Fun in the sun

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On Thursday evening, Ulink and other CTC students enjoyed the glorious weather with an evening of activities at Park Hill. Students from Ulink School, Shanghai are currently studying at CTC as part of a one-term GCSE taster course. Whilst Lianne, Arwen, Zena and Jennifer (an existing CTC boarder) enjoyed the sun, they took it in...

CIFE Academic Awards

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This year’s CIFE Academic Awards were held at the House of Lords on 18th April 2018. The awards were presented by Lord Lexden OBE, who became CIFE President in 2013. It was a very special and important occasion for the students, their proud families and dedicated teachers. This year’s College Award went to Darrell Lee!...

Journey towards university Medic offer

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Congratulations to Ali Kayyale who has an unconditional offer to study Medicine at Barts and the London. Growing up in war-torn Aleppo, Ali saw the devastating impact of a lack of medical care.  He tells his story in his own words. “I had always wanted to pursue a career where I could help people but...

CTC at Commonwealth dinner

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Last night, CTC were represented at the Conservative Party Commonwealth Dinner at The Dorchester Hotel, London. Dr Drew, CTC Principal, and Patricia Brown, Director of Welfare were guests at the dinner where Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond delivered a keynote speech.

Mathematics at CTC

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Throughout the academic year, CTC students have been entered into national Maths challenges. Below is a review of the considerable achievements by our students. Congratulations to all who participated. Senior Maths Challenge Results Nov 2017 The SMC is run by the UK Mathematics Trust and is taken by over 82, 000 students nationally Total entrants...

Photo Journalism degree course offer

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CTC student Kiyana Hashemzadeh has been offered a place on the highly prestigious Photo Journalism degree course at the London College of Communication (UAL). Her achievement is all the more remarkable considering the majority of students apply from Art Foundation courses. Kiyana’s work explores photographic narratives of people from her home country of Iran and...

British Physics Olympiad: AS Physics Challenge 2018

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The AS Physics Challenge is one 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 novel situations. This year Tiemothy Wuisan, who started his studies here in January this year,...

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...