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Oxford’s oldest tutorial college

DESIGN YOUR EDUCATION. TRANSFORM YOUR FUTURE.

At Greene’s College Oxford, our educational philosophy is based on one simple assumption: if students’ education is tailored to suit their unique qualities and needs, they are more likely to be successful.

Study at Greene’s College Oxford blends small group or individual tutorials, dynamic feedback on learning, and one-to-one weekly Personal Tutoring sessions to ensure all students have personalised guidance.

Our approach to education is based on the principles of the tutorial method of learning, and fosters confidence, responsibility, and independence in our students. Students have access to inspirational tutors, academic mentors, and online learning resource, Greene’s Online, at any time, regardless of their location.

The wider curriculum includes regular Leadership sessions to prepare students for their future careers alongside a wide variety of student-led societies.

Speak with one of our team here to find out how we can help you design your education and transform your future.

Get in touch to find out more.

– Carmen Dare,  College Principal

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What makes Greene's College Oxford
stand out?

Times change: values endure.

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Rise to the Challenge

Whether your results exceeded your hopes or if you missed your goal slightly we believe it is time to reframe the concept of retaking: we see retaking as a new path to success.

 

Did you know that 90.9% of all Greene’s A level retakes improve by at least two grades?

Individualised Education

Greene’s College Oxford invites students to enrol at any time throughout the year, liberating students from a one-size-fits-all curriculum, as well as the fixed academic calendar. Our students are encouraged to identify clearly their academic goals and take strategic steps to achieve them. This means enrolling in the courses that support their objectives, and none of the classes that do not.

Learning without Boundaries

Students at Greene’s College Oxford have access to Greene’s Online, a custom-built online platform, where they can upload their work and review their assessments. Students receive live feedback and can track their progress independently in their own time. Study is in person or online, so geography will not limit academic development.

 

We also have a college in Estoril, Portugal. Find out more about it here.

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Collaborative Learning

We teach through the tutorial method to encourage analytical and creative thinking. This approach to learning is defined by one-on-one tuition, taught in the Socratic style, with an emphasis on independent study. Our students find they can retain more information when guided by their own curiosity – and it provides a more seamless transition from A levels to university life.

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Expert Guidance

We work with only the very best academic tutors. Each one has achieved academic excellence in their field and every tutorial radiates this enthusiasm. Our tutors are selected for their ability to convey the required information in a meaningful manner and, with the help of our Personal Tutors, they inspire students to seek answers for themselves. With almost 55 years’ experience, Greene’s has the tools to empower students to succeed.

Meet Our Tutors

Your Goals - Our Expertise

Jan

BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS & EFL

Jan is an educator with a plethora of skills to inspire students to achieve more than they believed possible. She is patient, caring, and develops a trusting relationship with her students, whilst sharing subject expertise developed over two decades of teaching.

 

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AGNIESZKA

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS AND LAW

Agnieszka teaches both Government & Politics and Law. She holds an M.A.and LL.M. in law as well as a Ph.D. from Oxford Brookes where she was a university lecturer. Agnieszka is passionate about tutoring and runs the College’s debating society.

ANGUS

ENGLISH LITERATURE

Angus lectures in English Literature at the University of Oxford, U.K., and has been working for Greene’s since 2011. Angus was awarded his D.Phil. from the University of Oxford for his doctoral research on James Joyce, and he has numerous publications to his name, covering a wide spectrum of English Literature.

AMY

 MATHEMATICS

Amy has extensive experience in giving Mathematics tuition across all age groups as well as ten years of experience in the classroom. She is a qualified teacher, holding a 2-year PGCE in Mathematics Education as well as a Masters in Arts Honours degree from the University of Edinburgh. In recent years she has worked as an examiner for the Edexcel examination board. She prides herself in her ability to foster enjoyment, confidence and success in Mathematics.

CHARLES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Charles has relished and adopted an interdisciplinary approach throughout his academic career, putting language and communication at the centre of his work in both the Humanities and the Sciences. he obtained an M.Sc. in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management from the University of Oxford, for which, in 2019, he was awarded the University’s Examiners’ Prize for the Highest Overall Performance.

 

DUNCAN

EFL

Duncan has a DTEFLA from Cambridge University. He has nearly 30 years EFL teaching experience in Europe, Asia and Africa, teaching everything from nursery school children to NATO military generals. He is also an experienced teacher trainer, having run CELTA courses at the British Council in Milan and training on DELTA courses. He is passionate about learning, and developing students to fulfil their potential.

