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London

High-Profile Campaign Saves Art History

In mid-October, we reported that AQA (the only exam board to offer Art History) would not be reforming the qualification, effectively meaning that by 2018 it would be extinct. Following a passionate campaign by outraged members of the art world, the government reneged on its decision and confirmed that it will remain available to students.

Birmingham

Keele University Field Trip

On Tuesday November 29th 2016, GCSE Science students spent the day exploring astronomy at Keele Univeristy. Students experienced a planetarium and an observatory as well as take a tour around the historic campus.

Birmingham

Children in Need

A huge well done to our Year 11 group who raised £151.28 for Children in Need. Earlier this year the group were set the task of generating ideas

Birmingham

MPW Birmingham 7 - 3 MPW Cambridge

The first leg of the annual MPW Birmingham vs MPW Cambridge fixture was once again played in great spirits with the final outcome being much closer than last year.

London

Why A level is recommended instead of IB and Pre-U

Sixth formers wishing to pursue an “academic”, or non-vocational route can generally choose between A levels, IB and Pre-U – or a combination, depending on their school or college’s pathway. So how do students pick a route that will enhance progression? John Southworth, Principal at MPW London shares his views on why A levels is the recommended option following the recent reforms and how it will benefit students for their future.

Cambridge

GCSE Residential trip to London 2016

This year the GCSE cohort along with Lisa Foster, Joel Rickard and Chris Young experienced a two day residential visit to London.

London

A level Art History does not make the cut in the new reform

AQA, the only exam board in the UK to offer History of Art A level, announced in October 2016 that they would not be reforming the qualification. In effect this meant that by 2018, when the full phase of the reform is complete, students would no longer have the option to study Art History before undergraduate level.

London

Writing a personal statement | The five-paragraph principle

James Barton, Director of Admissions at MPW London gives some advice on writing a memorable personal statement using the five-paragraph principle.

Birmingham

Catching up with former student Alex Moran

We catch up with former MPW Birmingham student Alex Moran to discuss studying Law at Birmingham University and his training for the upcoming European Triathlon Championships.

Birmingham

Greenfields

MPW Birmingham's annual magazine Greenfields is now available to download. The magazine reflects on field trips that have taken place over the last year as well as document the extra-curricular activities students have taken part in.

Media Coverage

Retakes: Cram in an extra exam or two

Source: The Sunday Times    21st August 2016

Easter Revision Courses for Surrey and London

Source: Essential Surrey    28th January 2016

From D to delight

Source: The Sunday Times     16th August 2015

Time for a new vision of revision?

Source: The Telegraph      24th January 2015

It pays to be top of the swots

Source: The Sunday Times      9th March 2014

Kick start the revision process: Easter A-level courses aren't just for pupils with poor grades

Source: Independent      7th March 2012

Could Easter revision courses give A-level results a boost?

Source: Independent      22nd October 2011

Top 10 ways to revise this Easter

Source: Independent      10th March 2009