Greene’s offers a full-time, university-style sixth form education, both in Oxford, England and in Estoril, Portugal – with academic oversight resting with the Oxford college. In Portugal, Greene’s is the first tutorial college and the foremost sixth form college in the Lisbon area.
Oxford’s oldest tutorial college, IN PORTUGAL
DESIGN YOUR EDUCATION. TRANSFORM YOUR FUTURE.
At Greene’s, our educational philosophy is based on a simple assumption: if a student’s course is tailored to suit their unique qualities and needs, they are more likely to be successful.
Whether students are sitting A levels for the first time or re-taking, we are committed to putting students first; fostering self-confidence, responsibility and independence. We accomplish this in three ways: our inspirational tutors, the Tutorial method of learning, and the Greene’s student online resource. Tuition can also be delivered online promoting accessible learning for all, regardless of the location.
Greene’s is not an ‘examination factory’. Our academic approach includes a blend of small group tutorials, with instant feedback on learning, and one-to-one weekly personal tutoring sessions to ensure all students have personalised guidance and feedback. Our wider curriculum includes regular Leadership sessions to prepare students for their future careers alongside a wide variety of student-led societies.
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WHAT MAKES GREENE'S STAND OUT?
Two Colleges - One Vision
Greene’s College Oxford invites students to enrol at any time throughout the year, liberating students from a one-size-fits-all curriculum, as well as the fixed academic calendar. Our students are encouraged to identify clearly their academic goals and take strategic steps to achieve them. This means enrolling in the courses that support their objectives, and none of the classes that do not.
Learning without boundaries
Students at Greene’s College Oxford have access to Greene’s Online, a custom-built online platform, where they can upload their work and review their assessments. Students receive live feedback and can track their progress independently in their own time. Study is in person or online, so geography will not limit academic development.
We also have a college in Oxford, England. Find out more about it here.
We teach through the tutorial method to encourage analytical and creative thinking. This approach to learning is defined by one-on-one tuition, taught in the Socratic style, with an emphasis on independent study. Our students find they can retain more information when guided by their own curiosity – and it provides a more seamless transition from A levels to university life.
We work with only the very best academic tutors. Each one has achieved academic excellence in their field and every tutorial radiates this enthusiasm. Our tutors are selected for their ability to convey the required information in a meaningful manner and, with the help of our Personal Tutors, they inspire students to seek answers for themselves. With almost 55 years’ experience, Greene’s has the tools to empower students to succeed.
Meet Our Tutors
Your Goals - Our Expertise
DR. ADRIAN AGER
B.A. (Oxford Brookes), Ph.D. (Oxford Brookes)
After completing his undergraduate degree in English and History, Dr. Ager embarked on a Ph.D. in the History department at Oxford Brookes and began teaching as an associate lecturer at the university. Dr. Ager has a wide experience of teaching English and History to a range of students of different ages, levels and backgrounds, Key Stage 3, GCSE, iGCSE, A level and I.B., and those with special educational needs. He is adept at focussing on the required outcomes for younger, as well as older students, whether for U.K. or international examinations.
Miss. Edwards is a friendly and personable tutor with an infectious love of language and learning. Her undergraduate studies were completed with a B.A. in Modern Languages (Spanish) from the University of Oxford. During her undergraduate studies, she studied American Literature at the University of Buenos Aires, obtaining a 95% score in overall assessment for the semester. Miss. Edwards has been a mentor to Oxford and Cambridge applicants, assisting with the practice interviews, aptitude test preparation and Personal Statements required for successful university entrance.
B.A. (SUNY Geneseo), M.Sc. (Oxon)
Alice completed her undergraduate degree in Anthropology with minors in English and Spanish at SUNY Geneseo in 2020. After this she completed an M.Sc., with distinction, in Archaeological Science at the University of Oxford in 2021. Alice has tutored in a variety of subjects at the undergraduate and pre-university level including Spanish, Geography, Biology, Anthropology, Statistics, and SAT Reading and Writing.
M.A. (Glasgow), M.Sc. (Edinburgh), D.Phil. (Oxon.), CETL
Angus lectures in English Literature at the University of Oxford, U.K., and has been working for Greene’s since 2011. Angus was awarded his D.Phil. from the University of Oxford for his doctoral research on James Joyce, and he has numerous publications to his name, covering a wide spectrum of English Literature. Angus achieved 1st class honours for his undergraduate degree from the University of Glasgow, U.K.; and a Distinction for his postgraduate master’s degree from the University of Edinburgh.
Shelley holds certificates in Pharmaceuticals, Accounting, English and Management from different universities in China, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Shanghai International Studies University. Since relocating to Oxford in 2006, Shelley has tutored Mandarin Chinese with many private students from early years to adults and from beginner to advanced levels. As a language tutor, Shelley believes that it is very important to form a good relationship/bond with students. This way, the students look forward to their lessons, are more willing to listen and to interact and even to do homework, therefore they learn better and quicker.
B.A. (Reed College), M.Sc. (L.S.E.), M.Phil. (Oxon.), D.Phil. candidate (Oxon.)
Ms. Brinkman-Schwartz’s academic career has a strong interdisciplinary component, exploring the intersections of history and literature. For the past ten years she has taught GSCE, A level and undergraduate students, as well as students following an American curriculum. In addition to teaching, she has worked as an archival researcher for such prestigious institutions in the U.S. such as MIT and Harvard, and as a Latin translator.
M. Pharm. (Porto), PGCE (Buckingham)
Mrs. Din has benefitted from the British system of education, both in her home town of Porto, Portugal and in the U.K. Mrs. Din’s aim is not only to ensure that the students can understand and apply the underlying concepts behind the subject, but that they can also relate the same concepts and theories to the world in which they live, and so appreciate and enjoy the relevance of their studies.
In Uncertain Times, Quality Counts
Many congratulations to all our students for another excellent year of A level results. You achieved 80% A* to A grades. 52% of you achieved A* grades. We would like to thank our staff and tutors for their tremendous hard work and dedication.
Learning Without Boundaries
Greene’s partners with independent schools across the country to deliver bespoke seminars covering a wide array of subjects using our Oxford-based tutors.
A 21st century education, but preparing you for the 22nd
One of our current students in Estoril, Peter, tells us about his experiences at Greene’s and his visions for the future.
Arthur, who currently studies at Greene’s College Oxford in Estoril, shares his plans and future aspirations.