Past Events

Science Stretch and Challenge Session – Thursday 28th November

This session was designed by Dr Shaun Donnelly (MA Oxon) Head of Science at Blue Coat School, who  put together a series of challenging and interesting research tasks and experiments for Biologists, Chemists or Physicists who have applied to study any science at Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. Taking the theme of ‘super-foods’ as its

Approaching Challenging University Interviews – November 21st

Miles Hewstone of Oxford University came to The Blue Coat School to discuss university interviews – the pitfalls, challenges and processes that students go through. Prof Hewstone focussed specifically on the interview process for Oxford University, but there was a good level of applicability to those applying to all prestigious university courses.  

STEP (Sixth Term Extension Paper) – October 17th

Our STEP (Sixth Term Extension Paper) Maths event took place on October 17th. Students from 5 schools across Greater Manchester attended the session, which was run by Peter Mitchell, Oxford educated Mathematician and ex-Head of Maths, an expert vastly experienced in running online workshops as well as bespoke sessions like this one. Feedback has been