saturday 28th April 2018 /
Thank you to the team at the Maths Institute for a brilliant exhibition including a great talk on statistics and how to make better decisions in risky situations.  In addition to the talk students were able to spend time in the main hall discovering more about History of Maths  During read more...

Lord Lexden Presents Award to Cherwell student

Monday 23rd April 2018 /
Lord Lexden Presents Awards to 41 Outstanding Students, including Wenxi from Cherwell College! At the annual CIFE Academic Awards Ceremony held at the House of Lords last Wednesday, 18 th April, Lord Lexden presented awards for academic excellence to forty-one students who achieved remarkable A-level and GCSE results last summer.  read more...

End of term dinner

Monday 9th April 2018 /
​It was great to celebrate the end of term with a good dinner and party. Thank you to all our staff and students for all the success over the last few months! Back to Recent News read more...

Sport at Cherwell College

Thursday 29th March 2018 /
This term our students have enjoyed regular sporting activities including badminton, football, swimming and running. An active body encourages an active mind! Back to Recent News read more...

Students against the master chess champion!

Friday 23rd March 2018 /
During lunch our students have been enjoying games of chess and Chinese Chess. There was even a match against our Maths tutor, Mark Hannon  who has won competitions in the game...Mark held his own on this occassion too! Back to Recent News read more...

Intellectual Cherwell Challenge

Monday 19th March 2018 /
In preparation for the forthcoming  Intellectuals Challenge   competition at Cambridge, our students ran an engaging discussion group covering a wide range of topics including Philosophy, Literature, Science and Economics.  At Cherwell College we are passionate about the study of the Humanities and philosophy in particular and are proud of read more...

Skills gained in excellent masterclass

Tuesday 27th February 2018 /
​On Monday 26 February we were delighted to welcome Cassandra from Young Enterprise Oxfordshire and her team of volunteers to run a workshop on employability to a number of our Year 12 and 13 students. The day started with looking at various brands and asking the question ‘how would you like read more...

We hear from the new High Sheriff of Oxfordshire

Monday 26th February 2018 /
  Cherwell enjoyed an excellent talk last week from the newly elected High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Richard Venables. He did point out that he is not the first of that name to hold the position, as the first was born in 1365 and held the position of Sheriff of Cheshire read more...

A walk in the park...literally!

Saturday 24th February 2018 /
"Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend." [Albert Camus] Walking is good for both the body and them mind. In fact it is has recently been said that if walking could read more...

A day trip to the beautiful city of Bath!

Tuesday 20th February 2018 /
On Saturday 17 th February, Cherwell students travelled to the City of Bath for the day, as part of the Half-Term schedule. The day began with students meeting early for breakfast, followed by a short briefing by the members of staff regarding the trip. Following the conclusion of this, the read more...

Lunch club: debate and discussion

Monday 19th February 2018 /
It's good to use lunch wisely. That's why we have been running debate and discussion groups covering everything from art history to architecture to current affairs!  Back to Recent News read more...

Art Club visits Oxford's most famous museum

Monday 12th February 2018 /
Art Club presents to students of all abilities the unique opportunity to cultivate an interest in art. While our art students who attend art club often sketch and paint over these sessions, it is open to all and gives students the chance to visit different museums, galleries and exhibitions. It read more...

Literature Club explores Wuthering Heights

Monday 12th February 2018 /
This month at Literature Club students are reading the classic, Wuthering Heights. Literature club sees students engaging in lively debate and discussion, with entertaining bouts of dramatic readings from the text. A film screening of the 1939 adaptation is scheduled for after half-term. Back to Recent News read more...

Celebrating Chinese New Year!

Friday 9th February 2018 /
To mark the Chinese Year of the Dog, the Welfare Team organised an early Chinese New Year Celebration at the Boarding House this week. The evening comprised Chinese delicacies being served all evening, engaging conversation about the celebration of Chinese New Year in different parts of China, and ended with read more...

Biology students enjoy an Oxford Uni lecture

Monday 5th February 2018 /
On Friday 2nd February our A Level Bilology students took a trip to Oxford Martin School to hear a lecture on Evolutionary Biology from Professor Andreas Wagner. One of the many advantages of our central Oxford Location is being able to so easily take our students to these superb lectures, which read more...

Students enjoy a professorial talk from Natalia Pochinok

Monday 29th January 2018 /
On Friday (26.01.2018), the Rector of Russian State Social University (RSSU), Natalia Borisovna Pochinok visited Cherwell College Oxford to start a dialogue on the current economic and social policies of Russian Federation with students and tutors from Cherwell College Oxford. Whilst the World Economic Forum in Davos left many observers read more...

Welcome to Katie, our new Head of Boarding!

Friday 19th January 2018 /
We are delighted to welcome Katie Sawyer, our new Head of Boarding! Katie brings over 20 years experience in Independent Schools and joins us from Sedbergh School where she built up their boarding status.  Katie is returning to Oxford where she previously worked with the boarding team at Headington School.  read more...

A Festive Time at New College of the Humanities!

Thursday 7th December 2017 /
It was a pleasure to visit New College of the Humanities in London on Tuesday 5th December for their annual Winter Drinks Reception for school staff. It was great to meet the Master of the College, Professor AC Grayling along with the admissions team to discuss how NCH might be read more...

Students go Green for Oxford!

Thursday 7th December 2017 /
On the morning of Sunday 3 rd  December, two ambassadors of Cherwell College’s Green team took part in a cleaning/collecting of rubbish and litter in front of, and around the Cherwell House grounds. The students had become concerned about the amount of rubbish that was located around Cherwell House, and read more...

Students meet Professor AC Grayling

Thursday 7th December 2017 /
Students were privilege to meet Professor AC Grayling before his talk at Wolfsen College on the reasons why he thinks the UK should have a written constitution.  Before the talk students met with Professor AC Grayling, who heads up New College of the Humanities in London, and chatted about education, read more...

Cherwell and the Oxford Inter-Varsity Debating Competition

Tuesday 14th November 2017 /
Well done to our fabulous students who took part in this year's Oxford Inter-Varsity Debating Competition hosted by the world renowned Oxford Union! Judged by the fantastic Oxford Union  Adjudication Team , the Oxford IV is one of the most prestigious debating competitions on the planet. We are privileged to read more...

A visit from Bryant University

Friday 10th November 2017 /
Thank you to Claire from Bryant University  for talking to us about life at the university and their application process. We love to see our students explore global options for their degrees and Bryant is clearly a fantastic choice! read more...

Cherwell students get a taste of Oxford Union Debating

Friday 20th October 2017 /
This House Believes in Keynesian Economics  was the title of this week's debate which followed a workshop hosted by undergraduate PPE students studying at Brasenose College, Oxford. Cherwell students enjoyed learning about the structure and nuances of British Parliamentary Debate before forming their own arguments as either the proposition or read more...