Message from the Director

  From Kim Polgreen, Director It is now OSC’s 27th year, and looking at it today, I am so proud of what my mother and brother created in 1990, and of what the OSC “family” of IB teachers and supporters have achieved.  Together we have helped tens of thousands of IB students with their studies, and OSC has become a wonderful global community of IB teachers and friends, ably coordinated by our fabulous, happy and hardworking Oxford team. The key to success ...

OSC’s Revision Courses – A Student Perspective

Verity attended an OSC Revision Course in Sydney, Australia. Now studying at Oxford University, we asked Verity to look back on her time with OSC. As a hardworking IB student studying in Sydney, as one of fifteen IB students in my school year-group of one-hundred, participating in an OSC Revision Course gave me the confidence I needed to achieve a 45 in my final exams. I applied to the course looking for world-class teacher expertise, holistic subject summaries and exam techniques ...

The OSC Team at Aston Rowant Nature Reserve

Last week, the OSC team donned wellies, waterproofs, and gloves and spent the day volunteering at Aston Rowant, one of Oxfordshire’s most loved Nature Reserves. Armed with loppers and saws, the team took to clearing an area of shrubbery to recover the landscape biodiversity and promote growth of the diverse habitat. After a hard day's work the OSC team had cleared a significant portion of land for the Woodland Trust and built up a bonfire to dispose of the brush; the day ...