Where we’re going
We believe that every child is individual and our specialist teams work with you to access the very best education experience to achieve their goals and ambitions. The demand for Carfax services and approach is truly global. Markets in many countries are ready to accommodate a Carfax presence.
Future plans for Carfax expansion are based on a measured growth strategy and include taking the Carfax approach and brand to new locations worldwide, whilst continuing to provide the best education expertise with no compromise on academic excellence.
We take a student-centric approach and act in the best interest of our clients
We treat every client as an individual and offer a bespoke service based on their individual needs and ambitions. The essence of the Carfax Approach is in that each pupil has their potential and a corresponding optimal educational outcome that they are capable of. It is the job of the teacher to help them realize their potential to the full and achieve that optimal outcome. Without fail. Without compromise.
Our Defining Values
Carfax Education Story
At the heart of the City of Oxford, the four roads leading from the old city gates form an ancient crossroads. This gave birth to the name ‘Carfax’, derived from the Latin quadric-furcus, literally ‘four-forked junction’. Given that the first Carfax business, Carfax Consultants, was providing guidance to those facing educational choices at ‘crossroads’ in their lives, this was adopted as the title of the company.
In 1610 a fountain was placed in Carfax, sourced by the Carfax Conduit, which channelled fresh water to the citizens of Oxford from its source in the surrounding hills. This fountain has been chosen as the company’s symbol, as it embodies all its values; Carfax College in Oxford, situated close to this ancient site, stands as a fountain of knowledge, with its source in one of most eminent academic foundations in the world.
Carfax leadership team
The main strength of Carfax is in the excellent staff and outstanding teachers that it is fortunate to have brought together. Currently over 50 members of staff work in various Carfax businesses and offices with over 400 tutors and teachers teaching Carfax pupils around the world. Listed in the alphabetical order below are some of the senior members of staff leading the Carfax group, its businesses, and overseas offices.
News & events
The Good Schools Guide
This year, we were reviewed by The Good Schools’ Guide - the UK’s number one school guide, helping parents in every aspect of choosing the best education for their children. Trusted by parents for 35 years, their guides include impartial and candid school and educational institute reviews as well as in-depth articles on education-related issues. Only a selection of tutor agencies are reviewed, and they follow a thorough process, including surveys and interviews. We are delighted to be featured, and to be received so positively by The Good Schools’ Guide. It truly is a wonderful achievement for everyone at Carfax Education.
Preparing for Oxbridge Interviews
For students applying for Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine, Veterinary and Dentistry, the applications are now in and the waiting begins. It is a tense time waiting to see if the invitation for interview will pop up in the inbox. We asked our Oxbridge graduate tutors for their advice on what can students do to be as well prepared as possible whilst they anticipate that eagerly sought after invitation…..
Oxford or Cambridge: Which one is right for you?
The UK has long had a reputation for the quality of the education on offer at its top universities, but none more so than Oxford and Cambridge. “Oxbridge” has become a byword for academic prestige, the aspiration for elite students the world over.
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