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Easter Revision Courses at Oxford Sixth Form College

For nearly 30 years Oxford Sixth Form College has been running Easter Revision Courses in Oxford to help A-Level and GCSE students get a head start on their summer exams. Our courses are structured to motivate and challenge students in their studies and to boost their confidence. We deliver our courses in small groups and provide an academically stimulating environment, encouraging greater student involvement in the learning process.

 

A-Level Easter Revision Course

A-Level students study for either 1 or 2 four-day weeks, taking one subject per week. Each subject is taught over a period of 4 days, with 19.5 contact hours per subject delivered in a programme of small class sizes, with additional hours of exam practice. For a full list of subjects and exam boards covered, please download the brochure.

Course Dates

  • Week One: Monday 6th – Thursday 9th April 2020 (boarders arrive Sunday 5th April)
  • Week Two: Tuesday 14th – Friday 17th April 2020 (boarders arrive Monday 13th April)

GCSE Easter Revision Course

GCSE students study for either one or two four-day weeks. GCSE subjects on offer are Maths, English and Sciences (Biology, Chemistry or Physics), each of these subjects is taught over a period of 4 days. Maths and English students are taught a total of 10.5 hours tuition per subject, whilst Science students receive a total of 21 hours of tuition.

Course Dates

  • Week One: Monday 6th – Thursday 9th April 2020 (boarders arrive Sunday 5th April)
  • Week Two: Tuesday 14th – Friday 17th April 2020 (boarders arrive Monday 13th April)

Download a Brochure

For more information about our Easter Revision courses you can download a brochure here.

What To Expect From An Easter Revision Course 

The effectiveness of these courses hinges upon a high degree of individual attention and supervision, careful adherence in each subject to the subject specification, with reference to previous examination questions, and an emphasis on sound study, revision, and examination technique.

What you can expect from an Easter Revision Course at Oxford Sixth Form College:

○ A high degree of individual attention and supervision, careful adherence in each subject to the subject specification, with reference to previous examination questions, an emphasis on sound study, revision and examination technique.

○ Care taken to establish the precise topics and options allowing students to prepare for their exams.

Expert, highly qualified staff who specialise in teaching A-Levels. Our high caliber tutors communicate ideas skillfully and are sympathetic to each student’s study issues.

○ Advice on how to organise and prioritise revision over the crucial final weeks, thorough review of subject material with specific reference to previous exam questions. Where particular difficulties are encountered with the more problematic topics, care is taken to explain these fully.

○ Careful guidance with exam answering technique and a timed test to help evaluate areas for improvement.

○ Ideal facilities and environment for thorough, intensive study in the heart of Oxford.

Residential Accommodation

If required, residential accommodation is provided in the college’s own boarding houses, in or near to the city centre and only a short walk from the college. Students stay on a half-board basis in single study bedrooms with en suite bathroom facilities. Breakfast and dinner are served within the residences and arrangements can be made for those with special dietary requirements.

Our residences are safe, comfortable and conducive to a relaxing study environment. They are allocated according to the student’s age and managed by a team of house parents who ensure that students use their study time sensibly, and get the most out of their revision week.

“I really enjoyed studying with different people and all of the staff and teachers were really helpful and accommodating. I feel much more secure in my knowledge now and my tutor was great – he explained things very clearly.”- FRANCESCA, A-LEVEL CHEMISTRY

Easter Revision Course Fees

Tutition Fees

A-Level (Full days)

£765 per week (19.5 contact hours + study skills development and exam practice)

Please note that subjects which are taught on an individual basis will be subject to reduced hours as follows:
Individual tuition: 10.5 hours per week at the above prices

GCSEs (Half days)

1 subject – £385 per week (10.5 contact hours + study skills development and exam practice)

2 subjects or Double Science –  £765 per week (21 contact hours + study skills development and exam practice)

Accommodation

Half Board – £385 per week

A refundable £100 key deposit is payable

How To Book Your Place

To book your place on one of our 2020 Easter Revision Courses please complete our registration form by clicking the book now link below. In order to help tutors plan an effective course, students are asked to complete their registration form carefully and to provide full information about the specific course units they are taking, the precise topic coverage to date, strengths, weaknesses and areas of difficulty, the amount of examination practice they have had and their predicted grade.

If you have any questions about our Easter Revision Courses please do not hesitate to email our Admissions Team at admissions@oxfordsixthformcollege.com or call us on +44 (0)1865 793 333

 

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