Our AS personal tutoring sessions have been amazing so far this term! We have covered everything from cyber bullying to working independently. We have also encouraged all AS students to complete a revision program which is going to be vital for their exam prep for the coming months! Here are some of our students having fun learning important group work skills.
Open days and taster sessions are beneficial for any student wishing to know more about their chosen university course. Take a look at the great events Oxford has to offer in the coming weeks. Oxford and Cambridge Student Conferences – various dates in March 2015 (Year 12 – 13, UK schools) These conferences will provide up-to-date information on the application and admissions procedure at both Oxford and Cambridge. Great for students wishing to gain information across all subject areas, and will also give an insight into student life. Admission is by ticket only Further Maths – What Next? – 23 Continue Reading →
The Ashbourne Allstars lived up to their name last night by BEATING CATS College 4-2! CATS were completely overwhelmed by the Allstars. In fact, if not for a couple of missed chances it would have been 4-0 up after the first 10 minutes! Djordje scored a brilliant hat trick. He opened his account after just five minutes, scoring the hat trick in the 2nd half. But shooting from the corner flag? Manager Fabio Carpene was not too impressed with that! Djordje, who already believes he’s the captain of the team, had an outstanding night. And in some ways he helped Continue Reading →
There’s nothing wrong with having a long term plan. Even though you’re currently studying at an A level college, you should really have the rest of your life mapped out, right? Not necessarily… The following article from The Telegraph is written from the perspective of Pippa Smithers, who graduated from De Montfort University with a degree in English Language and Creative Writing. Pippa was unsure of what to do next, and if you are too, you may find her words useful! What to do, when you don’t know what to do with life – Pippa Smithers for The Telegraph
If you wish to study outside of the UK once you’ve finished your A levels, America is a really exciting option. The following article gives you all the information you’ll need, from the application form process to admissions tests: A level and Sixth Form College Students in London: Applications for American Universities
Our computer science students have been very busy of late! At the end of last year, a student studying A level computer science made it into the UK Beaver Computer Challenge Hall of Fame. Now we have teams of both A level and GCSE students busy designing a game as part of the UK Team Game Development Competition!
Open days are a great way to get a feel for your prospective university. They offer the perfect opportunity to have a look around and ask questions about your chosen courses. If you’re thinking about attending university in London, here is a list of upcoming open days. Birbeck Switchboard: 020 7631 6000 www.bbk.ac.uk Wednesday 4 February 2015: 4 – 7.30pm Tuesday 12 May 2015: 4 – 7.30pm Thursday 25 June 2015: 4 – 7.30pm Wednesday 9 September 2015: 4 – 7.30pm Tuesday 24 November 2015: 4 – 7.30pm University of Greenwich Switchboard: 020 8331 8000 http://www2.gre.ac.uk Saturday 21st February: – Continue Reading →
Choosing what to study after sixth form college can be very complicated. Should you opt to study something you are passionate about? Or should you look into options that present more realistic job prospects? Are you fortunate enough to have chosen a subject that ticks both boxes? Regardless of which predicament you find yourself in, this decision will be one of the biggest ones you will ever have to make.
Greetings new students! Congratulations on becoming Ashers! Registration Week begins today. By now you will have confirmed your scheduled appointments with our admin team and be ready to roll! Monday 1st September – Wednesday 3rd September Scheduled appointments run through until Wednesday 3rd September. You will need to bring your original passport and Visa (if applicable) along with you, in addition to your most recent A Level/GCSE results. This week is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet with various members of staff about your timetable, activities and exams. If you are unable to make your appointment, make sure you Continue Reading →