the Scholars Programme Graduation

21 May 2024

On Wednesday 15 May, 14 of our Year 12 students attend a Graduation Event to celebrate their achievement in finishing The Scholars Programme at the New College Oxford. The graduation ceremony is designed to feel like a university graduation – students are called up by name, they collect a certificate, and Finley G acted as ‘Spokes-Scholars’, sharing what our students learnt and reflected on their course. The students participated in a campus tour, learnt about university life and finances, and imagine what it might be like to attend a competitive university. Congratulations to everyone for completing the programme with such outstanding results! 


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