A levels offer the best sixth form programme

In this article, John Southworth, Principal of MPW London, describes why A levels offer the best sixth form programme for university-bound students, combining flexibility and specialisation while developing a strong skills base for degree-level study. The new ‘linear’ A level exams mark a return to rigour and

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New exams boost demand for 2017 Easter Revision

CIFE colleges are reporting high demand for A-Level and GCSE Easter Revision courses this year.  This is being attributed to the recent reforms to the exam systems, with the new non-modular A levels being examined  for the first time this summer. James Barton, Director of Easter Revision

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Impact of Brexit on education UK

Amid the talk of the economy, immigration and sovereignty, the impact of Brexit on education UK hasn’t had much of a look in. CIFE Vice-Chair and Principal of CCSS in Cambridge, Stuart Nicholson, decided to put that right by seeking out the views of an expert. As

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50% of CIFE students get top university places

One of the best measures of a sixth-form college’s success is the quality of the universities its students join afterwards. To get into a top university course a student needs strong grades backed up by expert advice and effective help with application procedures. CIFE colleges do both

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The challenge of revising in 2016

For students facing A-level and GCSE exams in 2016, getting revision right is more important than ever as the changing nature of exams adds extra uncertainty to the task. Update March 23 2016. OFQUAL to allow a final retake of old exams. Read our news item about

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