The Tanner Scheme: recollections
Throughout the middle 1960’s Hertford operated an uniquely progressive admissions system, so progressive that other colleges consistently attempted to expel us from the system
Keith McLauchlan, Emeritus Fellow
The alumni interviewed below applied to Hertford between 1965 and 1985, while the college was running a revolutionary scheme that sidestepped the traditional route into Oxford and set up a new system for students from state schools. For more information about the historic ‘Hertford Scheme’, read about Neil Tanner and his work.