Each year, the World Mental Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Awareness Day on October 10th. The event attempts to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and where possible show support for those suffering with mental health problems.
With the help of MPW's travel scholarship I was able to travel to South America, specifically the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.
Last Wednesday was an early start for our IFP students attending a University of London and LSE conference. Although a long day, it was certainly very worthwhile and I hope has inspired some of our students to apply to some of the London colleges.
Our new Counselling Psychologist, Heena Chudasama, started at MPW this week. During our induction day on Monday she went round all the tutor groups to introduce herself and explain the services she offers. She also gave them advice and guidance regarding target setting and relaxation techniques.
In between year 11 and 12, Elena travelled to Cambodia to volunteer as an English teacher in a school (and to raise funds to allow the school to remain open). She squeezed in some sightseeing as well, visiting the Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom temples.
On Friday, 8th of September, we hosted our pre-term orientation day for international students. This day is organised with the aim to ensure that our international students experience a smooth transition and introduction, both to our little community as well as to Cambridge.
It’s A level results day and here at MPW Cambridge we are celebrating another successful year with A-level results of 36% A*-A grades and 65% A*-B grades.
On 25th-28th April MPW’s 24 A2 Geographers along with Paul Turner, Elizabeth Ryan and Michael McGrath packed their bags and headed to the (not so) sunny Isle of Wight, to put the theory they had learnt in the classroom into practice.
The spring trip to Florence, the cradle of the renaissance, is always eagerly anticipated and this year was no exception. Once the mocks were finished we were all ready to see what we have been studying in situ.
Congratulations to the Birmingham football team who reached the quarter finals of the CIFE football tournament. The coveted tournament is held annually at St George Park, Burton the English Football Association's national football centre.
Source: Radio BBC WM 16th August 2018
Source: Birmingham Mail 16th August 2018
Source: Essential Surrey 24th March 2017
Source: CIFE, the Sixth-form Experts 26th February 2017
Source: School Report Spring Term 2017
Source: The Sunday Times 21st August 2016
Source: Essential Surrey 28th January 2016
Source: The Sunday Times 16th August 2015
Source: The Telegraph 24th January 2015
Source: The Sunday Times 9th March 2014
Source: Independent 7th March 2012
Source: Independent 22nd October 2011
Source: Independent 10th March 2009