Economics Editor pays promised visit!

Economics Editor pays promised visit!

On Wednesday 3 May, we were the privileged hosts of David Smith, Economics Editor at The Sunday Times.  This was a promised visit after our young economists inundated him with entries to his annual Christmas quiz and were declared the winners!  (See background story...
New year brings exciting new opportunities for young economists

New year brings exciting new opportunities for young economists

GCSE and A level Economics students are no strangers to the economic analysis produced by David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times.  Reading David’s weekly analysis is firmly embedded into the Economics curriculum. On 17 December, David published his annual...
Tutor2U Economics Conference, Manchester

Tutor2U Economics Conference, Manchester

In economics, particularly microeconomics, we analyse the marginal costs and/or marginal gains which arise because of the production or consumption decisions made by economic agents.  It is usually the case that individuals make decisions based entirely on their own...
Stepping stone to specialist degrees

Stepping stone to specialist degrees

Emmanuel’s Sixth Form is proving the perfect stepping stone to degree courses in subjects not offered at A Level.Last year, more than 40 students progressed on to university in new subjects, including highly competitive courses like Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry and...

University offers are music to the ears of budding maestros

For some music is a passion; for some it’s a pastime; but for others it’s also a profession.Young musicians Jonathan Iceton and Katie Ross are hoping that a degree in the subject will lead them to their dream job.Jonathan took up a place at Cambridge University to...
Stepping stone to specialist degrees

Oxbridge linguists set the standard

Ambitious linguist Katie Wilson is continuing Emmanuel’s proud tradition of sending students to Oxbridge to study Foreign Languages.Katie is studying French and German at Oriel College, Oxford, and is the ninth student from Emmanuel College in the last six years who...