2014 Pre and Mid IBDP Summer Schools

If you are studying at a May exam school, we know you will now be getting excited about your summer holidays. Of course, you deserve a break, however when you break up from school, we know how easy it is to have a ‘summer dip’ in your studies. Our Pre IBDP Summer Schools and Mid IBDP Summer Courses are perfect for students who will be starting that IBDP later this year, or will be going in to their second year after ...

Bespoke OSC Course Group Booking Service for IB Schools

OSC are delighted to work with schools around the world to provide students with access to our world leading IB Revision Courses, Pre IB Summer Schools and Mid IB Summer Courses. Each year, schools across the globe send student groups to our programmes as a supplement to the instruction and support provided at their school. Whether for exam revision or IBDP preparation, our partner schools recognise that our IB courses offer students exposure to other teaching styles, an opportunity for focused ...

Killer Salt

  It has been a bad winter here is the UK (and most of Europe). Bizzarly, we may see a reduction in the number of frogs during the spring and summer of 2011 as a consequence of this bad weather. However, this will not be caused by the extreme cold, it is more of a man made problem to do with the cold weather. Salt (good old Sodium Chloride, NaCl) is put onto roads to de-ice them - to stop them freezing. Whilst it is only ...

Should we read Camus?

 Albert Camus died fifty years ago in an absurd car crash which froze his existentialist reputation for ever and left his philosophical rival, Jean-Paul Sartre, as the unchallenged spokesman of post-war French Philosophy. Camus has long suffered from a reductive reading of his works and a superficial appraisal of his contribution to the central ethical and political questions still at the heart of the human condition. Unlike his fellow-intellectuals, the author of The Outsider was not brought up in a ...