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MPW4Kindness: one student's reflections on kindness

A level student Jonathan shares his thoughts on the theme of kindness for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020.


MPW4Kindness: Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

In these unsettling times, as we all adapt to new ways of studying, working and living, looking after our mental health has never been more important. For Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, we'll be sharing tips and thoughts on the theme of kindness.


Digital Learners – keeping the elderly connected in lockdown through the internet

James – one of our lower sixth students – has continued to show dedication to his voluntary work, and to the embodiment of the MPW spirit, by building strong links in the community, sharing knowledge and empowering others.


Should We Focus On Moving To Another Planet Or Fixing Our Current One?

Student Sam Berlet in collaboration with MPW tutor Antonio Torrisi delve into our existence on this planet and whether we should move to another.


Museum of the Mind School Trip

A group of first year psychology students went on a day trip to Bethlem Museum of the Mind. With almost 800 years of history, this gave students an opportunity to gain insight into how the beliefs and treatment of mental health has evolved from the 13th to the 21st century.


Physics Olympiad

At the end of last term, A level Physics students William, Tim and Hugo sat Round 1 of the Physics Olympiad. William achieved Silver while Tim and Hugo both earnt Commendations.


Reminiscences by Richard Martin

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


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.


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.


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.

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