Chemistry Gold Awards

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Congratulations to two outstanding Chemistry students, Chenming (Kevin) Wang and Pongpanot (Thame) Sawakit who both achieved a Gold Award in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge, a competition open to students from all over the world. Both students are continuing their Chemistry studies at university:  Chenming (Kevin) has an offer to read Natural Sciences at Cambridge and...

Cooking at Wilson House

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In recent weeks, students at Wilson House, the CTC Boarding House, have been testing their culinary skills. Constance and Andrew spent Sunday afternoon baking butterfly cakes – this was Andrew’s first experience of baking! From the evidence of the finished product, they should continue baking! To celebrate Shrove Tuesday, Jessica, Wein and Tiemothy made approximately...

Valentine’s Day at CTC

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The Student Committee prepared for Valentine’s Day by organising activities together with a lunchtime concert. There was a Valentine’s board on which students were able to write a message to their Valentine or a friend. Hand-designed cards, and chocolates were also on sale and proceeds went to charity. For those who did not have quite...

2018 Quiz Night

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On 8 February, the annual CTC quiz night proved to be a very successful and competitive event. Mrs Beckett and the Student Committee had done a tremendous job in selling a large number of tickets to both staff and students. After settling into teams and tucking into drinks and nibbles, the night consisted of seven...

The Royal Thai Embassy visit

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On Tuesday, 6 February 2018, Ms Julia Plaistowe, Senior Advisor, together with Miss Thanida Techachokvivat, the Minister (for Education) and Miss Jaruwan Inpan, Education Officer, were amongst the visitors from the Office of Educational Affairs, The Royal Thai Embassy. This was their annual visit to CTC and they met with our Thai student, Pongpanot Sawakit,...

CTC partnership with NCUK

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CTC is delighted to announce a partnership with NCUK to offer their International Foundation Year programme from September 2018. Students wishing to study Business or Science and Engineering will now be able to benefit from the unique tutoring environment for the one-year course. NCUK is unique in UK higher education – they are a consortium of...

Science Society Enigma talk

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On Monday 5 February, CTC’s Science Society presented a fascinating lunchtime talk on the wartime Enigma machine. Chung Tou (Nicolas) Luk and Zhetao (Thomas) Xu explained that, during World War II, the Nazis used a device called Enigma to encrypt their messages – and believed that the code was impossible to crack. However, a British...

Art students trip to London

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This week, CTC GCSE and A-level art students visited the Saatchi Gallery, the V&A and the Royal Academy of Art in London as well as a selection of London private galleries. The trip was to help introduce and provide a range of sources of inspiration for their 2018 art exams.