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Oxford High Study Day

Oxford High Study Day

Photograph: Tea blending elective run by Tea Consultant Angela Pryce.  

As part of the Curriculum Extension Programme in the sixth form, 6.1 boys spend one day per term on an elective programme with girls from Oxford High School.  They choose an elective from those offered at both schools and then spend the day immersing themselves in their subject of choice.  About half the sixth form girls from Oxford High travel to Radley and are replaced for the day by Radleians travelling in the opposite direction. Some boys choose an elective to reinforce their A level subjects but for others, it is a chance to try something a bit different to broaden their intellectual horizons.  The full list of electives is below. 

Art - Multi Culturalism - Cultural Identity - The Modern Day Selfie
Computer Sciences - Programming
Culture & History - Russian Politics
Engineering - Morgan car factory visit
Geography - Contentious Issues in Global Energy Policy
History & Culture - Tea Blending
History & Literature - Machiavelli
Language & Culture - French cooking
Language & Culture - Great Latin Americans
Language & culture - World Cinema
Language - Linguistics
Literature - Literature on screen
Literature - Melancholy and Madness in Early Modern Literature
Literature - The Plays of Arthur Miller
Science - Applied microbiology
Science - Aromatic chemistry
Science - DNA testing.
Science - History of Medicine
Science - Problem solving in Physics and Engineering
Theatre - Design & model a stage set in a day

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