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...

CTC Art students trip

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Located close to Central London, CTC students have the opportunity to visit major exhibitions and galleries, to experience a wealth of both historical and contemporary art. At the Oceania exhibition, CTC Art students saw artefacts and installation pieces from the past 300 years reflecting the culture of this part of the world and its relationship with its...

Excellent A-Level Results at Cambridge Tutors College

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Cambridge Tutors College is celebrating another strong set of A-Level grades which includes three students progressing on to Oxbridge, and four more who have received places to study Medicine. The top performer was Chenming (Kevin) Wang from China who attained four A* grades in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Further Maths and he will now study...

Major accolade for CTC Principal

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CTC Principal Dr Drew has been made a Founding Fellow (FCCT) of the Chartered College of Teaching. This is an accolade held by some of the most committed teachers and leaders, who have shown a significant and sustained contribution to the teaching profession and their own professional development.  The Chartered College of Teaching aims to...

From classroom to the career ladder

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When ex-student Ali Al-Aboosi returned to CTC to give a lecture for UCAS Day earlier this month, it bought back fond memories of the College. Ali explains in the own words about his time at CTC. ‘Coming from Iraq and being from a different cultural background, my journey began with two challenges: firstly, adjusting to...