Every year several of our students apply to Oxbridge. Our acceptance rates are above the national and local averages.

We provide the following support to help our students through the process:

  • Open Day visits to University of Oxford and University of Cambridge in Year 12
  • St John’s College Oxford Student Roadshow (informal discussion and advice from current Oxford undergraduates)
  • ‘The Edge’ Oxbridge Masterclass: a challenging session on critical thinking, reasoning and the super-curricular evidence required for interview
  • St John’s College Application Workshop
  • Personal statement surgeries
  • Ex-Luffa students Q&A sessions
  • Subject specialist staff mentors
  • Mock interviews
  • Tracking of applications and liaison with admissions tutors if required

Useful links/websites

Staircase12 - University College Oxford's online hub of resources for students aiming high at school and thinking about applying to top universities

St John's College, Oxford working with schools

The Telegraph - Applying to Oxbridge: the 10 tips for success

Which? University - Oxbridge Applications - five things you might not know

What Uni? - Ultimate Guides - Applying to Oxbridge: A Complete Guide

Studential.com - Applying to Oxford or Cambridge