The literary tradition of Oxford, delivered to you

Oxford has long inspired and excited some of the world’s finest writers. JK Rowling’s Harry Potter was dreamt up in this town of ‘dreaming spires’. Marvel at Hogwart’s dining hall and Alice in Wonderland’s Tea Party.

From Oscar Wilde to Philip Pullman, Oxford has a literary pedigree that is hard to match elsewhere. Your tutor will introduce you to some of the techniques that these greats have used, and you will be encouraged to write as much as possible so that you go home with your own short stories.

You’ll also study the development of the English literary tradition, sharpen your critical eye, advance your writing skills, and broaden your horizons to discover your own voice as a writer and scholar.

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Our tutors are Oxford academics and have spent years honing their teaching skills.

We provide tutors of the highest quality so you will be learning from leaders in their field, ensuring you will gain knowledge which will boost your university application prospects and improve your grades.

Lessons are divided by subject and taught in small groups with a maximum of 15 students per class.

Our tutors are highly experienced teachers and motivated academics from Oxford. They will guide you to think more deeply about your subject and gain academic maturity before you apply to university.

You will get the opportunity to experience interactive classes, interdisciplinary seminars, thematic workshops and a group project on a shared local problem.

Our courses are designed and delivered with a focus on developing your academic rigour. This is crucial when you come to apply to university and it shows you have the potential and commitment to be successful there.

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