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Everything you need to know about CIC’s Student Council

What role does the Student Council play in the college? The Student Council organises the events that go on in college. So far, we’ve been involved in various charity events, organised bake sales to raise money for charity or to help with funding for the Christmas party, held a ‘wear pink to school day’ to raise awareness for breast cancer, organised a movie night for Halloween, and organised the Christmas party. We’re also a source of information for other students,… Read More

CIC student Gurkiran announced as winner of prestigious CIFE award

We’re delighted to announce Gurkiran Kalsi as this year’s winner of a prestigious CIFE award for academic excellence. The awards ceremony will be taking place early next month at the House of Lords. Every year, CIFE (The Council for Independent Education) holds a ceremony to recognise outstanding students from each of its member colleges. Our Principal, Martin Meenagh, comments that: “Gurkiran is an exceptional young woman. She is 18, and has already achieved 13 A or A* grades at GCSE,… Read More

GCSE students visit the Saatchi Gallery

Year 11 GCSE students recently visited the Saatchi Gallery to see the exhibition ‘Painters’ Painters’ featuring work by nine different artists including Dexter Dalwood and Ansel Krut. The students really enjoyed exploring the large bright rooms of the Saatchi and enthusiastically took a number of photographs. They were particularly impressed with the sheer scale of the paintings and the bright colours used. Read More

Students start to receive some fantastic university offers

With the UCAS deadline now several weeks’ past, students have started to hear back with decisions on their university applications. Some fantastic offers have been received so far, including an offer for Economics at the University of Cambridge, and over 35 others from top Russell Group universities. Students have been offered places on a real A to Z of courses including Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, Law, and Psychology to name but a few. Universities have… Read More

A-level art and photography students explore more of London’s galleries

Once again, A-Level art and photography students have been busy exploring London’s art galleries. On 30th November, year 12 students went on a trip to Tate Britain to visit the Paul Nash exhibition. They really enjoyed looking at the landscape paintings and particularly commented on the calming muted colours they observed. This exhibition will consolidate existing research that is a crucial part of the course. On 1st December both the year 12 and 13 A-level photography students visited Somerset House… Read More

A-level History students visit the Churchill War Rooms museum

A-level History students spent a lovely afternoon last week visiting the Churchill War Rooms museum. As part of their A-level coursework, the students had just completed an enquiry unit on Winston Churchill. What better way to put their work into context than with a visit to the Chuchill War Rooms museum?  … Read More

Get your tickets for our Christmas Party

Our Student Council have been hard at work organising this year’s Chritmas Party. This year it will be held at the Community Hall at the Sir Oswald Stoll Mansions opposite the college. There’ll be a DJ, dancing, plenty of good food and prizes. Tickets cost £5 and can be bought from reception.  … Read More

Chelsea students achieve fantastic results (again!) in the UKMT Senior Challenge

We’ve just received the results from this year’s UK Mathematics Trust Senior Challenge, and once again, it was another fine showing from our students. The Senior Mathematical Challenge is a tough exam entered by about 100,000 students from across the UK. It is designed to make students think carefully and challenge them beyond the limits of the A-level syllabus. This year, we had a record number of four students achieving top results and automatically qualifying for follow-up rounds. The qualifiers,… Read More