Oxbridge or not Oxbridge?

Many schools will be expecting students to be thinking about university applications after this summer break, and most of those decisions need to be decided now, at least as a first step. This post considers the idea of a student possibly applying to Oxford or Cambridge (jointly referred to as ‘Oxbridge’). If you are thinking about applying to Oxbridge, you need to consider the following questions: What are your marks like for (I)GCSE / MYP and what are your average marks like ...

Oxbridge or not Oxbridge?

A quick comment about students that might have Oxbridge aspirations. In many schools, there is a crazy idea that students should not be given homework in the holiday breaks. While it is obvious that students need a break, it is also obvious that they like success at anything they do. In fact this feeling is stronger than that… if you ask students what is their favourite subject, they will often choose the subject they get the best marks in. This is ...