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London

MPW tutor features in History documentary

In January 2014, I was approached by a film-maker who was working on a documentary on Anglo-Russian rivalry in Central Asia during the 19th Century, otherwise known as ‘the Great Game’. He wanted as a ‘talking head’ a British historian who could speak on the subject.

Birmingham

Goals Galore!

Birmingham hosted Bath Academy and ran out handsome winners by nine goals to five.

Birmingham

Birmingham retain MPW Challenge Trophy

MPW Birmingham retain the MPW Challenge Trophy after an entertaining 3-3 draw away at MPW Cambridge. Birmingham showed resilience in coming back from 2-1 and 3-2 down to a spirited Cambridge team. If truth were told, Birmingham squandered many chances, which on another day they would have converted. Credit to both teams for such an entertaining game.

Birmingham

Study Skills Seminar

We will be hosting a series of Study Skills Seminars on Tuesday afternoons in the student common room. Students will be assisted with setting goals, planning, how to make use of support at MPW and revision strategies.

Birmingham

Congratulations Dr Green

Our inspirational Chemistry teacher, Claire Green, has now completed her doctorate at the University of Birmingham and we are delighted to be able to refer to her as Dr Green.

London

Dinosaur or Phoenix? Is the gap year becoming extinct or rising from the ashes?

Around 230,000 young adults will take time out this year. James Barton, Director of Recruitment at MPW London, explores the advantages and disadvantages of doing so.

London

Introducing our new College Counsellor

MPW has introduced a new Counselling Service this Spring Term. Our new College Counsellor is Jemima Marriott. Click here to read her summary of the service.

London

MPW tutor wins exciting research opportunity!

As well as teaching A2 Geology at MPW, our tutor Martin Suttle is working towards a PhD in planetary science at Imperial College London. Martin was recently given the fantastic opportunity to use specialist facilities at a lab in Germany to analyse his data.

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.

Media Coverage

Exam Crunch: Easter Revision courses have never been so popular

Source: Essential Surrey    24th March 2017

New exams boost demand for 2017 Easter Revision

Source: CIFE, the Sixth-form Experts   26th February 2017

Making The Grade

Source: School Report     Spring Term 2017

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