On June 7th, 18th and 24th 2019, we ran a series of one-day Oxbridge and Medicine preparation courses for students from independent schools in London, Cambridge, Brighton and Bedford.
Friday June 7th 2019
This one-day course on 7th June 2019 is aimed at students preparing for Oxbridge applications for Maths, Physics, Computer Sciences, Chemistry, and Medicine. We provided the course to an independent school in Cambridge.
|UK time – Friday June 7th||Session|
|10am-11.30am||Test Preparation Sessions I
1. BMAT Section 2 (science section);
|11.45am-12.45pm||UCAS Personal Statement Sessions
1. Cambridge Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Materials Science, Maths & Computer Science
|1.30pm-2.45pm||Test Preparation Sessions II
1. Advanced Maths for the MAT, CSAT, PAT, ENGAA & Cambridge Physical Natural Sciences
|3pm-4.15pm||Test Preparation Session III
1. Critical Thinking for the TSA, BMAT & UCAT
Tuesday June 18th 2019
This one-day course on 18th June 2019 is aimed at students preparing for Oxbridge applications for Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Law, Social Sciences and Humanities subjects. We provided the course to a leading independent school.
|UK time – Tuesday June 18th||Tutor: Bono – ROOM 1||Tutor: Camden – ROOM 2||Tutor: Alex L – ROOM 3||Tutor: David/ Alex OBT – ROOM 4|
|10am-11.15am||MAT/ PAT/ ENGAA/ NSAA (Physical Natsci) Maths & Physics||Chemistry NSAA||Critical Thinking for the Cambridge Assessments & LNAT||Problem Solving for the TSA (DB)|
|11.15am-12.30am||Compulsory Maths MCQs
(MAT/ PAT/ NSAA/ ECAA/ ENGAA)
|Critical Thinking for the Cambridge Assessments & LNAT||Critical Thinking for the TSA (DB)|
|1.30-2.45pm||MAT/ PAT/ ENGAA/ NSAA (Physical Natsci) Maths & Physics||Biology NSAA/ PBS||Writing about Sources: HAT and Cambridge History Section 2||Essay Writing (AOBT)|
Monday June 24th 2019
This one-day course on 24th June 2019 is aimed at students preparing for Oxbridge applications for Maths, Physics, Computer Sciences, Chemistry, Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences. We provided the course to an independent school in Cambridge.
|UK time – Monday June 24th||Session||Parallel CPD Session (If Applicable)|
|10.30am||Arrivals & Registration|
|10.30am-11.15am||What is Oxbridge Looking for in Successful Applicants?
In these sessions (students will be divided into subject groups so guidance is discipline specific), we shall take students through
|11.15am- 12.30pm||Mock Tutorials
In these sessions, students will have the opportunity to participate in a mock tutorial in their chosen subject area. Oxbridge interviews seek to simulate the tutorial environment; therefore, these mock tutorials will help students to develop and practise the skills and/ or qualities they will need to demonstrate at a successful interview: responding to unfamiliar material; applying existing knowledge in new contexts; and, intellectual flexibility, curiosity and acuity.
|1.30pm-2.30pm||Test Preparation: Session I||Session I for Teachers: ‘Reference Writing: How to Make your Students Stand Out’.|
|2.45pm-3.45pm||Test Preparation: Session II||Session II for Teachers: ‘Stretching Students beyond the Curriculum’.|
|3.45pm-4.15pm||Final Panel Session, including Q & A|
|4.15pm-4.30pm||BREAK & DEPARTURES|
|4.30pm-5.30pm||1. Additional Sessions for Individual Students; 2. BMAT Essay-Writing|