A tradition of quality learning
cARDIFF Sixth Form College (CSFC) is ranked the No.1 independent school in the United Kingdom based on A-Level results cited by The Times and The Daily Telegraph and have held the top position for independent schools and co-educational schools for the past four years.
CSFC has a history of ensuring its students excel academically and receive a holistic educational experience. CSFC also encourages and supports students to participate in leading competitions.
Cardiff Sixth Form students recently took part in the first round of the 2013 Physics Olympiad. The British Physics Olympiad is examination-based. It challenges and rewards the best physicists in British schools and is used to select the UK Physics Team for competing at an international level.
The college received two Gold awards, three Silver awards, five Bronze awards and 13 commendations. Of the two Gold awards, CSFC student Theerapat Muangpoem of Thailand was placed in the Top 50 students in the UK and will go on to participate in round two.
Mathematics Senior Team Challenge
The Senior Team Maths Challenge is jointly organised by the United Kingdom Mathematic Trust and the Further Maths Support Programme. CSFC was invited to enter a team of students for the Regional Final and 26 students participated.
The team excelled in the first two rounds and made it through to the third round where they competed in the Senior Kangaroo. Seven students came within the top 25% and received awards of Merit.
Mico Chai, who is currently studying Mathematics at the London School of Economics, achieved the highest Mathematics scores in the country with 600/600 UMS points.
CSFC students recently took part in the first round of the Biology Olympiad where they competed against other schools across the UK for entry to the second round.
Outstanding results were achieved with eight students achieving the top award of Gold, of which five will go on to compete in round two.
The British Biology Olympiad challenges and stimulates students with an interest in Biology to expand and extend their talents.
It also provides a means of selecting a team to represent the UK at the International Biology Olympiad, which sees 60 countries taking part.
Magdalene Ting received the Gold Award in the Biology Olympiad in 2013 and achieved the highest marks in the WJEC Biology and Chemistry examinations. Her Cambridge-mate and former CSFC student Marcus Sim reinforces the college’s commitment to enabling its students to inspire, reach and achieve.
Marcus is currently studying Medicine at Cambridge. He is an exemplary student, achieving the Nuffield Bursary and an award for Best Student at the annual CFSC Cultural event.
The college excelled in other subjects too. For the second year running, Cardiff Sixth Form students have been recognised for obtain- ing the highest A-Level results in Mathematics, Chemistry and Economics.
Current CSFC student James Liew achieved 600/600 in Mathematics. James is currently in his A2 year and has applied to study Engineering at Cambridge University.
This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Cardiff Sixth Form College. It started in celebration after receiving three top awards from Education Advisors UK.
CSFC boasts three titles – Top Private School in UK by A-Level Results for 2013, Top Private CoEducational Boarding School by A-Level Results for 2013 and Top Private Sixth Form College by A-Level Results for 2013.
The year also started in celebration with 17 students so far receiving offers to Oxford and Cambridge and many other students receiving offers to other top universities in the UK.
CSFC has come so far since it opened its doors to its first student in 2004. The college now boasts over 300 students from 32 different nationalities.
It is offering full scholarship on tuition, equivalent to £24,000 (RM113,500) over six terms and £20,000 (RM94,600) over five terms to high achievers signing up for the A-Levels in either the September 2014 or January 2015 intakes.
For details, look out for CSFC’s advertisement in this StarSpecial.
Cardiff Sixth Form College has come so far since it opened its doors to its first student in 2004.