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Upcoming Ashbourne open webinars: Oxbridge and Medical School entry preparation

Ashbourne Independent Sixth-form College

Ashbourne is hosting two new webinars focusing on entry into Oxford and Cambridge Universities (Tuesday 16 June, 12 noon) and competitive Medical Schools (Wednesday 17 June, 12 noon), as part of our Virtual Open Events throughout June.   Ashbourne’s Oxbridge Programme coordinator Will Stockland has been helping students prepare for entry into Oxford

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Ashbourne students win gold in the British Physics Olympiad

Ashbourne Independent Sixth-form College

Ashbourne final-year A level students won gold awards in the first round of the British Physics Olympiads (2019), putting them in the top 100, while the first year students scooped awards in the AS Challenge. Top row from left – Peter Stanton (Physics teacher) and AS Physics

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Ashbourne student wins Best Short Film at Moving Image Awards

Ashbourne Independent Sixth-form College

Ashbourne student Charli Eglinton won Best Short Film and was awarded Overall Winner at the WJEC EDUQAS Moving Image Awards 2018 for her short animation ‘8’,  which tells the story of two brothers and their ties with the mafia. The Moving Image Awards is a national competition, designed

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Ashbourne students win ISA Music Composition awards

Ashbourne Independent Sixth-form College

Ashbourne A level Music students won two awards in the ISA Music Composition Competition (2019). Deniz Dortok won second place with Goldmunds Journey and Dominic Tso won third for Homage to Beethoven and Shostakovich, in the sixth form category. The Independent Schools Association (ISA) competition received more than 100 entries from a wide age range of pupils.

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Ashbourne students win awards at the British Biology Olympiad

Ashbourne Independent Sixth-form College

Ashbourne A level Biology students won the Highly Commendable Award and Silver Award at the British Biology Olympiad 2019. The competition, open to students from around the world, is part of the Royal Society of Biology’s programme to inspire, engage and reward budding biologists. Four finalists are

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