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Sports at the Paddock

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 18

The penultimate day of Reach was action-packed; classes in the morning included delving into the mental habits of happiness in Psychology, and questioning what freedom means in 20th-Century Britain in the Politics & International Relations class. In Life Sciences & Medicine, students got into some problem-based learning, exploring clinical scenarios, and in English Literature &…
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Fundraising with Sabre

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 17

  Today was a big day here at Reach Cambridge – SABRE day! Central Cambridge boomed to the sound of African drums this afternoon as part of a charity fundraiser organised and run by our Community Outreach students. Reach has a long established relationship with the SABRE charity, who work with the Ghanaian government to…
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Cake decorating

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 16

Today was off to a dynamic start, with the Physics and Engineering class getting the opportunity to build and launch their very own rockets (see video below)! The Law and Politics classes also got to venture into London on a day trip, where they visited a top City law firm. The firm was so big it even…
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Reach Explorer

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 14

Once again, we were off to London! Rather than Shakespeare and the South bank, today the day consisted of Museums and finished off with shopping mayhem: a balanced day overall! The flurry of students were divided into two equally high-spirited groups. One of which went to the Science museum and the other which attended the…
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Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 13

Today we headed out of Cambridge for a fun-filled day at Stratford-Upon Avon and Warwick Castle. Stratford-Upon Avon is famous for being the 16th century birthplace of English playwright William Shakespeare. Possibly the most famous writer in the English language, students enjoyed a tour in the morning, where they saw Shakespeare’s birthplace, home and burial…
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Reach Explorer

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 12

Friday morning saw a dynamic range of classroom topics, from structural engineering and probability theory, to Shakespeare and Rawls. The Law class even put on a mock trial – complete with wigs and gavels! After classes today, the students channelled their enthusiasm for the weekend excursions into an active afternoon of sports. An energetic game…
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Personal Statement Workshop

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 11

Today’s blog comes in the form of a poem, courtesy of supervisor Katie!   Sports and classes,  learning and volleys, filled Reach Cambridge, Students wearing their sunnies.     But the shades came off, and we didn’t keep still. Teaching architects, Young Leaders or application skills.     And on the eve, our corridors feasted,…
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Reach Explorer

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 10

♫ Sun is shinin’ in the sky There ain’t a cloud in sight It’s stopped rainin’ everybody’s in a play And don’t you know It’s a beautiful new day, hey hey… ♫   The sun is back here in Cambridge, bringing the return of a blue-sky backdrop to our usual myriad of activities. The afternoon…
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Reach students

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 9

‘It’s raining, it’s pouring, Cambridge is snoring…” As one can expect in a traditional English city like Cambridge, the summer season is often interspersed with cold and wet weather. As a result, the Reach students were off to a slower start today. However, the Reach Cambridge team are adamant that a rainy day will never…
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Reach Explorer

Program 1: Explorer 2017 – Day 8

Cambridge experienced some very ‘British’ weather today: blue skies followed downpours, downpours followed blue skies, in a never-ending cycle of meteorological confusion. However, lessons went on as usual, and the English Literature students in particular were treated to an exciting educational excursion. They sought poetic inspiration on their journey around Cambridge’s most wistful sites, stopping…
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