CIFE colleges were the pioneers of Easter revision and are the major providers of these intensive courses, helping  thousands of students every year. Given the great range of sixth-form programmes available it's not possible to lay on Easter Revision courses in everything so colleges specialise in offering specific subjects and syllabuses. All A levels and GCSEs are now linear - examined at the end of the course. This puts more pressure on students because they have to know the whole subject content for those final exams. That makes getting revision started over Easter even more important. Working with teachers who fully understand the new types of exam paper and questions is essential.

The section below, Easter Revision course comparison, looks at differences between CIFE colleges' courses. It gives information on dates, subjects, costs, accommodation etc. It's updated every January.

Check our advice page for articles about how to revise effectively. Here's an article about getting Easter Revision right and how a course at a good college can help.

How can an Easter Revision course help?

For good results in summer exams you must revise during the Easter break, but sticking to your own revision during a holiday isn't easy. An Easter Revision course is an effective way to kick-start the whole process. It provides you with structure, revision, exam practice and support in one concentrated package. Easter Revision courses can make a major difference to your exam results. The momentum you develop will carry you all the way through to the summer exams.

What happens in an Easter Revision course?

Intensive work in a small group, led by an expert teacher, covers a surprising amount of material in a short time. Lots of exam question practice, and accurate feedback on what examiners want, will build your expertise and confidence. This gets the revision process firmly under way and gives you a real feeling of progress. Good revision over Easter makes the remaining weeks before the exams more productive and less stressful.

Why choose a CIFE college for Easter Revision?

CIFE colleges teach highly exam-focused courses, so their teachers are experienced and very effective in this sort of intensive work. Many students report that they learnt more in a week on a CIFE college Easter revision course than in a whole year at school.

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    A level Easter Revision course & GCSE Easter Revision course comparison

    As explained in more detail on our advice page 'getting Easter Revision right', Easter Revision courses come in all shapes and sizes, with significant differences in taught hours, syllabuses covered, costs etc.

    The table below compares some of these key differences for all the CIFE colleges offering Easter Revision in 2022. You will still need to contact individual colleges (or the CIFE secretary) to find details of syllabuses etc, but we hope this Easter Revision course comparison page will get you started. 


    Link to college details, Course details

    Avg Class

    Course dates Cost

    Ashbourne College
    London Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter revision courses

    Ashbourne is one of the top two A level colleges in London, with half its students going on to Russell Group universities. It was one of the first colleges in London to offer Easter Revision courses and has been running an Easter Revision programme for more than thirty years.

    Students are taught in small groups, with lots of individual attention and extensive exam technique and past paper practice. They also receive a comprehensive course pack and a written report by each teacher upon the completion of each course.

    7 Mon 28th Mar to Fri 1st Apr 2022
    Mon 4th to Fri 8th Apr 2022
    Mon 11th to Fri 15th Apr 2022
    £575 to £600 per course (15 hours).

    GCSE Science and A level (A2) Politics are offered as full-day courses (30 hours), £1200.

    Individual tuition: £100 per hour in blocks of 10 and 15 hours.

    Cherwell College
    Oxford Easter revision courses


    Web: Short term course programmes

    All main subjects offered for GCSE, and A level for all major exam boards. Intensive tuition in small groups and/or individually (depending on subject studied), incorporating revision, exam technique and progress tests/mock examinations.

    Students concentrate on one A-Level or two GCSE subjects per week with 30 hrs in groups or 15 hrs one-to-one tuition.

    • Residential (1 week) spread over 5 days, arrivals on Sunday, departures on Friday after classes (extra night stay and/or weekend accommodation can be offered if staying for more than one week). Includes full-board in our new accommodation with single occupancy en-suite rooms.
    • Non-residential or Online option Monday through to Friday (with the possibility to condense to fewer days if opting for one-to-one tuition)


    Mon 4th to Fri 8th April 2022
    Mon 11th to Fri 15th April 2022
    Mon 18th to Fri 22nd April 2022
    Residential (1 week): £1,375
    Non-residential or Online option (1 week): £975

    Birmingham Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter Revision courses

    MPW Birmingham have been running Easter Revision courses for over 30 years. These courses build understanding and confidence by providing intensive revision of core topics, daily examination practice and help with study and revision skills.

    A wide range of subjects at A Level, NCUK and GCSE are available. 

    GCSE courses: 5 half-days (17.5 hours). 
    A Level and NCUK courses: 5 full days (35 hours).

    Expect to be worked hard during these Easter Revision courses and note that Easter students are taught in the same small groups (maximum of 9 students) as main courses.

    Max 9 Mon 4th to Fri 8th Apr 2022
    Mon 11th to Fri 15th Apr 2022
    Mon 18th to Fri 22nd Apr 2022
    A Level and NCUK
    5 x half days £685 (AS or A2)
    Full Course 5 x full days £1370GCSE
    5 x half days (One subject) £643

    Cambridge Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter Revision courses

    All main subjects at A Level and GCSE offered. A Level board-specific courses. Year 12 A level & GCSE courses: 5 half-days (17.5 hours). Year 13 A Level courses: 5 full days (35 hours). One-to-one (7.5 hours). 7.5 hour one-to-one sessions also available for certain subjects at A level and GCSE.

    Full board, fully supervised accommodation available Sun-Fri at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. Weekend half-board also available.


    (max 9)
    Mon 28th Mar to Fri 1st Apr 2022
    Mon 4th to Fri 8th Apr 2022
    Mon 11th to Fri 15th Apr 2022
    Year 12 A level - £620
    Year 13 A level - £1170
    GCSE - £620
    One-to-one - £620Full board accommodation £560; half-board £250.