JENNY

CLASSICS & CLASSICAL CIVILISATION

Jenny has postgraduate qualifications from both the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. From Oxford Jenny was awarded her Masters degree in Classics (Latin and Ancient Greek) and from Cambridge a post-graduate teaching qualification. Jenny has almost 30 years of experience teaching Latin and Ancient Greek in range of top schools in the U.K.

JULIAN

PHYSICS

Julian has a Master’s Degree in Engineering and a Post-graduate qualification in Education from the University of Oxford. Since then he has taught Physics at a range of top independent schools in the U.K. and has been tutoring at Greene’s for the last three years. Julian is an experimental Physicist who strongly believes in learning by doing. Julian has also coached and participated in rowing and real tennis at an international level having considerable with his rowing teams.

LAMINE

MATHEMATICS

Having studied and worked in many different countries, Lamine has a wide international education and experience. He holds a BSc qualification in Computer Science from Oxford Brookes and has been teaching Mathematics in the UK and at a range of levels for over 15 years. His particular area of interest is Decision Mathematics and logical mathematical frameworks.

ROWENA

SCIENCES

Rowena is a chemist and after having received First Class Honours in Chemistry at the University of Oxford she went on to complete a Ph.D. at the University of Birmingham on “Zeolites and other molecular sieves for chromate remediation”. Rowena has been tutoring in Chemistry for the last ten years and during that time was also a Research Fellow in Physical Chemistry at the University of Birmingham. Rowena is also a fully qualified rock-climbing instructor.

sHELLEY

MANDARIN CHINESE

Shelley holds certificates in Pharmaceuticals, Accounting, English and Management from different universities in China, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Shanghai International Studies University. Shelley has tutored Mandarin Chinese with many students from early years to adults and from beginner to advanced levels. She enjoys seeing them flourish in this wonderful language.

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Meet Our Personal Tutors

Your education - our expertise

What is a Personal Tutor?

 

Your Personal Tutor is your academic mentor at Greene’s College Oxford. During your weekly meetings, they will help you negotiate the freedoms and responsibilities that come with learning independently.

Alex

PERSONAL TUTOR

With over 30 years in academia, from his Ph.D. in Geological Sciences to his work as a Research Fellow for the Natural History Museum, London, Alex uses his knowledge and experience to support his students towards achieving their educational goals. Alex has also been an examiner at A level for the AQA examination board, and so can effectively identify the strengths and weaknesses of students’ work.

Anne

PERSONAL TUTOR

Anne has over 10 years of tutoring experience. With her experience as a tutor, she is able to support her students with a detailed understanding of content, exam techniques, and how to revise effectively. As a Personal Tutor, she helps students to improve their communication skills, critical thinking abilities, and confidence levels.

Caitlyn

PERSONAL TUTOR

For over 10 years Caitlyn has taught GCSE, A level, and undergraduate students. An alumna of the University of Oxford, with additional experience as an archival researcher for MIT and Harvard, Caitlyn seeks to support students with her keen understanding of both the American and English education systems.

Daniel

PERSONAL TUTOR

Although Daniel has devoted half his life to understanding the science of language acquisition, it is his belief that his role as a tutor is, first and foremost, to inspire students to become fascinated with the English language, and its power to break cultural barriers and explore ways of thinking. As a Personal Tutor, his methodology can help to support non-native speakers of the English language.

David

PERSONAL TUTOR

David is a passionate and supportive Personal Tutor, evidenced by how in recent years he has been twice nominated for Birmingham City University’s award of Engaging and Inspiring Teacher of the Year.

Learn more about our Personal Tutors and the wider academic support options available to students at Greene’s.

 

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Results

IN UNCERTAIN TIMES, QUALITY COUNTS

Students who have taken tuition at Greene’s in the last academic year (2021-22) have gone on to achieve above the national average in A* and A grades – 41% of grades at Greene’s are A* or A grades. Many congratulations to all our students for another excellent year of A level results. We would like to thank our staff and tutors for their tremendous hard work and dedication.

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Partnerships

Learning without boundaries.

Greene’s partners with independent schools across the country to deliver bespoke seminars covering a wide array of subjects using our Oxford-based tutors.

Our students

Trying to fit in? One size doesn’t fit all.

Arthur, who currently studies at our college in Estoril, shares his plans and future aspirations.

On of our current students in Estoril, Peter, tells us about his experiences at Greene’s and his visions for the future.

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