Super Curriculum Summer 2024

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OXFORD DAYS APRIL Chaucer Here and Now at the Weston Library (Lower Sixth English pupils) Wednesday 24th April

Trip to the Ashmolean Museum (Fourth Form Ancient World Perspective pupils) Friday 17th May

Come From Away at New Theatre Oxford (Pathways, A Level and IB Drama pupils) Wednesday 24th April

OTHER TRIPS APRIL Eco Society trip to Wytham Woods Friday 19th April

Trip to the Ashmolean Museum (Lower Sixth Classics pupils) Friday 26th April


Blue Beard at the Battersea Arts Centre (Lower Sixth A Level and IB Drama pupils) Tuesday 30th April

‘What is History? Studying the Past at University and Beyond’ at Rewley House Thursday 9th May, 4.30pm, Rewley House



Conservation trip to the Cotswold Wildlife Park (Lower Sixth ESS and Fourth Form Sustainability Pathway pupils) Wednesday 15th May

What Are You Wearing? (see overleaf) Wednesday 17th April – Saturday 4th May

Lecture by Dr David Haycock: ‘Artists and the First World War’ Thursday

Long Day’s Journey Into Night at Wyndham Theatre,

18th April, 8.00pm, E1

London (Lower Sixth A Level English pupils) Monday 20th May

Rewind at The North Wall (Lower Sixth A Level Drama pupils) Friday 19th April, 7.30pm Bree Smith: Musical Drama Theatre Q&A, followed by Musical Theatre Audition Workshop Monday 22nd April, 4.30pm, Drama Studio


Raku and Pit Firing Day at Wytham Woods Anagama Kilns (Fourth Form Ceramics pupils) Monday 10th June

Blenheim Society trip to Chalke Valley History Festival (Lower Sixth

History pupils) Monday 24th June

History Lecture:

Art & Design Talk: ‘Gemmology Rocks’ Thursday 9th May, 6.00pm, Olivier Hall

Author James Barr – ‘Should we blame Balfour?

A short history of the Israel/Palestine conflict’ Monday 22nd April, 5.00pm, Olivier Hall Oxford Lecture in Maths: Dr Colin Wright Workshops and year group lectures with Shell, Fourth and Fifth Form and Lower Sixth Maths and Computer Science pupils followed by a Keynote Lecture on ‘The Unexpected Maths of Juggling’ Workshops and year group lectures:

Biology Challenge (selected Shell and Fourth Form pupils) Thursday 16th May, 6.00pm, Attenborough


Kenneth Grahame Society Discussion Evening Tuesday 4th June, 8.00pm, Warden’s Rooms

Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th April, 8.30am–4.30pm Keynote Lecture: Tuesday 30th April, 5.30pm, Olivier Hall

Intermediate Biology Olympiad (Lower Sixth Biology pupils) Thursday


Universities Conference (Lower Sixth pupils and parents) Friday 3rd May, 10.15am, Christie Centre

6th June, 6pm, Attenborough

WHAT ARE YOU WEARING? Wednesday 17th April–Saturday 4th May Sustainable fashion exhibition and associated events in The North Wall Private View Wednesday 17th April Film screening: Fashion Reimagined Tuesday 23rd April, 8.00pm Textiles Workshops with natural dyer Kate Turnbull (Textiles and Art pupils) Wednesday 24th April Inspiring People Talk: Aja Barber, writer, stylist and consultant Wednesday 24th April, 8.00pm Revolution, Tiff Darke, journalist and sustainability campaigner, and Rahemur Rahman, fashion designer (Fourth Form and Lower Sixth Geography, ESS and Politics pupils) Wednesday 1st May, 2.15pm and 3.45pm, Olivier Hall Sustainability Panel Discussions with Carry Somers, founder of Fashion

TEDDIES SUMMER LECTURES Monday 10th–Thursday 13th June, Olivier Hall Featuring Politics with Patrick Maguire; Medicine with Priya Marathe; Ventriloquism with Max Fulman; and more... Kenneth Grahame Society Discussion Evening Monday 17th June, 8pm, Warden’s Rooms

