MPW Cambridge

Leading independent fifth- and sixth-form college offering a wide range of A Level & GCSE subjects in a friendly, successful and thriving environment right in the heart of Cambridge.

Our goal at MPW is to equip students with the academic and personal skills they require to advance successfully to the next stage of their education; our academic successes and achieving a place in the top 1% of all schools in the country (DfE 2018) are testimony to our dedication to work with our students to achieve these goals.

C Principal (Markus)

Welcome...

from Markus Bernhardt, Principal

Welcome to MPW Cambridge.

As one of the UK's leading independent sixth form colleges, rated Outstanding by Ofsted in all areas, we pride ourselves on our aspirational students, inspirational staff and small class sizes - an environment where our students are pushed to work hard in order to reach their full potential. Throughout their studies here, they are mentored to equip them with the academic and personal skill set they need to tackle the next stages and challenges of their respective careers successfully.

Testament to the outstanding and successful education we provide, in 2018 the Department for Education placed us in the top 1% of UK schools for A level value-added.

Our personalised approach begins with an interview offering a tailored educational plan and continues throughout the two years at the college with weekly 1:1 meetings between the student and a personal tutor. They review progress and targets together, while developing a detailed and strategic university application plan. This includes support for entrance exams as well as our renowned expert advice and interview practice for Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine and other specialist courses that interview. Our small class sizes, guaranteeing fewer than 10 students per class, allow us to make our students' academic goals a reality.

MPW Cambridge is a wonderful and dedicated community, a college where we are proud and passionate about what we do.

While this welcome can merely offer you a small glimpse of life here, please feel free to explore our website for the full range of courses we provide, including those for our small family of GCSE students. However, if you are interested in a place at MPW, you should come and see what we do yourself, either on an Open Day or by arranging a bespoke visit and tour.

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