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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.

London

What have the Romans ever done for us?

With this question in mind, GCSE History and Classics students set off from Paddington on a beautiful but very cold day to visit the baths built by the Romans in the first century AD and see what we could learn about Romans, baths and other things.

Birmingham

Brindleyplace Geography Field Trip

A crucial part of the Geography A level course at MPW is getting out, meeting people and conducting face-to-face research with the people of Birmingham. Our second year A level Geography students visited Brindleyplace to discover the Birmingham public's thoughts and feelings of the recent regeneration taking place in Birmingham.

London

Politics trip to Westminster

At the great Westminster hall, which stands adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, crowds of students gathered with two common goals: to have their opinions challenged; and to challenge those of others.

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