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Hinchingbrooke School

Oxbridge Information

We aim to offer specific targeted support for all our students. An example of this is the tailored programme of guidance for potential Oxbridge candidates. 

Below is a summary of the programme we provide across the course of Year 11 -13 for potential Oxbridge students. We seek to make high achieving students aware, to encourage ambitious planning, and provide support for those who wish to make an application. 

Year 11

(March) High achievers identified. These students meet the Dr. Organ, Brasenose College Oxford, who introduces them to the idea of Oxbridge and why this might be something to aim for.

Year 12

(Jan ) Option of shadowing and residential visit to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge

(March) Post 18 choices conference: Potential Oxbridgers meet with Dr. Organ to go through making an application and areas to focus on to support an application.

(July) Visit to Oxford for potential Oxbridge Applicants

Year 13

(Sept) Pre- interview coaching: Students who are making an application meet Dr. Organ to go through the interview process and ask any last minute questions.

(Oct/Nov) Sixth form team arrange mock interviews with Dept Staff for applicants invited to interview.