Breaking Into Top Universities. TOP SIXTH FORM COLLEGE. In 2013 CSFC was ranked top of the A-Level League Tables cited by and . Education Advisors UK also ranked CSFC top in three categories : Top Private School in the UK
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TOP SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
CFSC A Level Results
2013100% A* - B / 95.01% A* - A2012
99.5% A* - B / 94.7% A* - A
98.1% A* - B / 83.7% A* - A
100% A* - B / 91% A* - A
Top once again!
29% received offers from Oxbridge, Imperial and LSE
71% received offers from Top Universities.
57 students received offers from one of the Top 15 Universities.*excluding Oxbridge, Imperial and LSE.
18 students who applied for Medical School all received offers including Hong Kong and Chinese
Top A levels
HOW TO GET INTO THE TOP
What the top universities expect:
There are some key steps students need to take in order to achieve the best chance of getting your chosen place.
Important Note: The following steps do NOT apply to all universities.
Step 1: GCSE/IGCSE Results
The top universities will check your GCSE/IGCSE (or equivalent) grades and the more A* grades you have the better.
Step 2: AS Module Results
You must get at least 90% in each of your AS modules.
Step 3: Predicted A Level Results
Universities will check your predicted A Level results. These are based on your AS results.
e.g. If you have obtained above 90% in each module then you are likely to be predicted A* in A2. If you have below 90% your predicted grades will be based upon your modules (80% = A, etc)
The Personal Statement section of the UCAS form is very important because it gives you the chance to show the selectors how good you are and why they should select you from all the applications they receive.
The Personal Statement section of the UCAS form is the part where students have the chance to show what they are really like as people – make the most of this chance!
UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAM
There are a number of university entrance exams, including:
Interviews for a place on a university course are a very important part of the selection process. They are your chance to convince the selectors that you are the right student for their course!
The interviewers are not trying to ‘trip you up’, they just want to see you and to hear you talk. They cannot tell how good your communication skills are just from your UCAS form – this is your chance to show them!
Universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, and all healthcare courses require you to attend an interview.
How can CSFC
Unlike traditional schools CSFC offers a flexible subject combination with a timetable tailored to each individual student.
An average of 7 hours per week for core A level subjects; most schools offer an average of 4 hours per week.
Specialist teaching from staff with over 15 years experience and many of whom are text book writers and have Chief Examiner or External Examiner status in the UK for various examination boards.
Small class sizes with a Staff : Pupil Ratio of 1 : 12.
We regularly monitor students progress with weekly tests in all subjects; we identify problem areas early and provide additional support where needed.
Regular homework assignments.
Additional private study sessions on a one-to-one basis or in groups.
Regular revisions classes during half term, revision weeks and holidays.
A- Levels are an internationally recognised qualification as well as being the preferred qualification by UK Universities for their depth and breadth.
They offer students the opportunity to experience the intellectual challenge and stimulation of studying subjects in much greater depth before they go to University.
At CSFC there is an interesting selection of subjects which can be taken in any combination . Each student has their own unique timetable which is tailored to meet their individual needs.
We offer two A-Level routes; 18 months (January intake) and 24 months (September intake).
In Year 1 students choose 4 AS subject choices and at Year 2 they will continue with 3 subjects for A2. During their studies students receive approximately 25 hours a week of scheduled class time, plus tutorials and study sessions. Students benefit from weekly test, frequent homework assignments and regular revision classes during the school holidays and weekend, if required.
Since 2007 100% of students applying for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science have been successful in gaining university places for their chosen courses, as well as considerable success in gaining places to study other high demand course such as Engineering, Economics and Humanities.
We actively arrange regular work experience placements (a very unique feature to CSFC) coupled with an extensive Cambridge Pre-u Diploma; Global Perspective Research and Independent Research Report, allowing students to make an informed career choice.
We have an excellent record for placing Oxbridge candidates –
17 students gained offers in 2013!
EXCELLENT TRACK RECORD FOR PLACING MEDICAL STUDENTS
In the past three years alone we have placed 31 students into their first choice Medical Schools; and expect a further 19 students to take up their places this September!
That’s 50 qualified doctors by 2019!
The average number of successful medical students at a Private school or college is 6.
Medical School Students
201319 students* 2012
*Pending A-Level results
A GREAT LIVING ENVIRONMENT
Accommodation where you’ll feel happy, safe and secure
A MULTICULTURAL COLLEGE
AT CSFC we have students from over 32 nationalities. We cap entry from each
country at 20-25 students to ensue we maintain a multicultural environment
Where students not only excel academically but learn from each other and their
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