    London Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter Revision courses

    All A Level and GCSE courses are offered for the majority of Exam Board specifications at MPW's London campus.

    Year 13 A level courses run across 5 days (40 hours) with the exception of the subjects below:
    8 hour: A level Modules in Classical Civilisation, English Literature, Philosophy and Religious Studies
    4 hour: A level Modules in History, Ancient History, Geography, Greek, Latin, Modern Languages, Music and Theatre Studies

    GCSE and Year 12 courses run across 5 days either am or pm (20 hours) with the exception of the following:
    4 hour: GCSE modules: English Literature, Geography, History, Music
    30 hour: GCSE Triple Science


    Mon 28th Mar to Fri 1st Apr 2022
    Mon 4th to Fri 8th Apr 2022
    Mon 11th to Fri 15th Apr 2022
    Year 13 A level (40 hours): £1,401 per subject
    GCSE/Year 12 (20 hours): £906 per subject
    GCSE (30 hours): £1,201 per subject
    8 hour course: £348 each
    4 hour course: £259 eachDiscounts apply when booking multiple courses.
    Full refund for cancellations due to COVID subject to proof of PCR test.

    Oxford International College
    Oxford Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter revision courses

    All main subjects at GCSE, IGCSE, IB and A Level, some subjects at Pre-U. Week-long residential or non-residential courses held at one of our glorious Oxford locations. Three subjects or papers per week, with one and half days spent on each. A combination of tutorials, for consolidation of knowledge, and exam practice. Small class sizes. Study skills included. End of course reports written by the tutors. Evening entertainment programme for residential students.


    (max 6)
    Mon 4th to Fri 8th Apr 2022
    Mon 11th to Fri 15th Apr 2022
    Mon 18th to Fri 22nd Apr 2022
    Day Only: £889 per week
    Residential: £1,254 per week

    Regent Independent College
    London Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter revision courses

    GCSE and A-level  Easter revision courses for all core subjects; including both one-to-one MS Teams online and grouped course options.


      One-to-one online A-level and GCSE Easter revision programme £45 per hour.

    Rochester Independent College
    Rochester Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter revision courses

    Over 30 years’ experience teaching specialist intensive courses, Tutors are the College’s own experienced permanent teachers with proven track records of exam success. Essential examination skills taught and model answers demonstrated. Shorter one or two module topic specific courses can be arranged. Course report with constructive help and advice for revision at home included. Full College facilities including supervised single room boarding with evening study club and activity programme for those that choose to board.


    8 Mon 4th to Fri 8th Apr 2022 GCSE & A level Revision Courses: £675 for 15 hours (small group tuition)

    Boarding: £95 per night full board

    Bath Academy
    Bath Easter revision courses


    Web: Revision courses

    Small group tuition and bespoke one-to-one tuition in all major A Level and GCSE subjects. Half-day courses run Monday to Friday (20 hours). Sessions are split between formal teaching focused on areas that students find challenging and daily assessment to improve exam technique and application of knowledge. Detailed feedback is given on assessments and end of course report is sent. Accommodation available.


    2/3 Small group is £620 (5-day) or £500 (4-day).

    One-to-one tuition is £192.50 per 4-hour session.

    Single hours are £55.

    Discounts for multiple bookings.

    Carfax College
    Oxford Easter revision courses

    Bespoke individual revision course in all main A level and GCSE subjects, as well as specialist teaching in Pre-U and IB examinations. All standard courses include seminars on study skills, revision strategies, and effective exam technique. Sessions are oriented towards different levels and subject areas, so that pupils can benefit from guidance that is most relevant to their needs and the types of question they will face.  Every pupil has the opportunity to sit formal mock examinations under realistic conditions. A full written report, including feedback on mock exam performance and recommendations for further study and preparation, is issued at the end of each course.

    Collingham College
    London Easter revision courses


    Web: A level | GCSE

    All main subjects at A Level and GCSE offered.

    Homework is set throughout and reports are sent at the end of the course.

    GCSE Combined Science (28 hours' tuition) £950.

    Examination Skills day £220, or £115 when booked in conjunction with a full revision course.

    5 A Level (17.5 hours' tuition):
    1 subject £625
    2 subjects £1210;GCSE (14 hours' tuition):
    1 subject £495
    2 subjects £950
    3 subjects £1405.

    David Game College
    London Easter revision courses


    Web: Easter Revision courses

    David Game College has been offering Easter Revision Courses in London for over 45 years. Easter Revision Courses are an excellent way to structure revision with the advantage of an experienced teacher who can answer questions as they arise.

    Currently offering A level & GCSE Maths, Economics and Further Maths, A level Psychology and A level & GCSE Geography revision courses; preparing students for their GCSE, IGCSE, AS or A Level examinations by offering targeted lessons with the focus on examination technique. Throughout the sessions, teachers consolidate students’ knowledge and teach them how to apply this knowledge in exam questions.

    A level revision courses, pricing from £180 to £672
    Please contact for more details.

    Westminster Tutors Independent Sixth Form College
    London Easter revision courses

    Web: Easter revision courses
    We offer bespoke A Level and GCSE revision courses for almost all subjects on the Edexcel, OCR & AQA boards, for legacy and reformed specifications. Teachers’ qualifications are second to none & many are also examiners. Each student’s revision course is designed to meet individual need & is taught 1:1. Book early as revision is offered on a first come, first served basis. Always
    1 to 1
    Revision rates: £92 per hour, or £88 per hour if booking 10 or more hours.