CTC Annual Quiz

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On Thursday after college the annual CTC quiz took place with Mr Coombes taking on the dual role of question setter and quiz master. There were some very good questions and all the students and staff had a great time. A popular round involved matching the Disney animation to the picture provided, perhaps an indication...

CIFE Inter College Quiz 2019

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It was, as usual, a very tough competition with 11 CIFE Colleges competing this year. The venue was a new setting for the CIFE Quiz, this year held at Imperial College London, in the student union building in Prince Consort Street,  just behind the beautiful Albert Hall in Kensington. The room, not easy to find,...

CTC participate at YouthMUN

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Held at the London School of Economics, YouthMUN is an annual model United Nations conference serving secondary students of all experience levels. During the course of the three-day conference, delegates were tasked with debating and solving some of the most challenging issues confronting the international community today. CTC students represented the following countries on the...

CTC Art Trip

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CTC Art students visited the excellent exhibition of contemporary video artist Bill Viola’s work with Michaelangelo’s drawings at the Royal Academy of Art. Students also went on to see further exhibitions at the White Cube gallery and the National Portrait Gallery.

Physics Olympiad

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The British Physics Olympiad is a prestigious annual competition run by Oxford University. It consists of very demanding questions that require students to think beyond the constraints of A-level Physics specifications, thus it is aimed at the most able students. It is an excellent preparation for those applying to the top universities for Physics or...

CTC Annual Awards Ceremony

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In recognition of the achievements of students who left in June 2018, CTC hold an Annual Awards Ceremony to mark this very special occasion and this year’s ceremony took place on 24 November 2018. All students and staff were invited to attend this very important event. June 2018 leavers were presented their A-Level certificates and...

UKCISA Visit to HP

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CTC were one of the few sixth form colleges invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of UK Council for International Student Affairs and the 100 anniversary of Universities UK at the House of Commons.  The event was hosted by: Paul Blomfield Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Students and MP for Sheffield Central Lord Karan...

Economics Society’s presentation – Brexit in a nutshell

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The presentation started with an introduction to the history of the EU and the single market. The reasons for the ‘leave’ and ‘remain’ votes in the June 2016 referendum were explored before the possible short-term and long-term implications for businesses and consumers were considered. As well as these, the key differences between a ‘soft’ and...

Professor Ronald Hutton at CTC

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On Wednesday 10 October, Professor Ronald Hutton of the University of Bristol gave CTC staff and students a lecture on ‘The Great Witch Hunt’ of the late 16th-early 17th century. Drawing on research for his latest book, The Witch (2017), Professor Hutton explained how a conjunction of catastrophic events –global cooling, crop failures and religious...

Monkey Hunter Experiment

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This week Zichao Zhou (Year 12) managed to hit the target in the Monkey Hunter experiment during Dr. Farrelly’s Physics class. As the ball bearing leaves the blowpipe, it breaks a circuit, causing the tennis ball to fall at the same time. Since both ball and ball bearing fall at the same time with the...