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London

Reminiscences by Richard Martin

Richard Martin, MPW London's Head of English, shares his remarkable 35 years' worth of memories of the college.

Birmingham

World Mental Health Day

In recognition of World Mental Health Day, students and staff spent the day dressed in yellow. Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but World Mental Health Day is a great day to show support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing.

Birmingham

Dorset Coast - Geography Field Trip

On the 9th October 2019, MPW Birmingham’s cohort of A level Geography students departed for a residential field trip to the Dorset coast. Students stayed at an award winning field centre only a few minutes walk from Swanage beach.

Birmingham

EPQ Afternoon

This afternoon our EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) students are meeting with their project supervisors to discuss their initial ideas and project proposal. The EPQ offers students the opportunity to complete a piece of research in to their chosen area of interest and then complete a 5,000 word essay on the topic.

Cambridge

A* EPQ Student is One Step Ahead

The EPQ has been an invaluable experience for me where I have gained a range of skills in terms of research and time management. Prior to starting the actual EPQ, MPW incorporate a 12-week programme of Study and Research Skills lessons into Lower Sixth students’ timetables which is led by a tutor with strong experience in this area.

London

Creative Waves Art Competition

A number of MPW students were invited to display their work at the Creative Waves Art Competition. Where Nikan Arghandehpour won first prize in the main 16-19 year old category!

Birmingham

Sports Awards Dinner

The Annual Sports Award’s dinner provides the players and management to reflect on the season that was, recall the best goals of the season and enjoy a tasty meal. Perhaps more importantly, votes are taken, and awards are also handed out.

London

MPW Alumni Launch Event

The inaugural MPW London Alumni event was held at the amazing Ognisko to celebrate the launch of the MPW London Alumni Network. We were delighted to have guest speaker, legendary football commentator John Motson OBE.

Birmingham

Lapworth Museum of Geology visit

A level Geography students had the opportunity to visit The Lapworth Museum of Geology based in the University of Birmingham to further their knowledge of tectonic plates and hazards. Students were given a comprehensive tour of the museum by expert staff and were shown fossilised remains of prehistoric rhinos that were discovered just outside Birmingham.

London

Visit to the Freud Museum

Read about the Lower Sixth student visit to the Sigmund Freud museum in London, allowing them to see inside the home of the man famous for delving inside the human mind.

Media Coverage

Daz Hale interviews MPW students live on the radio on A level results day

Source: Radio BBC WM    16th August 2018

MPW college celebrates bumper year of A level results - including record offers to study Medicine

Source: Birmingham Mail    16th August 2018

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