The first day: a new beginning

The first day: a new beginning

First days are always exciting and a little nerve-wracking and it was no different for our opening day at Phoenix College Málaga. At about 8:30 in the morning the first students started to arrive and were welcomed by Mr Mitchell, Ms Ridyard and Mr Riley. It was great...
Local Investment in Phoenix College

Local Investment in Phoenix College

We are delighted to announce that Phoenix College has gone into partnership with a group of parents, lawyers and bankers, who are adding their financial investment to that of the Phoenix Teachers, James Riley, Kirsty Ridyard and Alex Mitchell. The new Partners also...

How History Can Help You Spot Fake News in a Post-Truth Society. Mr Riley offers some History support on how to answer source-based questions at IGCSE and A Level (Cambridge, EdExcel and AQA)

There has been much in the news about false news and how we are living in a post-truth society. However, this is nothing new, as we have seen these ideas throughout history, for example with the term “Yellow Journalism” in the late 19th century in the USA. As Randolph...
Oxford And Cambridge Interviews

Oxford And Cambridge Interviews

Oxford And Cambridge Interviews As someone who survived the process herself, I sympathise with those who have been summoned to interview at Oxford or Cambridge this Winter. It’s a nail-biting time, but here I attempt to answer some of the questions I am asked...
Helping Your UCAS Application Get Sent!

Helping Your UCAS Application Get Sent!

As I said in a previous post, clicking on “Pay /Send” does not, contrary to popular belief, send your application to UCAS. Only an authorised person – usually your referee, UCAS Co-ordinator or Head of Centre is able to do this. They check through your application and...