Residential study programs for 14-18 year olds in Cambridge, UK.
One of my absolute favourite parts of Reach is picking up students from the airport on arrival day. Yes, it means waking up at 4am, but nothing beats meeting excited students and welcoming them to Cambridge (and England), often for their first visit. And this arrivals day was no different! England has been going through…Read More
Charity Football Tournament
On another sweltering Monday afternoon, the annual charity 5-a-side football tournament took place on Downing Paddock. Featuring squads of 7 players with a mix of boys and girls, a round robin competition drew a large crowd of fellow Reach students looking to support their friends and also the Sabre Trust. 5 teams entered consisting of…Read More
London: Take One!
Last Sunday we took advantage of a beautiful day and journeyed to London. Half of the group explored Tate Modern and took in Macbeth at the Globe Theatre, while the other half enjoyed a morning at Greenwich, followed by a river cruise down the Thames to Southbank in the afternoon. Greenwich and Southbank Group: Greenwich…Read More
Beach fun at Brighton!
On Saturday the 6th of July, Reach Cambridge students were enthused to hear that they would be visiting Brighton, often referred to as London-By-The-Sea. Visitors can escape city life and take a break on its pebbly shores, as well as experiencing unforgettable adrenaline rushes on the roller coasters at the legendary Pier. Reach Cambridge students did…Read More
Ceilidh Night – A Scottish Tradition
When most Reach Cambridge students were told that the evening activity would be a Ceilidh, they responded with silence and a look of puzzlement. By the end of the evening they were laughing, dancing with their partners and counting ’1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8…’ as they flew around the room. There are some things in life that can’t be…Read More
A perfect day for punting
One of the highlights every summer for Reach students—and any visitor to Cambridge for that matter—is the chance to punt on the Cam River. Frequently confused with a gondola, a punt is a flat bottomed boat that is propelled by a pole, rather than an oar, and thus can be great fun for novices to try…Read More
Trinity Hall College: A Supervisor’s View
The first 5 days of the Cambridge summer school has come and gone now and it seems as if the students are starting to feel truly at home in the setting of Trinity Hall College (one of two Cambridge Colleges Reach students are staying in this July – check back soon for a post on…Read More
Reach Cambridge July 2013 has begun!
We are delighted to announce that Reach Cambridge summer school – July 2013 – has officially BEGUN! Students from across the world flew in today to be met by the Reach Cambridge team and brought back to two beautiful Cambridge Colleges – Downing and Trinity Hall – which will be home for the next three…Read More
Reach Cambridge students to work with the Sabre Trust
Education is a huge part of Reach Cambridge summer school. Of course, there are plenty of opportunities to take part in a range of fun activities, as well as excursions to lots of exciting places! But education is really important to us, and that’s one of the reasons why, over the last five years, we…Read More
May Bumps: The battle of the Cambridge colleges
If you walk through Cambridge today you’ll see students everywhere – having picnics in the parks, taking leisurely punting trips, and wondering round the shops. And they all look really very happy. Why is this? It’s because after months of hard work, exams have finally finished! You may also notice that people can, all of…Read More