CTC student attains scholarship at University of Toronto

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CTC has had a long working relationship with the University of Toronto, one of the best universities in Canada based in the cosmopolitan city of Toronto. This year Cindy Sweet who came to CTC from Vietnam to study A levels and achieved excellent results was awarded the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship for 2019. Congratulations...

CTC Higher Education Activities

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As the academic year drew to a close the college held two important events to help our students realise their university aspirations. The CTC Oxbridge Day, run by Oxbridge Applications, was attended by seven CTC students and 11 students from other local schools. They had a series of lectures about applying to Oxford and Cambridge, a...

CTC and The EU referendum

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Thursday’s referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU) resulted in the UK deciding to leave the EU. It is important that we respond to the uncertainties and risks ahead. There will be absolutely no impact on our non-EU students. EU students will also not be impacted by this decision for at least...

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The End of Term Barbeque

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The academic year ended on 17 June with the traditional barbeque (held this year indoors due to the rather un-seasonal weather). The theme of this year’s barbeque was Hawaii. Very best wishes  go to all our students who are leaving us this year. We look forward to seeing our returning students on the first day...

CTC celebrates DofE success at Buckingham Palace

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On 16th May 2016, College Principal Dr Chris Drew attended a once in a life time Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace, London. At the event Dr Drew was presented with a special plaque from the DofE, acknowledging the CTC’s commitment to running the DofE and thanking it for giving young...

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Overseas robotic telescopes at CTC

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The first images using the robotic Faulkes Telescope South were taken by CTC students during National Astronomy Week 2014. Students have since been attending a Physics extension class, selecting their own deep sky targets and controlling the telescope via an internet link to Australia. These sessions were performed during lunchtime sessions – when it was...

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Student Ball 2016

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Our Annual Student Ball was held on Friday 6th of May. It proved to be a wonderful occasion enjoyed by staff and students. Below are a small selection of photographs taken on the night.Students wishing to have a digital copy of any photograph can get them from reception in exchange for a small donation to...

AS Challenge Group

Congratulations to our Physics Students

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This week Principal Dr Drew awarded our high achieving physics students certificates for the AS Physics Challenge The Challenge is part of the British Physics Olympiad competitions run by Oxford University. It consists of a very demanding one-hour paper comprising questions that stretch lateral thinking skills and require candidates to apply fundamental physical principles to...

Cife award winners 2016

CIFE Awards 2016

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Congratulations to three of our former students,  all of whom had a wonderful trip to the House of Lords last week to receive their CIFE College Awards for 2016. They were accompanied at the event by principal Dr Chris Drew. The three Awards Winners were: Xinghao Cheng                     Xinghao, from China, is awarded a prize for...