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London

2018 CIFE Awards at the House of Lords

MPW London students did us proud at the 2018 awards, scooping 7 of the 20 national academic awards available.

Birmingham

Jacob makes Team GB!

Jacob Mann is in his first year of A level studies at MPW College Birmingham, studying German, Maths and Physics. A keen sportsman, Jacob has recently been selected for Under-17 British American Football Team. We caught up with Jacob to find out more about what his selection means to him.

Birmingham

Annual CIFE Football Tournament, St George's Park

On Friday 13th April 2018, the annual CIFE Football Tournament was held at St Georges Park, Burton. St George’s Park is the English Football Association's national football centre that boasts world-class pitches and facilities. The tournament provides the different CIFE colleges with an opportunity to compete with each other on a competitive level in a tournament that is organised to the highest standard.

Birmingham

PSHE MH:2K ROADSHOW

At the end of last term, a small group of MPW students took part in MH:2K (Mental Health 2k). Led by Katie Lee and MH:2K coordinator Michelle Bennett, the group delivered a workshop to Year 11 students on the challenges young people have in maintaining good mental health.

London

A Mini adventure at the BMW factory

Eight groups of lower sixth Business and Accounting students toured the BMW Mini plant in Oxford earlier this year, enjoying a half day out together with class mates as well as a chance to see mass customisation and successful high value manufacturing in practice.

Cambridge

Joel Rickard, our Assistant Principal, interviews Abi Docherty, our Creative Writing tutor

Meet Abi Docherty, an award winning, published playwright and our Creative Writing tutor. Abi discusses with Joel her MPW students' imaginative work, her love of story-telling and her creative process. Abi wrote the play “One Thousand Paper Cranes" which will be staged at the New Victory Theater in New York.

London

Celebrating the Year of the Dog

Preparation began in January for this year’s Chinese New Year event including Chinese food, a tea ceremony and dressing up teachers in traditional clothes. The students worked hard to plan the festivities and the celebration proved to be very popular.

Cambridge

MPW Cambridge top 1% of all schools in the country for A level value added

DfE puts MPW Cambridge in the top 1% of all schools in the country for A level value added, placing us 26th out of all 2786 schools and colleges in the country offering A levels.

Cambridge

Senior Maths Challenge

Every year the A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics students of MPW sit the Senior Mathematics Challenge. It is held across the UK on a single day each year, and is sat by many thousands of students. This year Jacky Tsui, pictured, achieved the best score for MPW.

Birmingham

AS Photography Exhibition

On Friday 16th February, the AS Art and Design group produced and curated a photography exhibition in the Student Common Room. The work concluded a term-long project in which students were taught how to use a manual DSLR and explore a theme important to them.

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

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