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What is the STEM Grammar Stream?

In partnership with Marlborough College, we have developed a bespoke programme to enable our high achieving students, who are passionate about STEM subjects, to meet their potential.

This programme provides specialist guidance and enrichment opportunities to support progression to elite universities and supports students to develop the skills to become the next generation of leaders within science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Who is STEM Grammar Stream For?

The programme is aimed at the highest GCSE performers, who have the potential to succeed at a high level in their A Levels and are passionate about a career in STEM.  Students would be expected to take two or more of the following subjects:

  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Pure Maths
  • Further Maths
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science

Why Choose our STEM Grammar Stream?

The most prestigious universities in the UK have extremely demanding entry requirements that often go above and beyond simply needing exceptional grades, and therefore this programme aims to develop you as an individual and ensure your application stands out above the rest.

  • Specialised STEM Career Pathways – each with a unique range of supra-curricular activities to support progression in that area.
  • dedicated tutor group led by a specialist STEM tutor with 2 specialist tutorials a week.
  • £100-200 Bursary Scholarship to support your academic progress.
  • Specialised support for students who wish to become medics or apply to Oxbridge.
  • Personalised support and guidance on making applications to the top universities and writing personal statements.
  • Preparation for admissions tests such as BMAT and UKCAT.
  • Practice interviews for Medicine and Oxbridge applicants.
  • Appropriate work experience and volunteering opportunities to support your career aspirations.
  • Visits to Russell Group and Oxbridge universities.
  • Extensive opportunities to broaden your subject knowledge including conferences, workshops and external speakers.
  • Support with applying for summer schools in a range of subjects.

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