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My Results Day Story

Ben, a former Greene’s, student, shares his story of receiving disappointing A level results last year and how he approached a second chance at A levels with Greene’s. On Results Day in 2011, my A level results left me disappointed and without a plan. I came to Greene’s Tutorial College after hearing about their reputation [...]

Posted on: August 14th, 2012 | Categories: Education

Justice for the Pendle 10!

Senior Tutor, Matthew Uffindell, researches the story of the Pendle Witches – and the echoes of an extraordinary event which continue to reach us from the distant past. Pendle Hill, isolated from the main range of the Pennines, rises above the Ribble Valley in Lancashire.  In July and August of this year, this beautiful area [...]

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 | Categories: History, Literary, News, Tutor Articles

Greene’s – An Introduction

Established by Edward Greene in 1967 under the name Edward Greene’s Tutorial Establishment, Greene’s is Oxford’s oldest tutorial college and has supported the education of approximately 15,000 students over the last 50 years. Having read Classics at Wadham College, Oxford, Edward Greene worked as a private tutor and also a teacher at Magdalen College School [...]

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 | Categories: News

5 Tips for Revising for Physics

Here are your weekly revision tips: this week is Carmen Marin-Ruano, our Physics Tutor and Science Practicals Examiner, on how to revise for any  Physics exam. 1. Never Forget the Unit Do you know the units and appropriate annotations for all your measurements? Memorising things like a Joule= J and a Coulomb= C means you [...]

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 | Categories: Education, Mathematics, News, Revision, Science, Study & Exam Tips, Tutor Articles

Top 5 Revision Tips for A Level English

Senior Tutor, Matthew Uffindell, gives his time-tested advice for revising for your A level English examinations. There are a number of useful tips for revising for English A level.  With many years as an examiner and helping students through the revision period, I have chosen five important pieces of advice to help you avoid the [...]

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 | Categories: Education, Literary, Revision, Study & Exam Tips, Tutor Articles

100 Years Later Stoker Lives On

100 years after Bram Stoker’s death, Carla Neuss explores the dozens of adaptations of  ’Dracula’ while trying to understand what made this narrative so unforgettable.   On April 20th, 1912, the Irishman who was known in his life time primarily as a successful business man and theatre manager, died of a stroke. But Bram Stoker [...]

Posted on: April 20th, 2012 | Categories: History, Literary, News, Tutor Articles

The First 5 Tips for Revising Mathematics

This summer nearly 85,000 UK students will sit examinations in Mathematics for A level. As the examination season approaches, Greene’s Mathematics Co-ordinator, Patrick Finch-Noyes, shares his top five tips for preparing for C1 and C2 Mathematics examinations. 1. Minutes = Marks When sitting practice papers, and eventually in the real examination itself, this rule is [...]

Posted on: April 16th, 2012 | Categories: Education, Mathematics, News, Revision, Study & Exam Tips, Tutor Articles

An International Easter at Greene’s

Senior Tutor, Matthew Uffindell, interviews the diverse staff at Greene’s to discover how Easter is celebrated in Poland, Norway, Italy, Spain, and the United States. Ask Greene’s staff about their images of the traditional Easter, and the answers are fascinating and varied.  They illustrate just how diverse we are behind those cultured English and American [...]

Posted on: April 4th, 2012 | Categories: History, Tutor Articles

Rowing for Glory: the University Boat Race

Former Greene’s Tuition Coordinator, Frankie Cowl, probes behind-the-scenes of one of Britain’s oldest and most competitive sporting rivalries. Frankie is a graduate of Keble College, Oxford, where she read English. On April 7th 2012 rowers from two of the world’s most prestigious universities will take to the Thames, oar in hand, to partake in a battle [...]

Posted on: April 2nd, 2012 | Categories: History, Sport, Tutor Articles

A levels and A level retakes

Are you a good man?

Emily is currently studying AS levels in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Economics at Greene’s. Emily is hoping to read Engineering at university. Emily recently achieved 7.5 in her IELTS examination and a gold certificate in the UK Senior Maths Challenge.  From the Holocaust in the Second World War to “The Reader”, from the Wave experiment to the [...]

Posted on: March 26th, 2012 | Categories: News

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