Supporting your learners to access higher education.

We know your role is crucial in supporting your learners, and we have the tools to help.

our offering

Core Programme

Our core programme consists of a range of workshops and campus visits. From uncovering HE and providing an insight into student life, to exam success and subject masterclasses, we know how to inform and inspire your learners.


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Attainment Raising

We’re now working with schools and colleges to help raise the attainment of learners across our region. From mentoring and tutoring, to summer schools and innovative projects, we know how to boost the confidence, resilience and self-efficacy of your learners.


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Under-represented groups

Being care experienced, having a disability, or being a young carer often means learners face additional barriers when it comes to realising their education and career ambitions. Our tailored provision helps to level the playing field for these young people.


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Helping you to support your learners, and your school to meet the Gatsby benchmarks.

Our evidence-based and carefully designed activities are mapped to Gatsby Benchmarks and meet a range of learning outcomes, helping your school deliver its careers strategy whilst educating and motivating your learners.

Our Evaluation Framework follows a set of key principles to respond to the needs of your learners at each step in their education journey:

  • Intention – Increasing the intention of young people to progress to higher education.
  • Knowledge – Providing the information, advice and guidance (IAG) needed to make informed decisions and understand the benefits of higher education.
  • Attitude – Improving confidence and enhancing motivation towards learning.
  • Skills – Developing the academic and personal skills needed to succeed.
  • Sense of belonging – Seeing higher education as a valid option for them.

Together we can support your learners achieve their future goals and potential.

Outreach Programme Guide

Take a look at our Outreach Programme for more information about our core offering.

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Interested in CPD?

Supporting the Supporters
CPD

21st May 2024

Supporting the Supporters

This annual CPD event is aimed at professionals and supporters of care-experienced young people, including social workers, foster carers, personal advisors and designated teachers.  Join us to find out the most up-to-date information about the support available to young people who are care experienced in the run up to, and whilst at University. By attending this event, we hope you’ll feel more confident advising the young people you support. Through interactive talks and workshops, you’ll find out about all things Higher Education including the benefits of attending higher education, as well as how to apply and tips for navigating the admissions process. Information will also be provided on the specific support available to care-experienced students, funding that is available and you will have the chance to meet current students who have been through the care system. We will host this year at the University of Manchester. Lunch and a Campus Tour will be provided for delegates attending in person

Maths CPD: Using Resources to Engage and Challenge Students 25th June
CPD

25th Jun 2024

Maths CPD: Using Resources to Engage and Challenge Students 25th June

This online session for maths teachers will involve practically working through new and 'tried-and-tested' maths activities and offer the opportunity to: Investigate materials to challenge and engage pupils as they approach external assessment, covering major topic areas including:  Fractions, decimals and percentages Ratio Geometry Algebra Evaluate interesting approaches for pupils across the ability range, even reluctant learners Explore ways of filling knowledge gaps, generating enthusiasm and attainment in mathematics You will also receive a full set of resources by email, including:     maths problem-solving activities     2-d and 3-d geometrical materials     maths problem-solving trails  

Maths CPD: Using Resources to Engage and Challenge Students 2nd July
CPD

2nd Jul 2024

Maths CPD: Using Resources to Engage and Challenge Students 2nd July

This online session for maths teachers will involve practically working through new and 'tried-and-tested' maths activities and offer the opportunity to: Investigate materials to challenge and engage pupils as they approach external assessment, covering major topic areas including:  Fractions, decimals and percentages Ratio Geometry Algebra Evaluate interesting approaches for pupils across the ability range, even reluctant learners Explore ways of filling knowledge gaps, generating enthusiasm and attainment in mathematics You will also receive a full set of resources by email, including:     maths problem-solving activities     2-d and 3-d geometrical materials     maths problem-solving trails  

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