Summer School


Program Description


Are you thinking of studying in the UK? Why not come along to our Summer School and get a head start on your peers?

For Summer 2018, Cardiff Sixth Form College will be offering three programmes:


The programme has been developed mainly for students aged 14+ who will be progressing into full-time education in UK institutions, either immediately upon completion or in the following year. It is equally suitable as a pre-GCSE or pre-A-Level course and will serve either as a head-start or as a comprehensive revision programme. Apart from intensive English language preparation, students will also be taught core academic subjects (Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Economics), to help them to adjust to specific demands of British education.


If you excel academically and have the drive to succeed, you may be considering an application to Oxford or Cambridge. These institutions are among the most selective universities in the world so it’s all about academic ability, potential, and commitment. This course will help students to understand what sets Oxbridge apart from other universities and what the application process entails. The programme will also be useful for students considering other top universities such as London School of Economics, Imperial College London, University College London, Durham University and others.


Applying to a medical school is a big decision to make and requires a great amount of planning and preparation. Our Medical Programme has been designed to help students interested in a variety of healthcare careers, including dentistry and veterinary medicine, make an informed decision about which course and which university would suit them best and develop their own preparation strategy to ensure the best chance of success. Due to the competitiveness of medical school admissions, applicants will require specialist support and guidance, including personalized career advice and personal statement sessions. The course provides a deeper insight into what studying medicine involves, what requirements students need to meet and what deadlines they need to be aware of.


The college has a first-class reputation for delivering academic success, so why not come to Cardiff to share in that expertise while getting to know a new city and making new friends?

Cardiff is a lively, multi-cultural city which offers all the amenities you would expect from a national capital city including quality restaurants, shopping centers, museums, art galleries, concert halls and much more. Visits to historical landmarks will be included as part of the Summer School programme. To find out more about Cardiff, please refer to the Visit Cardiff website.

The college campus is within an easy walking distance of the city center, which is situated approximately 30 mins from Cardiff airport and 40 mins from Bristol airport, while major London airports are easily accessible by road or rail.

Start dates

Oxford Preparation and Medical School Preparation Programmes:

  • Arrival date: Sunday 22nd July 2018

  • Start date: Monday 23rd July 2018

  • Duration: 2 weeks (Finish Date Friday 3rd August | Departure Date Saturday 4th August)

Academic Programme:

  • Arrival date: Sunday 22nd July/ Sunday 29th July/ Sunday 5th August 2018

  • Start date/s: Monday 23rd July, Monday 30th July or Monday 6th August 2018

  • Duration: 2 weeks/ 3 weeks/ 4 weeks

  • (Finish Dates Friday 3rd August / Friday 10th August / Friday 17th August )

  • (Departure Dates Saturday 4th August / Saturday 11th August / Saturday 18th August)

Airport transfers

Complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off service is available to all Summer School students. Available pick-up dates and times will be displayed here soon.

Summer 2018 fees

  • Academic Programme - 2 weeks - £2,340
  • Academic Programme - 3 weeks - £3,160
  • Academic Programme - 4 weeks - £3,840
  • Oxbridge Preparation - 2 weeks - £2,900
  • Oxbridge Preparation + 1 week Academic Programme - £3,630
  • Oxbridge Preparation + 2 week Academic Programme - £4,150
  • Medical School Preparation - 2 weeks - £2,900
  • Medical School Preparation + 1 week Academic Programme - £3,630
  • Medical School Preparation + 2 week Academic Programme - £4,150
Last updated July 2018

About the School

Cardiff Sixth Form College was founded in 2004. As a small, private tutorial college, we were dedicated to pioneering a new approach. Combining small class sizes, excellent teaching and individual att ... Read More

Cardiff Sixth Form College was founded in 2004. As a small, private tutorial college, we were dedicated to pioneering a new approach. Combining small class sizes, excellent teaching and individual attention for each student; we believed in nurturing potential - and the results were first class. Read less

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