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Is Cambridge Pre-U delivering on its promise to prepare students well for university? Yes, according to the students we’ve spoken to. Cambridge Pre-U’s emphasis on self-directed learning and critical thinking helps close the gap between school and university, and sets students up for their degree.
Edward Tranter achieved the highest score in the UK when he took Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives & Research (GPR), as well as three A Levels, at Spalding Grammar School in June 2018. He is now studying in the United States, reading Philosophy at Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania after securing a scholarship thanks to significant support from the Sutton Trust US programme. We spoke to him in January 2019.
Sasha Arridge studied Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives & Independent Research, together with four A Levels, at Shrewsbury School in the UK, before reading Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at Oxford University. We spoke to him in April 2018.
VIDEO: Teachers at Westminster School in London share their experiences of teaching Cambridge Pre-U subjects.
VIDEO: Teachers from Winchester College explain how they helped develop the Cambridge Pre-U Biology, Chemistry and Physics syllabus, and the benefits of teaching Cambridge Pre-U to their students.
VIDEO: Students and the GPR course coordinator at Central Sussex College explain what they like about the Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) syllabus.
VIDEO: Epsom College in Surrey teaches Cambridge Pre-U Literature in English. Former students reveal how studying Cambridge Pre-U has helped them on their university degree courses.