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Birmingham

Aston University visit

As part of our University Support Programme, our Year 12 students visited Aston University to gain an insight into what it would be like to study at a campus-based university. They kindly organised a careers day which started with an enormously entertaining and thought-provoking talk on the legal profession from Odette Hutchinson, who was recently awarded UK Law Teacher of the Year, and Kris Lines, who is the LLB Law programme director.

Birmingham

University Support Program

Each year our Year 12 students take part in a two week schedule that starts the process of preparing for university. Students attend workshops including How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement, Broadening Your Appeal (Extended Project Qualification and voluntary work), Student Finance and a variety of careers talks focusing on vocations such as Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine.

London

The Friendly Spider Programme

Psychology students visited London Zoo, exploring reptile and insect enclosures as well as learning more about phobias and the physical therapies covered in the A level course. By the end of the day, and following group hypnosis, some were brave enough to hold a tarantula!

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.

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