Philosophy Society: Izzie Brown – ‘The Ethics of Self-Driving Cars’

Tuesday 18th June, 8pm, Old Library

Fifth Form Conference: Sustainability and Disaster Relief Wednesday 19th & Friday 21st June, Oxley Library

Fourth Form Enterprise Day Monday 24th June, 8.30am, Oliver Hall

Academic societies are listed below with their time and location. For more information, contact the Head of the relevant department.

Art (Fourth Form Club) Art (Sixth Form Drop-in)


Monday , 5.00-6.00pm, Art Department


Every day , 9.00am-7.00pm, Sixth Form Art Studio

Biology: BioSoc


Thursdays of Week A , 6.00-7.00pm, Dawkins, Life Sciences

Biology: Goodall Club Biology: Dissection Club


Friday , 4.30-6.30pm, Attenborough, Life Sciences


Thursdays of Week B , 6.00-7.00pm, Attenborough, Life Sciences

Ceramics Soc


Monday , 4.30-6.00pm, Ceramics Studio Tuesdays of Week B , 8.00-9.00pm, C2 Wednesday , 4.30-6.00pm, Room 12 Friday , 4.30-5.30pm, Humanities Room C Friday , 4.45-5.45pm, various locations Tuesday , 4.00-5.00pm, Design Department Tuesday , 8.00-9.00pm, Room 12

Chem Soc

Fortnightly Fortnightly

Classics (Lower Lyne) Classics (Lyne Society) Computer Science Soc Debating Society Design Club (Shells) Design Engineering (Guided Studio Sessions)

Twice per term

Weekly Weekly Weekly


Thursday , 4.30-5.30pm, Design Department

Drama - OX2


Monday , 4.30-6.00pm, Drama Studio

Wednesday/Thursday , 4.00-5.00pm, 6.00-7.00pm, 8.00-9.00pm, Drama Studio


Drama - Theatre Soc



Thursdays of Week B , 6.00-7.00pm, E11

Eco Soc FemSoc

As advertised As advertised

Film and Photography Financial Markets Society Foreign Language Film Forum

Weekly Weekly

Tuesday , 5.15-5.45pm, MFL Room 3 Tuesday , 6.00-6.50pm, E9 8.00-9.00pm, MFL Department

Twice termly

Geography Society

Ad hoc


German Club


Thursday , 4.15-5.00pm, MFL3

History: Blenheim Society (Senior)

Weekly, period 7 Weekly

Wednesday , 3.35 - 4.20pm, Workblock Room 8

Jewellery and Craft Club Kenneth Grahame Society Livingstone Society (Literature Club) Maths Society (Junior) Maths Society (Senior)

Monday , 4.30-5.30pm, Jewellery

As advertised

Mondays , 8.00-9.30pm, Warden’s Rooms


Wednesday , 8.30-9.30pm, English Department

As advertised

Monday , 8.00-9.00pm, Big School Monday , 4.45-5.30pm, Newton Tuesdays of Week A , 8.00-9.00pm, C2




MFL Society Model UN

As advertised


M/T , 8.00-9.00pm, Humanities Room E

Philosophy Society


Old Library or Recital Room

Phoenix Society (English)

As advertised



Tuesday , 4.30-6.00pm, P3

Politics Society

Fortnightly Fortnightly

Thursdays of Week A , 6.00-6.45pm, Room 8 Workblock Tuesdays of Week A , 1.30-2.15pm, Humanities Room E

Psychology Society

Psychology/Social Science Reading Group SciSoc (Fourth Form) Screenwriting Workshop


Wednesday , 8.00-9.00pm, Humanities Room E

Weekly Weekly

Tuesday , 4.30-5.30pm, P2

Thursday , 8.00-9.00pm, Library

Sports Science

As advertised

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