24th June 2022

History trip to the Black Country Museum

To support their studies on the Industrial Revolution, some of our A-Level History students went on a trip to the Black Country Living Museum in the West Midlands, a 26-acre, open-air representation of life in one of the first industrialised landscapes in Britain.  Accompanied by two of our teachers, James and Frances, the students learned […]

3rd May 2022

CIFE Award for Nyasha

Each year, as a member of CIFE (Council for Independent Further Education), we are invited to nominate an outstanding student for a prestigious award with the opportunity to attend the annual awards ceremony. Our chosen student from 2021 was none other than Nyasha Makwarimba who, throughout her time at the College, demonstrated an incredible commitment […]

5th April 2022

Duke of Edinburgh Silver Expedition

Two of our Lower Sixth students, Arina and Konstantin, joined a three-day Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award practice expedition to the wilds of rural Wiltshire, gaining experience in camping as well as improving their navigation skills. Day 1 After a 17km hike to Great Bedwyn, the students erected their tents for the night, cooked an […]

29th March 2022

Gold at the 2022 British Biology Olympiad

The results are in from this year’s British Biology Olympiad, organised by the Royal Society of Biology. Over 10,000 students from more than 700 schools worldwide took part in this year’s competition, now in its 26th year. Just under half of the 28 students from Oxford Sixth Form College who entered received recognition for their […]

22nd March 2022

Students debate at the Oxford Union

Our students joined forces with their peers from our sister school, d’Overbroeck’s, to hold a debate at the world-famous Oxford Union. The motion presented was, ‘Vaccinations should be mandatory’ and the student delegates represented different interest groups: Taxpayers, Healthcare, Hospitality, Teachers and Children. A number of compelling and passionate arguments were put forward and the […]