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OISC: The October Half Term Programmes

Published EDU-WorldWide on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

OISC October Programmes

Revision programmes for a wide range of examinations – IB at HL and SL, (including TofK and Extended essay support if required) , A level, A/S, (I)GCSE, with all syllabuses and subjects offered

- Oxford and Cambridge test preparation.

The programme includes:

1. Advice and orientation on applying to Oxford or Cambridge

2. Written tests at and before the interview (all subjects to which this applies) , with lessons with specialist tutors eg , ELAT, TSA, etc

3. Interview practice (general)  and Current Affairs discussion groups with an admissions tutor from the university and other experienced Oxford tutors

4. Interview practice (subject specific)

5. Personal statements .

6. If required the course can be combined with revision of school subjects relevant to Oxford or Cambridge prep. (We teach for A Level, IB, AP, and Abitur)


- Preparation for English language tests including IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge examinations, as well as support in General English for students taking other subjects

- Boarding School entrance tests including ISEB,UKISET, and other entrance and scholarship examinations, including 13+ and 16+.

The courses include :

  • A full timetable including small group and individual teaching, mock exams, Study Skills, and supervised study.
  • Advice on  UCAS applications, interviews, and personal statements, if required.  

Accommodation options

  • Host families, which have been inspected and approved
  • The Residence (age 14+) which offers en suite rooms, a common room and dining room

Fees and other charges


Standard programme:                                   £550 per week

English Language only:                                  £300 (20 lessons) or £400(30 lessons) per week

This includes:

- A choice of one or two subjects (20 lessons per week in small groups, or individual tuition of equivalent value if group tuition is not available in a subject).

- Testing as appropriate

- Study Skills seminars and supervised study

Individual programme:                                 £950 per week

This includes 20 private lessons, mock exams, study skills and supervised study

Extra individual tuition:                                £50 per lesson

We offer a reduction in fees for students joining the programme in small groups.


Host family                                         £250 per week  

£270 per week (under 16)

Residence                                           £480 per week

Accommodation is in single rooms (unless friends wish to share) with half board and weekend lunches.


Students arrive Sundays and leave on Saturdays. Since school holidays differ internationally there are no set dates, and students may stay for any number of weeks .

If you would like further information on Easter, Half Term or Summer programmes please email on or phone +44 1865 201009

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