Category Archives: News

Greene’s tutor makes Boat Race history

On 11th April, 2015, one of Greene’s tutors will be making history.  Shelley Pearson, a tutor on our U.S. SAT preparation courses, will row for OUWBC (the Oxford University Women’s Boat Club) in the 70th Women’s Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Shelley rowed at Harvard University and competed at the World Junior Championships twice, winning [...]

Posted on: April 7th, 2015 | Categories: News

GCSE and Edexcel IGCSE results 22 August 2013

Tomorrow is results day for GCSE and Edexcel IGCSE candidates. Results will be available on Greene’s Online from 6am tomorrow, Thursday 22nd August for all Greene’s students and private candidates who have taken GCSEs and Edexcel IGCSEs with us. Greene’s Online has been updated and so will look different from the last time you logged [...]

Posted on: August 21st, 2013 | Categories: News

A level results day at Greene’s 2013

Many congratulations to all the Greene’s students who are now heading off to their chosen universities.  Don’t forget that your Personal Tutor will be on hand today if you have any questions. We will be updating our blog and Twitter feed over the next few days to acknowledge our students’ successes. First is a comment [...]

Posted on: August 15th, 2013 | Categories: News


What do I do if my A level results are lower, or better, than expected?

Congratulations to all our students who have achieved the results they need to go on to the university they have chosen. We hope you are pleased with your examination results, but we know that some students will not have received the results they hoped for. Each student has individual circumstances and our personal tutors will [...]

Posted on: August 15th, 2013 | Categories: News

A level results day: 15th August 2013

A level and AS results come out tomorrow. If you are a Greene’s student, or have taken examinations with us as a private candidate, your AS and A2 results will be available for you on Greene’s Online from 6am tomorrow, Thursday 15th August. Greene’s Online has recently been updated, so it will look slightly different [...]

Posted on: August 14th, 2013 | Categories: News

Pride and Prejudice starring Greene’s Laurence Goodwin!

Greene’s Academic Director, Penny Vaughan-Fowler, reviews the Oxford Theatre Guild’s production of Pride and Prejudice. Last night we went to see Oxford Theatre Guild’s production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The part of Elizabeth Bennet was played by none other than our very own U.S. Admissions Co-ordinator, Laurence Goodwin! Oxford Theatre Guild’s production of Peter [...]

Posted on: July 18th, 2013 | Categories: News

SATs: Different (but do-able) for British students

The following article was recently featured in the Fulbright Commission‘s e-newsletter. In it, we discuss the differences between U.S. admission exams and A levels. The American SATs and ACTs can be something of a puzzle for British students.  However, having assisted many successful U.S. applicants, here are some hints. First, a word of warning!  Some [...]

Posted on: May 14th, 2013 | Categories: News, Study & Exam Tips, U.S. SAT, Upcoming courses

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

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