Final Farewells

Final Farewells

With heavy hearts the sun dawned on the last complete day of Oxford Scholastica. There were final opportunities to head into Oxford to purchase gifts for those back home – particularly from those being relied on for airport pickups! Our final day always has a...
Changing the World; Talents abound

Changing the World; Talents abound

As the summer school nears completion, final assignments for each of the classes were due and some of the less well-organised students looked a little weary from meeting deadlines. However, they rallied as the second-to-last full day of the summer school presented an...
Windsor & Eton: Corgie Heaven

Windsor & Eton: Corgie Heaven

We set off for our second day trip of the summer school to visit Windsor Castle and Eton College. Windsor Castle is the official castle of Her Majesty the Queen, and she resides there for around two months of the year. It is also a very impressive castle, home to many...
Helping the Community

Helping the Community

Tuesday brought with it the Enterprise Hero Ben who shared with the class his experiences of starting several successful businesses. Each of the other classes followed their normal routines before our group headed off on the Volunteering Masterclass. The Volunteering...
Oxford Union Debating

Oxford Union Debating

Beginning the second week of the summer school, everyone was starting to delve deeper into their respective subjects. After class, free time and independent study we all went to the Oxford Union for our Debating Masterclass. The students were taught the British...
An Evening on the Thames

An Evening on the Thames

Sunday began with a brunch banquet in the accommodation before a number of optional afternoon activities. A group of students went shopping in the nearby town of Bicester, while a number settled down with Georgia, Tim and Mohammed to be enthralled by the Great British...